Traffic-Trol featured spring-loaded spikes that retracted when driven over by exiting cars but shredded the tires of lgate-crashers attempting to enter the lot via the exit gates.

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History of San Diego

Lester Bangs, Vince Miranda, San Diego 100 years ago, race in 19th century San Diego, shooting of Some Like It Hot, San Diego drive-in theaters

My Highschool Days With Lester Bangs When Lester Bangs moved to Detroit to join the staff of Creem magazine, we kept in touch with letters and phone calls that came less and less often. The ...

Field of Screens

Drive-in theaters in San Diego: Midway, Campus, Rancho, Del Mar, Frontier, Big Sky, Alvarado, Tu-Vu, Aero, Harbor, Santee, South Bay, Ace, Pacific, Escondido, Oceanside

The first drive-in theater I snuck into in San Diego was also the first one built here, the Midway, on the northwest corner of Mission Bay Drive and Sports Arena Boulevard. It was December 1979, ...

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