Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Forest

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John Vonderlin Looks Forward to the Golf Tournament…But his reason will surprise you…

Story/Photos by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, I’d like to shout out a “Fore! Heads Up!” to all the folks in Half Moon Bay.  The Samsung World Championship women’s golf tournament will be played at the Ritz Carlton’s … Continue reading

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Early 1900s: Pescadero Geology 010

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New Book: "Kings Mountain" by HMB Review Reporter Stacy Trevenon

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John Vonderlin: Was it really a sunfish?

Story/Photo by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) John wanted to make certain that the “thing” he found at the beach was, indeed, an ocean sunfish. Like everything else, they are more beautiful in life. To confirm what he found, John … Continue reading

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1970s: Shawn Mann "did the loop"

June, As I prepare for my pilgrimage back to Menlo Park I happened to come across your website. I will be attending my 30th re-union for Menlo Atherton H.S. From 1977 to 1979 I delivered the Times Tribune ( Redwood … Continue reading

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The Coburn Mystery: Chapter 51

Why am I posting chapters from the Coburn Mystery? While researching this never-ending, generous tale, I realized that there was a tremendous amount of extraneous historical information– that “the Coburn Mystery”  paints a much larger picture  of life on the … Continue reading

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"Hot" Souvenirs from Past Coastside Clean-Up Days. From John Vonderlin's Special Collection

John Vonderlin reminds: Coastside Clean-Up Day This Saturday Photos by john Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) June: What are you seeing: A pair of dentures; a close-up of a Tubenose bird; a close-up of the bird’s beak; a sunfish; breastbone-wishbone combo, … Continue reading

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Through the redwoods and down to Duartes for berry pie

The past couple of days we’ve had guests from back east. Burt’s cousins. (Burt is my partner.) The cousins had visited Muir Woods on their own, and I told them I would show them our lovely redwoods. Which are much … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Mossy Green Algae Ball Solved

Story by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, Do you remember that picture of a mossy green algae ball I sent you and you posted, hoping somebody could identify it? Well Meg came up with the answer. It is … Continue reading

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