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Reader's Third Annual Guide to San Diego

Shortcuts, folk music, food co-ops, desert camping, public bathrooms, greasy spoons, street theater, fishing, bar bands, and more

1975 San Diego guide to greasy spoons Moon Cafe, Sun Cafe , Lucky's Lees – compared to U.S. Grant and Denny's 1975 San Diego guide to everything posh Westgate, Hotel Del, Scripps Clinic, Del Cerro ...

1975 San Diego guide to greasy spoons

Moon Cafe, Sun Cafe , Lucky's Lees – compared to U.S. Grant and Denny's

Sandwiched in between the theatres, bars, massage parlors and bookstores that make up San Diego's downtown exist a number of small but busy cafes catering to a unique clientele. These restaurants offer good meals (breakfast, ...

1975 San Diego guide to everything posh

Westgate, Hotel Del, Scripps Clinic, Del Cerro Liquor

What's posh? The dictionary defines it as elegant or fashionable, but to this I would amend the words unique or distinctive. The following guide is neither systematic nor definitive, but proves that glamour and cachet ...

1975 San Diego guide to public art

Fine Arts Gallery, LJMCA, colleges, and others

Cheap entertainment is something like the Holy Grail these days: forever sought and seldom approached. It may be cheap, but is it entertainment? Or vice versa. Well, window shopping at art galleries is the nearest ...

1975 San Diego guide to food co-ops

History, starting your own, buying

A THUMBNAIL HISTORY Food cooperatives in San Diego County began in June 1970 when approximately 50 students from' UCSD unified their enthusiasm with two grants from the University and an assessment of ten dollars a ...

1975 San Diego guide to driving shortcuts

Right from a cabbie's mouth

One of the first maxims of San Diego driving is that the fastest way to get from one point to another is not always a straight line. You may have to go two miles out ...

1975 San Diego guide to folk music and blues

People, groups, and events

(ED. Lou Curtiss made some introductory comments to this list about how he couldn't hope to list all the folk and blues artists in town; unfortunately, the comments got misplaced at the last minuter so ...

1975 San Diego guide to movers and shakers

The heavy 40

Andre Kostelanetz. Visiting conductor of the San Diego Symphony, he has recently purchased a home in Rancho Bernardo. Georgina Speivin. The star of The Devil in Ms. Jones, and a resident of El Cajon, she ...

1975 San Diego guide to bar bands

Hard rock, progressive rock, jazz, commercial

Usually, whenever anyone brings up the subject of a local pop music community, apology, bitterness, rationalization, and skepticism filter through the conversation. Everyone hits the chestnuts: San Diego is a musical desert. San Diego is ...

1975 San Diego guide to fishing

Freshwater, offshore, deep-sea

Lobster, abalone. yellowtail. bass, catfish, and trout. They all taste great served up at one of San Diego's ubiquitous sea food restaurants. But like vegetables from the backyard, fish seems to taste even better when ...

1975 San Diego guide to how the city developed

Growth

September 28, 1542 — Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo sets foot on the sands of Pt. Loma. Witnessed by 3 Indians, Cabrillo names this new-found land San Miguel. November 20, 1602 — Sebastian Vizcaino moors his ships ...

1975 San Diego guide to public bathrooms

Downtown, night spots, La Jolla

There is this popular activity, that every San Diegan ponders at one time or another, yet it goes on unmentioned and unrecorded. A web of facilities, spread all over the city for this activity, is ...

1975 San Diego guide to street theater

Where to find them and rules they must follow

FOR THE AUDIENCE The most prominent street entertainers and where to find them. BALBOA PARK. Normal Heights Lounge Lizards (Bluegrass Musicians) Formal Garden on Village Place Armondo Lucero (Magic. Mime, and Juggling) Behind Casa Del ...

1975 San Diego guide to desert camping

Arroyo Salada, Culp Valley, Bow Willow, Tamarisk Grove, Agua Caliente, Palm Canyon, Fish Creek, Dos Cabezas

‘‘There’s only one environment hostile to man — that's the city. Treat the desert right and it will treat you right.” That's a word of advice rangers at Anza-Borrego State Park give thousands of campers ...

1975 guide to natural food restaurants

Rubaiyat, Little Red House, Future Food, Prophet, Orango's Jay's Cafe, Gatekeeper, Rocco's, Shepherd, Homestead, Sunseed, Harmony, Daily Bread

—You mean there’s an alternative to eating? Wow! Think of all the time we’d save if... —No. You didn’t let me finish. I was going to say there’s an alternative to eating meat and potatoes, ...

1975 San Diego guide to racquetball

Where to play – plus local manufacturers

It is nine o'clock at night, whc most sane people are at home safe any warm. You find yourself in a draftx concrete hallway, stripped to a pair of shorts and a top. alternate^ sweating ...

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