The Ocean Beach Town Council of Yesteryear …

by on August 31, 2010 · 3 comments

in Civil Rights, Culture, Media, OB Time Machine, Ocean Beach

Come meet the OB Town Council of yesteryear … of 1972. OB community activists were engaged in a stand-off with the then president Bob Miller. Here is a portion of the front page of the original OB Rag in March 1972. (The link to the scanned version is below.)
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For a clearer version, click on the link below. And keep clicking until you have a legible version.

OB Rag – March 1972, Vol. 2, No. 8

For more scanned issues of the original OB Rag, go here.

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avatar Wireless Mike August 31, 2010 at 3:48 pm

Thanks for providing a historical context. Many of the issues facing OB have been around for a long time, giving the community a strong sense of continuity over the years.

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana

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avatar Danny Morales August 31, 2010 at 4:48 pm

The 1972 GOP Convention was forced to move to Miami thanks to the efforts of the People of San Diego (who also voted to forbid the USS Constellation to depart for Vietnam)- “No Bastardus Carborundum” (dont let the bastards grind you down)- Never, Ever!

Thank you Frank and all of your ilk!

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avatar joyce April 29, 2012 at 12:27 am

remembers when the Co-op was down from JoB, in a house, making soup with leftover veggies,and was shut down by the cops, can’t remember exactly what year that was.. but it was a simpler time, when the newly formed co-op sold the bare essentials and not all that high priced crap they sell now..

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