Monthly Archives: May 2007

Miramar: The Historic "Hastings House", An Artist's Garden

Decades before Coastside artist Linda Montalto Patterson and her classical musician husband, Richard, bought the historic “Hastings House” in Miramar, cows and a cantankerous bull grazed on the neighbor’s land. At that time eveyrbody had an outhouse and the one … Continue reading

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Early South Coast Conservationist: Theodore Hoover (8)

Mildred and Theodore (“Tad”) wanted to move in full time to their house at Rancho del Oso but Stanford University and Palo Alto had too many claims on them. Theodore was still the dean of the School of Engineering and … Continue reading

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Early South Coast Conservationist: Theodore Hoover (7)

(to catch up, please see previous stories 1-6….Theodore and Mildred Hoover purchased property in the Waddell Canyon, south of Pescadero…Hoover was the dean of the Engineering School at Stanford, a conservationist and the older borther of the 31st president. Mildred … Continue reading

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Remembering Cathy Duncan in Two Photos

Ed Davis kindly emailed me these photos of Cathy Duncan. Ed writes: “Two photos of Cathy taken 10/87 at a 40th birthday for a woman named Sue Gagliardo at the Princeton Inn (now Mezz Luna). The man in the … Continue reading

Posted in Cathy Duncan, Ed Davis

Bound for "American Idol" ):– The Half Moon Bay High Cougars Marching Band

Watch them here (on Main Street, at the Chamarita)

Posted in Half Moon Bay High School, HMB Hi Cougars Marching Band

Good Crowd At HMB Chamarita Today

Below, the beautiful Half Moon Bay Chamarita Queen, Elizabeth Rocha, holding the crown emerges from the service at the Catholic Church, behind her two pretty “side” queens, Christina and Melissa; a member of the Half Moon Bay High School band … Continue reading

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1928 Chamarita, Half Moon Bay, Into The (Old) Catholic Church

Posted in Chamarita, Coastside Architecture, Holy Ghost Festival