R.W. Bell, Jr.

Articles by R.W. Bell, Jr.

Tales of Real Men

SEALs fight in Vietnam and in Coronado bars

The time is the late ’60s and it is a typically quiet afternoon at the Coronado bar, the Tradewinds. Suddenly the tranquility is disturbed when a group of 20 to 25 young Navy midshipmen enter ...

Of Wave and Camera

San Diego's part in the early days of surf films

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Bound for Boston

Ride-sharing: like being trapped in a B movie. Not only was the plot ridiculous but the dialogue was bad.

It certainly sounded innocuous enough. Just one of many requests for riders on the bulletin board at UCSD’s student center. There was no indication that the person who placed this ad was a ghoul or ...

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