Content for Thursday, December 21, 2000

News & Stories

Farewell, Big Spender

As of Friday, December 8, an enormous portrait of Susan Golding still loomed over disembarking passengers at Lindbergh Field as they made their way across the pedestrian bridge to the parking lot. The tardy removal ...

Council Winks at Boy Scout Gay Ban

The Desert Pacific Council of the Boy Scouts of America forced the city's hand in November when it asked for a 50-year extension of its lease on 16 acres of land in Balboa Park, where ...

Necessary Evil

The offices of the County of San Diego Animal Shelter on Gaines Street are currently housed in temporary buildings. The barking is omnipresent -- not like your neighbor's annoying dog, but lots of dogs, as ...

Keeping a lid

The San Diego Unified School District board last week shot down by a 3-2 vote a proposal by boardmember Frances Zimmerman to televise the board's meetings, despite editorial endorsement of the idea by the Union-Tribune, ...

The End of the Year Quiz

Who wants to be a millionaire? If it's you, then you're definitely in the wrong place. All we have here is our usual end-of-the-year quiz. A measure of how much smarter you are now than ...

Pedal up and coast down new roadways striped with bike lanes through south Carlsbad and La Costa.

New suburban arterial streets in south Carlsbad and north Encinitas -- nearly every one striped with bicycle lanes -- invite you to take a spin on two skinny wheels. The looping route described here covers ...

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