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Jane Weisman

Jane (nee Weisman) Applegate wrote stories for the Reader fresh out of San Diego State's journalism department. She is married to former Reader writer, Joe Applegate.

Articles by Jane Weisman

La Jolla – a shoreline and a mountain

What Windansea surfers said about Tom Wolfe Eight summers have drifted by since Tom Wolfe (author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test) traveled to California to write a series on “The New Life Out There” ...

Best Reader stories from 1973

Serious witches in San Diego Force claimed he had played a role, witch-wise, in the indictment of San Diego's former Mayor Curran and his staff, in the Yellow Cab Scandal. “A friend of mine, Jodi ...

October 26, 2019
What was thought hot 45 years ago

1973 San Diego guide to San Diego guidebooks What Neil Morgan never told you. 1973 San Diego guide to the San Diego Reader Who are these people? 1973 San Diego guide to cheesecake Supermarket, specialty ...

January 5, 2019
San Diego via Gray line, de Touring, Cush, California Student, Carey Limo, or San Diego Transit

If your sister, brother, aunt, uncle or favorite mother-in-law is coming to San Diego, and you don’t have the time or patience to show them around, for $5 to $10 per person local tour services ...

May 16, 1974
1973 San Diego guide to bookstores

San Diego Bookstores, like food stores, range from supermart to gourmet shop. This somewhat subjective guide to a dozen or so notable San Diego book stores is compiled with hopes to satisfy every book-buyer’s taste, ...

1973 San Diego guide to cheap eats

With food prices rising, the problem of creating good, economical meals at home seems to grow beyond the normal tattered pocketbook. Now, some possible solutions to this problem might include free-loading meals from wealthy friends ...

San Diego big names face inflation grimly

While the average San Diegan does without his new car or his new stereo, or cuts his entertainment budget down to buying popcorn for television movies, it may be comforting to know that inflation is ...

September 27, 1973
San Diego City Council moves to ban billboards

Whatever happened to San Diego's ordinance banning billboards? Has it faded into a dim memory since the City Council adopted the measure in February of 1972 that was to banish billboards from the city limits ...

August 9, 1973
Tom Wolfe wrote too much about WindanSea surfers

“Tom Wolfe really was a jerk when he was with us, and when the story came out, we knew he was a jerk. After it came out, someone wrote ‘Tom Wolfe is a dork’ on the Pump House.”

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