Today's image is a 1950s view of the entrance to the Pan-for-Gold attraction at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park. The guy in the headdress is Jim "Chief Red Feather" Brady, and I believe the prospector with the white hat and dark red shirt is Roy Bryant.
At tonight's meeting of the Dana Point Historical Society, speaker Hobie Alter Jr. will discuss "Growing Up With The Hobie Legend" on the 40th anniversary of his father's famous catamarans, launched in 1968. The meeting will be held at the Dana Point Tennis Center, 24911 Calle de Tenis, at 6:30pm.
Also, tomorrow is Stan Oftelie's birthday. Among his many other claims to fame, Stan is also the leading authority on O.C. political history. Happy birthday!