Work Cited

Frank, Phil , Kendrick Rand and Tamae Angoli.  Bolinas and Stinson Beach.  Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2004.

Heinold, George.  John Heinold and His First and Last Chance.  Oakland: International Press: 1936.

London, Jack.  John Barleycorn.  New York: The Century Co., 1913.

London, Jack.  The Valley of the Moon.   Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

Murdock, Dick.  Port Costa 1879-1941: A Sage of Sails, Sacks and Rails.  Port Costa: Murdock-Endom Publications, 1977.

Neasham, V. Aubrey and William E. Pritchard.  Drake’s Landing: The Evidence for the Bolinas Lagoon. Sacramento: Western Heritage Inc., 1974.

Norman, Jeff.  Temescal Legacies: narratives of change from a North Oakland neighborhood.  Oakland: Shared Ground, 2006.

Robinson,  John V., and Veronica Crane.  Port Costa.   Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2007.

Tahsler, Bruce.  The San Francisco East Bay Scene: Garage Bands From the 60's: Then and Now.  San Leandro, CA: Teens N Twenties Publications, 2007.

Wearin, Otha Donnee.  Heinold’s First and Last Chance.  Hastings, IA: Wearin, 1974.

Interviews and Transcripts-

Larry.  Bartender at Wherehouse Cafe.  November 1st, 2011.

Lioce, Joanna. Bartender at Vesuvio.  October 11, 2011.

Lioce, Tony. Bartender at Specs and Vesuvio.  October 11, 2011.

Haworth, Elia.  Assistant Director of Bolinas Museum.  November 15, 2011.

Hughes, Dustin.  Bartender at Kingfish Pub.  November 10, 2011.

“Oral history interview with Wally Hedrick, 1974 June 10-24”, Archives of American Art.

Newspapers and Magazines-

Celli, Robert. “Living History, One Drink at a Time or 60 Years and No End in Sight.” The Semaphore 186 (2009).

Jones, Carolyn.  “Landmark status sought for Oakland's Kingfish pub." San Francisco Chronicle, October 12 2011. 

Jones, Carolyn.  “Venerable Port Costa hotel is one of a kind. ”  San Francisco Chronicle,  January 11 2009.

Nolte, Carl. “Kerouac Alley has face-lift.” San Francisco Chronicle, March 30, 2007.

Whitting, Sam. “Ghosts of Beat Generation Haunt North Beach.” San Francisco Chronicle, November 26, 1995.


First and Last Chance website,

Smileys Schooner Saloon website,

Vesuvio website,