Content for Thursday, April 9, 1987

News & Stories

Martin Luther King changed my life as a fat boy

So, what are you looking at?

Public transportation is a challenge, too, especially if the bus, train, or airplane is crowded. I am not a touchy-feely guy, but I have been forced into some of the most intimate physical encounters with strangers while traveling.

Admiral Zumwalt called us McHale’s Navy.

River Rats, part two

I awakened late and sat on the edge of the litter, feeling like crap. I had no idea what time it was. My watch was gone. It was probably lying in the road outside the ...

Robert Miles Parker, founder of SOHO, is pessimistic

He saved Sherman-Gilbert Mansion, Villa Montezuma, Amtrak depot

Last month Robert Miles Parker learned that his pen-and-ink drawing of Belmont Park’s rickty roller coaster was the centerpiece of a slick publicity sheet promoting the controversial Belmont Park in Mission Beach. Parker, artist, writer, ...