THURS., AUG. 16- FISH Documentary

Fish-web-smThe Ocean Beach Historical Society presents: Joseph Ryan – Freeway Project presents the Documentary FISH
THURS., AUG 16, 7PM at Water’s Edge Faith Community, at 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd., O.B.
“FISH is a look at the origin and impact of the Fish Surfboard design and how it would influence surf culture 40 years later.”
Presenter: Cher Pendarvis, Surfer, Artist and Author Local surfer
Cher Pendarvis will introduce the film.
The Fish surfboard design was innovated in Ocean Beach – Point Loma by Steve Lis in 1967. Local surfers who are passionate about the Fish surfboard design are interviewed and surfing in the film, including Steve Lis, Skip Frye, Jeff Ching, Stanley Pleskunas, Bird Huffman, Cher Pendarvis, Mitchell Peligrin, Trevor Neilsen, Cory Edging and others. Appearances by surf greats Mark Richards, David Rastovich and others. Join the OBHS for this FREE event Thursday August 16th.

Nati’s Building Denied Historic Designation

An attempt to have recently closed Nati’s Mexican Restaurant building at 1852-1866 Bacon St. in Ocean Beach declared historical failed by a 7-2 vote on June 28 at the City’s Historical Resources Board. The preservation effort was spearheaded by Obecans and Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO). La Jolla attorney and HRB board member Courtney Coyle’s made a motion in favor of historically designating the Nati’s property: The motion was defeated. For more on Nati’s, see this.