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Margot Sheehan

Margot Sheehan wrote feature stories for the Reader from 1991 through 1993.

Articles by Margot Sheehan

La Jollan Andy Lakey's hyper real art

Hyper-real Artist Andy Lakey, you've seen him on TV. His original paintings can be found in collections including Ray Charles, President Carter, Lee Meriweather, Peter Jennings, the Vatican Art Collection, and museums throughout the world. ...

August 7, 2022
I was kennelboy at Coronado Veterinary Hospital

Among the creatures I put the dog on the table. I felt inexplicably ill at ease with just the dog, myself, and Dr. Smith there; it was a rare moment shared by just the two ...

May 2, 2022
Clint McKinnon – San Diego's early Democrat; Gloria Penner – KPBS voice of the mundane

Mac “The Communists in San Diego had a little cell that was trying to take over the Journal. A general called me up one day; ‘Do you realize you have three Communists in your editorial ...

December 27, 2021
San Diego roads that have disappeared, vanished movie palaces

The Lost Roads of San Diego In 1944, the land between Midway Drive and Sports Arena Boulevard (then Frontier Street) became combed with the short streets of a wartime housing project. After the war, transients ...

December 6, 2021
The ugly war housing of Midway-Rosecrans, San Diego's Japanese imprisoned in Poston, Arizona

The Frontier They Want Us to Forget By the late 1960s, the only Frontier structures that still remained were two war-era public schools, Barnard Elementary and the Midway Continuation High School. The city council had ...

September 27, 2021
Tijuana through white eyes: the bus from Mexico City, where margaritas came from, the La Mesa prison

Destination Tijuana “Don’t let them tell me the bus is new. Of course, we always get there on time; it’s just on the way there are, well, complications. It’s in the nature of the route. ...

August 15, 2021
San Diego vs. L.A. – guess who wins?

Two Views of San DiegoI used to consider San Diego roads relatively sane, compared to L.A. Now the freeway is full of lunatics. Everyone’s trying to go faster than the next guy. People used to ...

July 24, 2021
Best Reader stories from 1992

Notes from Underground San Diego's Free Press (later renamed the Street Journal) was defunct by the end of 1970; the San Diego Door came and went with the Nixon Presidency, 1968 to August 1974.The O.B. ...

December 29, 2019
Sorrento Valley – what little there is

Lost roads of San Diego:Sorrento Rd., Smilax, Edelweis There was also once a Smilax Road in Sorrento Valley, one in a series of short roads named for local flora. It paralleled the railroad tracks on ...

September 23, 2019
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