Content for Thursday, October 24, 2002

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It Was the Biggest Mystery

It was the biggest mystery of the most controversial and expensive schoolboard election in San Diego history. Why would two obscure East Coast liberal foundations unite with some of the most conservative and wealthiest of ...

Danged gravel! I'm gonna sue!

Heymatt: Traveling down the freeway of life, the latest wrinkle on the road are sand and gravel trucks with a sign claiming, "Not responsible for damage to windshields." Huh? Did the truckers' lobby manage to ...

Interesting Trivia!

To: Heymatt From: Foxman Re: FW: Interesting Trivia! 1. Leonardo DaVinci invented the scissors. 2. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing. 3. Shakespeare invented ...

The color of sweat.

Matt: This is probably a really weird question, but when I work up a sweat at the gym, there's always some yellowish stain around the collar of my white T-shirt. Why does the sweat make ...

Who are you? (Who-who? Who-who?)

Matt: Who are you? I find no Matthew Alice in the staff listing. A nom de plume? An alias? Are we more than one person-- "Matthew" and "Alice"? I am plagued with doubt and can ...

Tijuana Germs Surf North

I n San Diego County, treated sewage is discharged four miles out to sea from six treatment plants dotting the coast from the border to San Onofre. In Mexico, one treatment plant at San Antonio ...

Do I Live in the 53rd?

Sarah Wells and Elizabeth Moore got a lesson in the way an American election works by assisting this year in the California primaries at their Spring Valley polling place. Neither could vote at the time, ...

Nonappearance

While Union-Tribune editorial page editor Robert Kittle is busy on KPBS radio and Cox Cable, boosting the downtown business establishment's candidates for San Diego school board and flaying their foes, reporters for the newspaper have ...

Hike to the summit of Garnet Peak for a comprehensive view of the Laguna Mountains and the Anza-Borrego Desert.

Although Garnet Peak isn't the highest peaklet along the steep eastern escarpment of the Laguna Mountains, its exposed position makes it a fine place to view both the pine-clad high country and the raw desert ...

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