Authors on the hunt for ‘then’ and ‘now’ photo locations By Gene Felder, Special to the Independent Readers are likely aware of the 2009 book “Images of America – Laguna Beach” by Claire Vogel published by Arcadia Publishing. The company also has a “Then and Now” series, and Foster Eubank and I will be […]
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History hunters need now and then photo locations Arcadia Publishing developed a nitch exploiting local history with its “Images of America” paperbacks about local towns, including 2009’s edition about Laguna Beach. Author Claire Vogel relied heavily on the Laguna Beach Historical Society and its treasurer Gene Felder. The company now is pursuing a […]
El Morro, from Joan Irvine Smith’s 2006 book “A California Woman’s Story” ”In 1927, Robert Windolph, who provided propane to the coastal farmers, secured a lease from The Irvine Company and established Tyron’s Camp on the beach at El Morro Cove north of Abalone Point; there he added a restroom and opened a market that […]