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FORT POINT ’73: A SURFER-POLICE AFFAIR GOES ON THE ROCKS

California-born surfer Brian Tissot is a marine biologist, author and professor. This article was originally posted in 2016 on Tissot’s “Dr. Abalone” website.   *  *  *  Early 1973. Awakened by stones hitting my window, I grab my clock. Wow, it’s 5 AM. And a school day too! I grab my board and wetsuit, pile into…