Content for Thursday, October 2, 1997

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It Will Give You Cancer. It Will Make Your Children Stupid. It Will Break Your Bones. The Fluoride Controversy Continues

Hillcrest dentist David Kennedy recently posed the following question to several friends with whom he was dining: What would you do if you knew that a toxic substance was going to be added to San ...

Why I Hate Football

Confessions of a football season pariah

Most things on television are moronic and violent, but these players aren't actors; the violence is real and we are invited to participate in the stands, in the parking lots, in our living rooms.

Come Float at My Dock

Should we or shouldn't we welcome the aircraft carrier Midway to San Diego Bay?

It's a cloudy, scuddy day in Bremerton Sound, Washington, with a burst of sun playing chase my shadow over the battleships Missouri and New Jersey, a rack of fast frigates, and the flight decks of ...

Nobody Doesn't Like Capital Gains

Mayor Susan Golding has filed a personal financial disclosure statement showing she has invested well in the pharmaceutical business. The mayor, who's seeking the U.S. Senate seat held by Barbara Boxer, is required by Senate ...

600,000 Square Feet Wrapped in Sunset Red

“This is almost a little city here,” says Horace Dietrich, manager of the Symphony Towers office building. “There are restaurants and an engineering department that makes the building run; there is security, there is management. ...

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