Stories for October 1972

Thursday, October 26

And you begin to think you could be Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald at the Plaze Hotel in New York in the 20s

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Thursday, October 19

Rock in San Diego

Jim Pagni was once described to me as “some old guy who puts on all the rock concerts, cheats the people and grins all the way to the bank.” In my mind, I pictured him ...

Thursday, October 5

South of Broadway: The Pigeons in Horton Plaza

Now there's an Issue the City Council Could Agree on

Oh, a few old ladies will always be scattering birdseed, but most of our voters realize that pigeons just don’t belong here. They simply aren’t San Diego. Did you ever see one on the beach, ...

The First Issue of the Reader

The first issue of the San Diego Reader came out on October 5, 1972. The 12-page black-and-white tabloid was laid out on the dining room table of a one-bedroom apartment on Mission Boulevard in Mission ...

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