Content for Thursday, December 12, 2002

News & Stories

What You Do When You're Done Being a Playboy

Bob McElroy, head of the Alpha Project, and Martin Luther King III were walking slowly along the sidewalk as McElroy was telling King about homelessness in San Diego and the problems of alcohol and narcotics ...

You Can't Build Away Congestion

'There has to be a better system," says Tommie McMullen, who has chosen to drive eight more miles to work in order to cut 15 minutes off the time it takes him to get there. ...

We Used to Arrest Such Nice People

Eighty thousand cars a day pass through the immigration checkpoint at the south end of Temecula. And that means about 80,000 times a day a question gets asked: Why is this here, 70 miles north ...

Tijuana Flowers Face Extinction

Just north of Third Street, on the east side of Avenida Revolución, florista Esperanza Cervantes and her husband José Arias sit in metal folding chairs. Their backs are to the street. Across the street, American ...

Kehoe's plea

Less than a month after her re-election to the state assembly, Democrat Christine Kehoe has taken aim at the next rung of the political ladder, getting the jump on probable rival and ex-assembly Democratic colleague ...

Check out the shore birds at Orange County's Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

Long ago, extensive saltwater and freshwater marshes lined Orange County's coast between Seal Beach and Newport Beach. The sandy beaches along that coast remain, but most of the wetlands succumbed to the 20th-century tide of ...