Category Archives: Tony Pera

"Lost" lighthouse found in Montara?

Tony Pera asks: “How do you lose a lighthouse? Check this out.” To read the story, click here (Image: Point Montara Station.) The story is scheduled to appear in the “Lighthouse Digest,” but I did not see it in the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Main Street in old Half Moon Bay

Thank you, Tony Pera, for the photo. Tony, almost single-handedly returned the Ocean View Lodge in the IOOF building on Main Street, back to its former glory. You can’t imagine how many hours and days of his private time he … Continue reading

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Half Moon Bay Is Still A Small Town With A Great Big Heart

This afternoon, Burt and I attended the 140th anniversary celebration of Ocean View Lodge #143, Independent Order of Odd Fellows in their newly renovated building at 526 Main Street, HMB. (Apologies for not remembering all the official titles. From L-R: … Continue reading

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140 Years Later, the OddFellows Building Still Holds the Unknown History of Half Moon Bay

Hi June- This is the Odd Fellows Building, 526 Main Street, then & now, top & bottom (further down) Across from City Hall next door to the HMB Bakery. M.Coffee and Tokenz are on the ground floor. The Ocean View … Continue reading

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