Dorian Hargrove 3:30 p.m., July 1
The following are some of his stories from the print archives:
Dec. 9, 1976 A Kingdom Bought and Sold (life at triplexes in Encinitas near Moonlight Beach)
April 13, 1978 Don't Fence Me In (off-road vehicles at the Salton Sea)
Oct. 26, 1978 River run (hiking the San Diego River)
May 3, 1979 Pilgrims by the Shore (Easter vacation at the Colorado River)
March 15, 1984 Making Waves (Mike Doyle- one of world's most talented surfers)
Aug. 2, 1984 The Devil's Peak (hiking 10,000-ft. Baja peak)
Nov. 7, 1985 The Spirit of Steve Ponchetti (Santa Ysabel Indians)
Feb. 13, 1986 Great Top Spin Never Stops (Bobby Riggs)
Oct. 23, 1986 Ten-Speed Terror (danger on two wheels)
Feb. 11, 1988 Fifty Miles of River (San Dieguito River - from Volcan Mountain to Del Mar)
Oct. 20, 1988 The Sport of Surfing Is: 1) Epic 2) Formerly Bitchin' 3) A Business Opportunity (Mike Doyle and commercialization of surfing)
Nov. 23, 1994, page 42 A Shirt for a Surf Hero (mega success of surf god Rusty Preisendorfer)
Be sure to save the story file to your desktop and zoom in to read the text.
A wonderful world well south of the border.
Not long after the New Year, my friend and neighbor here in Zacatitos, Marilyn Z, sent me an email saying that, at 81 years of age, she had lost her battle with cancer and had ...
It's the Navy's Paradise, Not Yours
“We went over to Santa Catalina Island and trapped eight goats, fit them with radio telemetry collars. Because goats are gregarious and tend to congregate together whenever possible, the Judas goats led us to the remnant herds.”
The sign on Carlsbad Boulevard says simply “Seeds.” Behind that stands a small, Spanish-style place surrounded by a wonderland of flowers. Some new trendy beachwear boutique, you think. Or perhaps a chic vegetarian restaurant. Of ...
He finds them, he feeds them
Foster, a Shawnee Indian originally from Oklahoma, has been delivering about 100 hot meals a day to homebound elderly people on the Pala, Pauma, La Jolla, Rincon, and San Pasqual Indian reservations.
If you have to thumb a ride, you have to tell a story
The smartest hitchhiker I heard about was a guy who hitched carrying his belongings in a gas can with the bottom cut out. Drivers who will never pick up a hitchhiker will stop for a motorist out of gas.
San Diego County has more rare and endangered species than any other place in America.
Otay Mesa on a hot summer morning. A few dazed-looking cattle wander aimlessly through the brush. Off to the south, the huge tail of a jet, taxiing for takeoff at the Tijuana airport, rises above ...
An Indian tribal elder has discovered the language of life.
It was through Henry’s persuasion that the La Jolla reservation built the campground and water slide below Palomar Mountain, on the San Luis Rey River. Those popular improvements now provide income for the reservation
Three days along the San Dieguito
In the next three days, I learned that the San Dieguito River drainage is a kind of graveyard for dead automobiles. They litter the river’s canyons like dinosaur bones. That V-12 was simply the first.