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A collection of 6 posts
When sand sculptor James J. Taylor came to San Francisco’s Ocean Beach.
The Legacy of Uncle Cliff
Cliff Kamaka ruled Fleishhacker Pool and influenced a generation of Kelly's Cove surfers.
The Girl from Wyoming
Crossing the continent to San Francisco with $2, a horse, and a dog.
Woody Grab Bag #006
Seeing the End of Playland
Playland at the Beach, San Francisco's version of Coney Island, closed for good on September 4, 1972. Photographer Dennis O'Rorke artfully captured the final days.
Carville-by-the-Sea in 10 Slides
San Francisco's bygone bohemian community made of recycled transit cars at Ocean Beach.