FISH Documentary

fish-RaySurfing is alive and well in OB when a pact house (church) turned out for FISH! The Ocean Beach Historical Society presented: Joseph Ryan – Freeway Project presents the Documentary FISH, AUG 16, at Water’s Edge Faith Community
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, Author and Local surfer
CFish-web-smher introduced 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.

 

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. sdnews.com For more on Nati’s, see this.