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Crazy About You

A former UCSD psychiatric resident with questionable habits.

The date was September 27, 1991, and Dr. Stephen Gould, a La Jolla psychiatrist in private practice, wrote a memo regarding an unpaid assignment he had been given by the University of California San Diego ...

Check in at Hotel Internment

A wicked Hungarian count tries to seduce a pubescent American blonde. A resort manager falls hard for a German baroness. Hitler masterminds the slaughter of millions. There are love ballads and some tap dancing. When ...

On the road again

The University of California has made public a list of travel expenses run up by members of its governing Board of Regents, which includes a trio of wealthy San Diegans. The document says one of ...

Love shacks in the Stingaree

San Diego's Chinatown and Stingaree District

On November 11, 1912, after giving warning, the police stormed through the Stingaree at 6:00 a.m. They hit the Oasis, at 416 Fourth Avenue, then made wholesale assaults on 11 other establishments. They arrested 138 women.

Is it true that limestone from the great pyramids of Egypt was used to build high-rise buildings in Cairo?

Dear Matt: The wife and I saw The Mummy the other night. It brought back a fact I learned sometime in my life that I wonder is true. Is it true that limestone from the ...

Should I leave a tip when I eat at a restaurant and served by the proprietor?

Mr Alice: XXXXX Should I leave a tip when I eat at a restaurant and am served by the proprietor XXXX or his wife? I can see tipping a waitress who works for the owner ...

What cartoon character used the phrase, "I hate those meeses to pieces?"

To my good fellow: What cartoon character used the phrase "I hate those meeses to pieces"? It's driving me nuts! Also, where did the phrase "Waiting around till the last dog is hung" come from.... ...

Mission Trails Regional Park and the Suycott Wash

Last May, Mission Trails Regional Park opened a new trailhead parking lot and gateway that provides easy access to the park's western area from the community of Tierrasanta. To check out and make use of ...

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