S.T.A.R. San Diego
|Name:||S.T.A.R. San Diego|
|Founder(s):||Jean (Peacock) Graham|
|Country based in:||United States|
|External Links:||STAR San Diego Facebook Group|
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At first meeting in Jean's parents' home, it soon moved to the campus of San Diego State University, where 100-300 Star Trek fans would gather monthly. S.T.A.R. San Diego held frequent costume competitions, rented movies (then on 16mm film!) and held trivia contests, among other activities.
The group's horizons rapidly expanded into all forms of science fiction, fantasy and horror, although Star Trek remained its primary focus. Occasional guest speakers included Greg Bear, William F. Nolan, and Theodore Sturgeon, as well as other SF writers and physics professors from the local universities.
For a 1974 newspaper article that talks about this club, see The Voyages Continue.
- Menagerie (Star Trek: TOS art, fiction, articles, and essays)
- Interphase (newsletter)
- Syzygy (multimedia fiction, poetry, art)
40 Year Reunion
S.T.A.R. San Diego celebrated its 40 year reunion Saturday October 27th, 2012 at the Kings Inn in Mission Valley. See: STAR San Diego Reunion