Stories for October 1979

Thursday, October 25

Night Watch: Security Guards Report

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Any way the wind blows

Russ glides off a cliff

The wind is picking up at Torrey Pines. It happens each year as summer gives way to autumn, when land and sea begin a tug-of-war with the coastal air. The Pacific will lose this contest; ...

Thursday, October 18

Gorin by himself

Duncan Shepherd: Why not begin at the beginning, and tell how you got this project off the ground. Jean-Pierre Gorin: It was rather simple really. After the episode on Apocalypse Now, I came back to ...

Two Dollar Tour

On the road with The Penetrators

"If I've had a nutritional meal in the last year, it’ll come as a surprise to my stomach," quips Dan McLain in between resounding burps. It is almost midnight and we are sitting outside a ...

Thursday, October 11

Love With a Proper Stranger

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DMV Lines

Dear Matthew Alice: While standing in the license renewal line for an hour and a half the other day at the Department of Motor Vehicles, I realized that this mundane chore is one of our ...

Thursday, October 4

Tales of Old Burlingame

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A quiet place south of here

Still windowless and doorless and lacking tarpaper on the roof, the school is a twenty-by-forty-foot plywood-and-frame structure built on a concrete-slab floor. The blackboards are strips of sheet metal painted green.

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