Content for Thursday, May 9, 2002

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The Black Memory Market

When public television’s Antiques Roadshow rolled into the convention center the last weekend in June 2001, local collectors crowed. Suddenly San Diego seemed invested, artifact-wise, with the status of a major metropolitan center like Chicago ...

Will the Super Bowl Be a Super Bust?

With Super Bowl XXXVII only about 40 weeks away, San Diego city officials are scrambling to figure out how to stage the game the way they said they would three years ago. As time runs ...

School daze

San Diego's Kelsey-Jenney business college, the city's oldest institution of higher education, founded in 1887, has been placed on "warning" probation by its regional accreditor, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, reports the Chronicle ...

Does my dog have a belly button?

Your Mattness: I've always wondered, does my dog have a belly button? -- BJ, El Cajon Yeah, unless Phydo magically appeared full grown in his dog house one day, he had a mom, which means ...

When did network TV first show people in a double bed?

Hey, Matt: When did a TV network show people in a double bed for the first time? -- The Gang, downtown After a year or so of tracking a definitive answer to this one, we've ...

Do flies get sick?

Matt: Do flies get sick? Considering the environment they live in, you'd think they'd be fighting off bugs all the time. -- Bugged, La Mesa Heck yes, flies get sicker than dogs. But not very ...

Ramble along the Sweetwater River in the fledgling San Diego National Wildlife Refuge.

The little-known-so-far but ecologically significant San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex includes two units of coastal marshland along San Diego Bay, plus a much larger unit of inland territory near Jamul. Assuming that certain private ...

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