Content for Thursday, June 13, 2002

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Garden Master

It is Vincent Lazaneo’s job to answer any question about a fruit, vegetable, herb, flower, or ornamental shrub that a San Diego gardener might ask. How many plants is that? “It’s a little mind-boggling,” he ...

Super Glue -- a medical miracle?

Hey, Matt: During my many years as a mechanic, I learned many handy tricks. One thing I always have in stock is Super Glue, which I've found a thousand and one uses for. I regularly ...

Please tell me it's not legal for motorcycles to split lanes on the freeway.

Heymatt: So I've been waiting in traffic or maybe driving along at 40 mph, and a motorcycle blows by playing Inagaddadavida on the dummy bumps. And then I see the CHP doing the same thing. ...

Asparagus pee redux.

Hey, Matt: Why does asparagus make my pee stink? -- Anonymous, somewhere In this land of climatic sameness, how does Matthew Alice know that spring has arrived? (1) Grandma Alice packs away her winter aprons ...

You're Crazy to Buy a Car in Tijuana

Savvy San Diego shoppers seeking slashed rates on paint jobs, window tinting, and upholstery have driven their cars to Tijuana for decades. But you don't hear about gringos heading south to buy the whole car, ...

Jeb and Janet show

San Diego and Florida have sunshine, cigars, con men, and drug runners in common. Now both can claim a couple of money-hungry politicos. Republican governor Jeb Bush and his probable Democratic rival Janet Reno are ...

Conceal, Destroy, Mutilate, Falsify

Even in a town where every month some major or minor political figure is caught with a conflict or an unreported loan or a few unpaid bills or some back taxes, Tony Inocentes stands alone. ...

Circle Wilacre Park and visit Coldwater Canyon Park in the Santa Monica Mountains above San Fernando Valley.

A 129-acre island of open space in the midst of Studio City's more lavish residential areas, Wilacre Park (the former estate of silent-movie star Will Acres) offers a wide-ranging view of San Fernando Valley and ...

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