Walter Mencken is a Reader contributor. See staff page for published articles.
The original 1915 Toadstool attraction featured a spinning disc, set into the floor. Customers would ...
The original 1915 Oriental Joy Garden introduced "ordinary Americans" to the wonders of the exotic ...
For some reason, this pyramid was used to display an ostrich farm in 1915. We've ...
This one is a favorite. The original exhibit was billed as an "imaginative portrayal of ...
Cheetah's might want to think about relocating.
…and the club is considering selling the footage as a DVD titled simply, San Diego ...
Cheetah's security cameras captured the raid on tape…
"Oh yeah? Well, my dad's the assistant chief of police…"
Bonus points to SDSU for the mythological reference!
I didn't know they made mannequins like that.
"It's better to burn out than to fade away."
The Wizard makes ready to sail away.
"Can't you read? The sign says we're out of money! Now go away!"
This fall's hot ticket!
SD Opera Director Campbell: "We had planned to go out with grace and dignity. Then ...
Still from Ted Leitner's YouTube ad for attorney James D. Scott
San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman fields questions from reporters while City Attorney Jan Goldsmith ...
Pagliacci, now available for birthdays. "Let the sad clown bring happiness to your party!"
Giacomo "Hi-C" Montenegro (right, holding beer) belting out his trademark aria "Nessun Dorma" during a ...
Photo allegedly depicting "shame bagging."
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Daniel Powell 7 a.m., Aug. 1
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