Content for Thursday, February 14, 2002

News & Stories

Kiss Kiss Kiss Kiss

Christie Ridgway’s 11th published novel, This Perfect Kiss, opens with the heroine, a vintage-clothing dealer, heading for an afternoon appointment. She’s dressed in a tight-fitting, flesh-colored chiffon evening gown out of which her voluptuous breasts ...

Cops Question Database

In November, superior court judge William Nevitt denied a coalition of seven San Diego County police officers associations -- plus an association of district attorney researchers -- access to a database that they claimed the ...

Cheeze Biz

Jules Wesselink's cheese operation, Winchester Cheese Company, couldn't have been smaller when it started. "I went to Holland in 1995," says the Dutch immigrant, "for the 50th anniversary of our liberation from Germany. My relatives ...

Krishna conscience

The Washington Post is reporting that 12 of nearly 50 Hare Krishna temples in the United States, including one in San Diego, are set to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this month due to a ...

What's this light show in my eyes?

OK, I got a question for ya: What are those weird patterns and designs and colors you see when you close your eyes and push on your eyeballs with your hands? What is that? How ...

Can you flash your car lights and turn the traffic light green?

M-Alice: Returning home from Lindbergh Field late at night, the taxi driver stopped for the traffic light at the corner of Laurel Street and India. He began to flash the taxi headlights on and off. ...

Help! My legs fall asleep when I'm on the toilet.

Wizard of Alice: How come my legs fall asleep when I'm on the toilet but not when I'm working at my computer? -- RV, the net I really don't want to know any more about ...

Silica gel. Good to eat?

Hey, Matt: Inside my new VCR box I found a small pouch labeled as silicate for desiccation, and it also said "Do Not Eat." Not that I would ever eat silicate, but what exactly would ...

"Big" Black Mountain outside Ramona offers a unique perspective of central San Diego County's geography.

San Diego County's "big" Black Mountain (not the smaller one looming above Rancho Peñasquitos) rises gently to an elevation of 4051 feet outside Ramona. A fire-lookout tower once stood on Black Mountain's summit, taking full ...

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