Monthly Archives: September 2009

Montara: New La Costanera Restaurant Was Site of Frank Torre's Second Place

Restaurateur Frank Torres opened his second restaurant, (the Moss Beach Distillery was his first), a pink colored building, here in Montara in the 1950s– a place where he and his wife loved to dress up in costumes and host parties … Continue reading

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Somebody Loves (Live) Half Moon Bay Chickens

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John Vonderlin: Lake Pilarcitos: It's the Water

Story from John Vonderlin Email John: benloudman@sbcglobal.net Hi June, The posting I sent you about an article entitled “Mammoth Reservoirs,” in the 1893 “Morning Call,” piqued my curiosity about Pilarcitos Lake and I did some further research. I was surprised¬†by … Continue reading

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Our own "Elegant Cheese Cakes" Was on Eye on the Bay

You know that’s a cheese cake in the image, right? The “Eye on the Bay” cheese cake: Created and baked in Princeton-by-the-Sea ( sometimes also called Pillar Point because the business is located so close to the landmark) by the … Continue reading

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Larry Kaplan: Is there a boat called June?

Story by Larry Kaplan June, I enjoyed playing badminton(with you) yesterday with the two schooners named, WHITE CLOUD. We even came out with a winner and a loser…sort of. Mayhaps you will find this interesting; I always have. There’s an … Continue reading

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Kendra Says She's Skipper Kent's Goddaughter & He Owned "White Cloud" But WHICH "White Cloud"

(Note: I got the “Napkin” image from Skipper Kent himself when he was living on the Big Island in Hawaii. He had once owned a popular San Francisco restaurant called SKIPPER KENTS at Columbus & Taylor. One of his homes … Continue reading

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Scene: On the streets where we live

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