Tag Archive: 1950s

Jun 19

Lovern’s Clam Bell of Oceano

The clam bell called Oceaon clammers to the clams for many years at Lovern's in Oceano

Drifting fog, a bell rings over the dunes a cold clam fork in hand… On Sept. 7, 1989 Telegram-Tribune reporter Carol Roberts wrote about the clam bell. OCEANO — Betty Boyd had a few friends over last weekend to ring a bell. The bell once rang atop her dad Bill Lovern’s store on Pier Avenue, …

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May 13

Delite Bakery

Delite Bakery circa 1950s photo courtesy Janice (Putnam) Reichert. Janice (Putnam) Reichert recently wrote in to share her photo and memories of Delite Bakery. My mother worked there for many, many years. As a matter of fact she came up with the name for the bakery and the unique spelling. I was just a baby …

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Nov 15

Higuera Street postcard

Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo from postcard

Blake Andrews shared this post card of Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. I am guessing this is the early 1950′s though if you have a better guess from the make of the cars please post a comment. Higuera was a two way street then, with no trees planted but lots of awnings on the …

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