Monthly Archives: June 2009

John Vonderlin: "Coastsiders" Fight Back

Story from John Vonderlin Email John ( “Coastsiders Fight Back”    Hi June,   The excerpt below, from Ano Nuevo’s General Plan, tells an interesting story of the Coastsiders’ first efforts to stop the encroachment of outside developers. Well sort … Continue reading

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John Vonderlin: El Pescadero Maps

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1945: Charles F. Humphrey Passes

  From the Half Moon Bay Review, 1945   1945 Well known Citizen of Coastside Passes   “Charles Franklin Humphrey, well known attorney of San Francisco, on Friday, the 17th of August 1945. With his death ends a vibrant and … Continue reading

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June 1920: Pescadero's Plans for the 4th of July

From the “Coastside Comet,” June 18, 1920 Pescadero to Celebrate Plans and preparations are being completed for a big Fourth of July celebration in Pescadero this year. The festivities will be held on Monday, July 5, commencing with a musical … Continue reading

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John Vonderlin: 1887: Shipwreck of the Bark J.W. Seaver at Point Ano Nuevo

Story by John Vonderlin Email John (   Hi June, This is about the shipwreck of the Bark J.W. Seaver, on the rocks of Point Ano Nuevo at 9 A.M. on April 10th, 1887.  There are several aspects of the … Continue reading

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Millionaire Loren Coburn's Relatives Owned the Coburn Trolley Co.

From June Morrall Email June ( One of Loren Coburn’s brothers owned the Trolley Track Mfg Co.  Note: Below is promotional material for Coburn Trolley Track Manufacturing Co., Holyoke, Massachusetts. Loren Coburn was visited in Pescadero by the relatives who had … Continue reading

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John Vonderlin: Old Ano Nuevo Sketches

Story from John Vonderlin Email John ( Hi June, This is the sketch of Ano Nuevo mentioned by George Davidson in the excerpt from his “Directory …” book I just sent. There are also ScreenShots of the larger map it is from, … Continue reading

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