Content for Thursday, December 5, 2002

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Down and Out

John’s eyes were red and unfocused. He couldn’t stand still but took a few steps into the parking lot, then kicked the railing of the stairs leading to the second floor. “They set me up, ...

Fuller's Bitter E-Mail Trail

Clyde Fuller says he's through with politics. He doesn't want to discuss his failed race for the San Diego Unified school board against John de Beck ever again, period. "It's over, it's over, it's over," ...

Young Euros Take Peculiar Vacations

Tijuana is becoming a destination for European youth looking to spend long-term stints in a new culture. But they're not coming to the border city for great weather, nightlife, or proximity to San Diego. Five ...

Edible City

San Diegans who refer panhandlers to St. Vincent de Paul Village or the Rescue Mission may not know about San Diego's third option for free food: the local canyons. Jon Rebman, Ph.D., the curator of ...

Just plain Osama

That La Mesa-based Saudi Arabian who reportedly got thousands of dollars from Saudi Princess Haifa al Faisal prior to the World Trade Center attacks owes the U.S. government some back taxes. According to county records, ...

Sixty-four miles of bicycling bliss await you on Anza-Borrego's Highway S-2.

Road-biking doesn't get any better than on San Diego County's remote mountain and desert rural highways -- especially those beyond Palomar and Julian, where traffic thins considerably and the roads themselves are often accompanied by ...

It's the facultative diapause season

Matt: I have some friends who live in the Frozen North. They claim that when they close up all the windows for winter, flies collect on the window sill and lie dormant for the rest ...

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