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Content for Thursday, October 7, 1976

News & Stories

Reader's Fourth Annual Guide to San DIego

1976 San Diego guide to where to park Downtown, State College area, beaches, La Jolla 1976 San Diego guide to Navy slang Bulkhead, cum shaw, head, jarhead, u-trou, Z-gram 1976 San Diego guide to surfer ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to local produce

For the most part, bargain hunting with the food dollar requires a car and a good map of the far reaches of the county. The numerous small markets—from the Mom and Pop stores to the ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to where to park

DOWNTOWN Free parking is available at the three extremes of the downtown area. The most accessible and most popular spaces are located on what some old hands have nicknamed “Tightwad Hill.” This area, loaded with ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to Navy slang

Airdale. Navy pilot; any Navy person associated with Navy aviation. All Hands. Everyone; also, name of official U.S. Navy monthly magazine. Below (also Belowdecks).Downstairs. Boondockers (also Boonies). Navy regulation black shoes with high ankle support. ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to surfer slang

Backyard Special. A poorly constructed, homemade surfboard. Bail. Leap from a surfboard when confronted with danger. Body Flyaway. Jumping clear of one’s surfboard to avoid body, board contact. Bowl Section. That part of a wave ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to movie houses

There has been nothing near a boom in movie house construction in recent times, so when talk turns to the latest fashions in movie theaters it becomes necessary to stretch back several years. The latest ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide of where to jog

In San Diego, one can't use the excuses for not exercising regularly that one can in other American cities that the weather is incongenial or that there is no place to exercise. Here, there is ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to movers and shakers

Laurel Page Former Miss Sun Up on Channel 8, now the voice behind the H Salt Fish & Chips. Fashion Valley. Fashion Conspiracy, and Kern Clen commercials King Golden, Jr. So tar. the only local ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to golf courses

Most golfers will tell you that San Diego has more golf courses than any other area in the country. They say this not out of affection for San Diego nor because the tourist bureau has ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to fast food restaurants

The national obsession with speed and efficiency has given American cooking whatever international reputation it possesses. French food is rich, German is heavy, Chinese is unfulfilling... and American is fast. We have developed the cuisine ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to elegant restaurants

Poshness in restaurants depends on all-over elegance: in the preparation of the food and the attitude of the menu; in the presentation of the food and wine, that is, the service; and in the physical ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to elevators

Elevators are indigenous to city life. They may even have helped to instigate the high-rise phenomenon. Consider what the skyline of New York would look like if it weren't for these mechanical lifts. How many ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to local dance troupes

One of the striking facets of local cultural life is the recent proliferation of dance activities. Dance companies have been exploding on the scene something like bicentennial fireworks. And this blossoming of dance theatre is ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to Chicano slang

Al rato. So long; see you later. Bad Jam. Great song. Bunk. Anything false. Carnale. Buddy; friend; partner. Chavalo. Young guy. Chingazos (also Cabrongazos). Throwing mean blows; exchanging derogatory remarks. Cheeva. Heroin. C/S. Unimpeachable truth. ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to best hikes

Southern Californians seem to have an inferiority complex when it comes to the local hiking areas. Many would rather drive hundreds of miles to hike in the crowded Sierras than travel for an hour (or ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to easy jobs

"I told the man I was a genius, but he said. 'Son. we got all that we can use.’ So now I got those steadily depressing, low-down mind-messing. working-at-the-car-wash blues. ” —Jim Croce Job hunting ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to car washes

With San Diego’s huge number of apartments, the American ritual of car washing in many neighborhoods has moved out of the driveway and into the stall of the corner self-service, the assembly line of the ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to all things yiddish

An old joke about Jewish identity describes the man who ventures into the Deep South in tum-of-the-century orthodox regalia: black beaver hat, black frock coat extending almost to the ankles, black trousers, black shoes and ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to buying concert tickets

CIVIC THEATRE The Civic Theatre is San Diego’s “official” concert hall, being part of the city's community concourse complex, and boasting the plushest setting for entertainment in the county. As a showcase for productions including ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to swimming pools

It is 7 a.m., 72°, summertime in San Diego. The folks from El Cajon wake up early this morning, and armed with lotion and coldcuts, they prepare to descend on the coast. To escape the ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to surfing spots

There is no such thing as a secret spot in San Diego. A million surfers have gone looking for waves in this county over the last 30 years, and probably every spot that can be ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to sailing

The local sailboat business is a study in extremes. Lessons for beginning skippers vary from $15 for 21 hours of instruction at the City’s Park and Recreation Department to $90 for six hours at Jack ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to local radio

In San Diego and elsewhere, radio, the older brother of the electronic mass media, has been reduced to second-rate status, while the adolescent (television) reigns, and the baby of the family (cable) ascends. The emphasis ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to local poetry

“san diego: i never came i never left." (Jeffrey Weinstein) ‘‘Wliat he wanted was connected with no particular place: therefore it must be where he was." (William Carlos Williams speaking of Edgar Allen Poe) Williams’ ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to dance bars

Serious bar-hopping in San Diego is an experience akin to reading a Raymond Chandler detective novel. Those who attempt to make their way through the different hot-spots around town are likely to feel, besides drunk ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to astrologers

You’ve got a problem. Your sex life is okay, but your love life is awful. Last year your get-rich-quick scheme got you rich quick, and this year it’s getting you nowhere. Your shrink does nothing ...

October 7, 1976
1976 San Diego guide to artists

You don’t have to take a vow of poverty to be a freelance cartoonist/illustrator in San Diego, but it certainly helps. Whether California native or out-of-state emigre,' every artist who tries to crack the local ...

October 7, 1976
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