Mr.Rohloff’s Neighborhood by Paul Gross

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Paul Gross recalls the rise and fall of surf movies. After attending jury duty next to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Gross recalls days when the place was packed for surf flicks and also muses about surfing’s societal acceptance and the decline of Los Angeles’ importance in the surf world.