Monthly Archives: June 2009

Susan Morgan: Here’s my “Cake of the Week”

Well, Susan, this one is definitely male-oriented. Says special Princeton-by-theSeal cake maker Susan Morgan: Celebrate this Father’s day or any special event with our Cheese-caka-burger! We’ve taken our vanilla cheesecake with lemon and orange zest on a butter cookie crust … Continue reading

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October 1961: Did Captain Sigfried Olsen have a home on the Coastside?

Here’s Captain S. Olsen’s 1861  obit? “Capt. Sigfried Olsen, owner of a San Francisco shipping company, and an exporter for more than 30 years, died apparently of a heart attack yesterday. He was 72.  “Death came at his home at … Continue reading

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Don’t know what Tafoni is?

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Erich Von Neff: Two (Bohemian) Poems

[Note: I have posted many of Erich Von Neff’s fiction on my other websites. Erich was a well know, beloved bicyclist and now  writes and works as a San Francisco Longshoreman. His stories have been published in France, where they … Continue reading

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The Brophy Tract

From John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Right after the 1906 Earthquake and Fire   brophytract “Over 1000 lots have been sold at Halfmoon Bay during the last four months. The advent of spring will find hundreds of these investors erecting … Continue reading

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John Vonderlin: 1899: David Starr Jordan and the Sea Lions

Story from John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) [Image below: David Starr Jordan] Hi June,   This article is from the April 12th, 1899 issue of “The Call.” It is about the upcoming meeting of the commission that will  decide the … Continue reading

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John Vonderlin: 1901: What happened to the seal lions?

Story from John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June,     This is an editorial that appeared a little over a year after the massacre that was described in the last article I sent you. This person seems to be seeing the … Continue reading

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