Reader Rant: The Mainstream Media and the Push for Endless War

July 3, 2015 by Jeff Stone
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By Jeff Stone

Why is the mainstream media only in hysterics over ISIS and the “terrorist threats” from Muslims? Could it be that they are being manipulated, or even directed by our government agencies?

Before you accuse this writer of paranoia realize that there are only six corporations that collectively control U.S. media today: Time Warner, Walt Disney, Viacom, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., CBS Corporation and NBC Universal. Together, the “big six” absolutely dominate news and entertainment in the United States.

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The Most Interesting Man Doesn’t Always Read the OB Rag …

April 23, 2015 by Jeff Stone
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Paddle Around the OB Pier for Clean Water Attracts Hundreds

September 22, 2014 by Jeff Stone
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At the annual Surfrider-sponsored Paddle for Clean Water, hundreds of surfers, paddle boarders, kayakers, boogieboarders, and others jumped into the Pacific Ocean at and around the OB Pier, on Sunday, September 21. It was the 23rd anniversary of the organization’s Paddle for Clean Water event around Southern California’s longest pier in a mass display of solidarity for the protection of our precious coastlines.

They came from far and wide, they were young and old, and all participants were fed a free breakfast.

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OB Holiday Parade 2009 – Photo Gallery!

December 6, 2009 by Jeff Stone
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Agreat cross section of photos from the 2009 Ocean Beach Holiday Parade.

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All photos by Jeff Stone.

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Sunday’s Surfers

September 14, 2009 by Jeff Stone
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OCEAN BEACH, CA.  Despite its cancellation due to high surf, the 2009 Clean Water Paddle sponsored by the Surfrider Foundation still attracted many folks.  And some of them went surfing. Our good friend and local photag captured these (click on the headline to see the rest of the pics):

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Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness – OB Fireworks

July 5, 2009 by Jeff Stone
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Fireworks at the end of the OB Pier are always good for a huge crowd. The beach, the pier, the surrounding blocks, the overlooking hilltops, and the cliffs are packed. It seems like the whole world comes to OB for the fireworks every 4th. And why not? They’re great!

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The Lost Street Fair Photos

July 2, 2009 by Jeff Stone
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Diligent researchers at the OB Rag blog have just unearthed an entire batch of foggotten photos from OB’s Street Fair held last weekend.

These photos, by Jeff Stone, cover a variety of subjects. We need assistance however in determining who is in the photos. So if you see someone or some band you know, give us a shout-out.

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