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Karl Keating

Articles by Karl Keating

1977 Reader guide to record stores, overnight bike rights

Record stores Chameleon, Swap-a-Tape, Monty Rockers, Blue Meanie, Arcade, Scratching the Surface, Flipside, Folk Arts Overnight bike rides San Clemente, Lake Elsinore, Julian, Borrego, Tecate Miniature golf La Mesa, Kearny Mesa, Escondido, Del Mar, Pacific ...

September 24, 2022
San Diego vans trick painted

It may have four on the floor, but is it art? The client, a motorcycle dealer, fell in love with one of Lueck’s many Viking ships and ordered a combination of two elements. "He just ...

March 12, 2022
The Hemet-San Diego State commute, bulldozing Mexicans out of central Escondido

Chinaberry Farm: Finding Home Half our belongings still packed in the barn, paths form a quotidian maze between stacked boxes. The house livable, anyway. A rat takes up residence in Cindy’s paintings stored in the ...

July 12, 2021
The glorious old trolley, Pt. Loma begonia gardens, drunk Frozen Chosin vet

The glories of San Diego's trolley system The spacious trolley car carried them up Sixteenth Street and down Broadway, where at Horton Plaza they switched to the line heading up what is now Pacific Highway. ...

April 12, 2021
San Diego gun slingers, secret gardens, quilters, stamp collectors, chess fiends

Arms and the Men: Shooting for Happiness These were good men, overzealous to a fault, maybe, but not killers. Hell, Rudy is of Samoan descent. Wil is a liberal Communist activist actor. It was the ...

March 22, 2021
Craftsman Richard Latrobe-Bateman rants at Mesa College

"I can't just talk about my subject," began Richard Latrobe-Bateman. "I must talk about my view of the world is that I think we're actually doomed." This got the attention of the audience. A man ...

April 2, 1987
1979: San Diego's year in review

Rape of the Earth Medal of Dishonor The year's most infamous award goes to the voters of San Diego, a majority of whom agreed to exchange 39 acres of prime canyonland in Balboa Park for ...

December 20, 1979
Go solves the problem of most board games by handicapping the weak player

In most board games the weaker player is at a disadvantage. The weaker he is, the more frustrating and the more boring is the game. Go overcomes those problems by a system of handicapping.

February 8, 1979
Featherweight violinist Binh Zanh Luu

In the fourth grade I took up the cello. I took it up with both hands, straining muscles, and eventual disappointment. When we were signing up for instruments, I thought I was being clever. We ...

March 2, 1978
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