“Heat Death” might not at first reading strike the reader as science fiction at all
Pearl Beach: Walking in the Middle of the Road
In the 1960s the tree clearing done when Pearl Beach had first been logged, and then later subdivided for housing, was still evident. From Amethyst Avenue you could look across empty blocks to Emerald Avenue and beyond on one side, and to Tourmaline Avenue on the other.
Sylvania Waters was one of those rare TV shows that became a bona fide cultural phenomenon.