Content for Thursday, June 14, 2001

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Sinister Hero

“The whole world can be reduced to the beauty pageant,” Romeo says. We are in National City, at the Point-Point Joint, a Philippine restaurant with a large African-American and Hispanic following. The Point-Point Joint got ...

Under the bridge

San Diego city officials are suddenly in a big hurry to build a multimillion-dollar bridge across the San Diego River in Mission Valley just east of the big Interstate 805 span. The reason: the city ...

Naked Monks Irk Campo Residents

Rumors spread through the backcountry town of Campo the way a wildfire spreads through the local hills. It starts with a passing comment in the feed store, an off-the-cuff remark in the post office. It's ...

Take an early-evening stroll through spring-green chaparral on Cuyamaca's Pine Ridge Trail.

If you want a quick escape from the dreary late-afternoon June gloom dogging the coast of late, try this little outing to the blue-sky realm of the Cuyamaca Mountains. Pack along a light dinner of ...

Is there anywhere in San Diego where women can see men dancing for women?

I have seen in San Diego boys dancing for boys, and women dancing for guys. Is there anywhere near where us females can see the men dance for US? (example: Chippendales) -- Jan Lyons, San ...

What is the difference between the terms "road" and "roadway?"

Hello: Can you tell me why the weather and traffic people insist on using the word "roadways" when describing conditions on the roads? What is the difference between a road and a roadway, anyway? Seems ...

What is a cobweb?

Hey, Matt: What's a cobweb? I say they're spider webs. My wife insists they're not, but she can't tell me where she thinks they come from. Settle the argument. -- Mr. & Mrs. Clean, Santee ...

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