Content for Thursday, August 8, 2002

News & Stories

Good Life in Sabre Springs

Dad leaves for work. Mom stays home. Kids ride their bikes in the street. Dogs run free across the green lawns. Flowers grow even from the street drains. One homeowner confessed that her biggest problem ...

Our Saintly Namesake

By rights, San Diego should be called St. Miguel or Iago City. And if a rather ghoulish miracle hadn’t occurred, and a particular pope hadn’t been in power, our Diego may never have become a ...

What are those Terminator glasses some old people wear?

Matthew: Who makes those funky looking Terminator-style shades that kind of make everybody look like Ah-nold Schwarzenegger, and is it a conspiracy or odd coincidence that only senior citizens seem to be wearing them? Do ...

Why doesn't The New York Times go tabloid?

Hey: Does size really matter? I think it does. The long ones always flop over unless you hold them up just right. I prefer the shorter ones because you can hold them up straight easily ...

Continental breakfast: sounds fancy, looks puny

Dear Matt: Where did the term Continental breakfast come from? It sure sounds big for something so small. -- Keith, the Net The name comes from the us-and-them distinction that Brits love make. There's Us ...

Hike amid the shade of coast live-oaks at Orange County's Santiago Oaks Regional Park.

Pint-size Santiago Oaks Regional Park, in the city of Orange, was pieced together from two former ranch properties acquired by Orange County's parks department in the mid-1970s. A small Valencia orange grove and many acres ...