Category Archives: Coastside Characters

Artist Peter Adams Tells an "Orville Story"

Story by Peter Adams orville — he was singular! i am sorry he’s gone. here’s one story: we arm wrestled at the miramar beach inn during the days of joe the bartender and his ‘secret sauce’. i won, much to … Continue reading

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"O" is for Orville: Story by Tom Andersen

Story by Tom Andersen Email Tom (tomandersen@biz.com) Hi June, I enjoyed reading in your blog about Richard English. I was so shocked when he died so young, although having some insight into his personal habits, on second thought, it wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Coastside Characters, Orville, Tom Andersen

Call-out for Jack King…..

[Image: If you are wondering who the hand on Jack’s left shoulder belongs to: it’s Janice’s hand, Jack’s girlfriend.] The last time I saw Jack King was at the hardware store in El Granada, when Tom Andersen owned it. That … Continue reading

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….Meet Montara's Collin Tiura….

Story by June Morrall Do you know Collin Tiura? You’ve got to meet him. Yesterday he visited us at our home. He’s an adventurer with the best stories to tell—a man who’s done and seen everything and could survive anywhere … Continue reading

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The "Three Richards" Redux

A while ago I posted a story called “The Three Richards;” to read it, click here The story begins: “Three Richards but I have a photo of only one.” At the time the only photo I had and posted was … Continue reading

Posted in Coastside Characters, Joni Keim, Richard English

Coastsiders 1970s

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Cool Coastside Kid (1970s)

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