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1977 Reader guide to record stores, overnight bike rights

Where to eat at midnight, where to stay in L.A., foul air, where you could drown, places likely to eject you

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Arcade Music
  • Record stores
  • Chameleon, Swap-a-Tape, Monty Rockers, Blue Meanie, Arcade, Scratching the Surface, Flipside, Folk Arts
  • Miniature golf
  • La Mesa, Kearny Mesa, Escondido, Del Mar, Pacific Beach, College area
Flamingo Cafe, Chula Vista
  • Local horses
  • Monte Vista, Pine Valley, Stallion Oaks, Del Mar Farms, Elfin Forest, Horseman's Park, Bright Valley
Leo Stern
  • Local gyms
  • George Brown's, Cabrillo, Maylen's, Clark's, Stern's, Vic's
  • Foul air
  • Alpine the worst, then Kearny Mesa, Oceanside, El Cajon, Chula Vista
  • Where you could drown
  • Oceanside, Encinitas, Black's, Children's Pool, Sunset Cliffs, Imperial Beach, Goldfish Point
Fontainebleu Room
  • Happy hours
  • Aspen Mine Co., Coo-coo Club, Victoria Station, Bratskeller, Reuben's, Frenchy Marseilles', Sunshine Co.
  • Best walks
  • Coronado, University Heights, Hillcrest's footbridges, La Mesa's hidden steps, Del Mar, Bird Rock, downtown San Diego
Mr. A's
  • Free tours
  • Museums, TV stations, Union-Tribune, Mercy Hospital Coca Cola, tuna ship, Superior Mattress
  • Best skateboarding
  • Skateparks, Black Mountain Rd., Toenails, Charcoal Bowl, Community Concourse, Gator Bowl
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Arcade Music
  • Record stores
  • Chameleon, Swap-a-Tape, Monty Rockers, Blue Meanie, Arcade, Scratching the Surface, Flipside, Folk Arts
  • Miniature golf
  • La Mesa, Kearny Mesa, Escondido, Del Mar, Pacific Beach, College area
Flamingo Cafe, Chula Vista
  • Local horses
  • Monte Vista, Pine Valley, Stallion Oaks, Del Mar Farms, Elfin Forest, Horseman's Park, Bright Valley
Leo Stern
  • Local gyms
  • George Brown's, Cabrillo, Maylen's, Clark's, Stern's, Vic's
  • Foul air
  • Alpine the worst, then Kearny Mesa, Oceanside, El Cajon, Chula Vista
  • Where you could drown
  • Oceanside, Encinitas, Black's, Children's Pool, Sunset Cliffs, Imperial Beach, Goldfish Point
Fontainebleu Room
  • Happy hours
  • Aspen Mine Co., Coo-coo Club, Victoria Station, Bratskeller, Reuben's, Frenchy Marseilles', Sunshine Co.
  • Best walks
  • Coronado, University Heights, Hillcrest's footbridges, La Mesa's hidden steps, Del Mar, Bird Rock, downtown San Diego
Mr. A's
  • Free tours
  • Museums, TV stations, Union-Tribune, Mercy Hospital Coca Cola, tuna ship, Superior Mattress
  • Best skateboarding
  • Skateparks, Black Mountain Rd., Toenails, Charcoal Bowl, Community Concourse, Gator Bowl
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