Content for Thursday, September 11, 2003

News & Stories

Who's Got Your Trash?

We squabble over recycling at my house. I see no reason why the pizza boxes can’t go into the blue bin, but my husband says I’m wrong, that the melted cheese and grease stains make ...

The Zoo May Seek Compromise

Believe it or not, the 800-pound gorilla may not sit down exactly where it pleases. In the middle of last week, there was a sudden consensus shift indicating that the gorilla -- the San Diego ...

Neighbor Battles Neighbor

In February of 1999, superior court judge Frank Brown purchased 73 acres of land along Boulder Creek near Descanso at a tax auction. The property had been owned by a man named Otto Rollins, who ...

That's rich

Based on the personal financial disclosure statement he filed last month, Republican "Gubernator" candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger has a few more personal ties to San Diego than so far have been widely known. Among the muscleman's ...

What the H!?!?

Hello, Matt: My H disappeared off the trunk lid of my '93 Honda Civic coupe. All that's left are two small holes and some black rubber seal where my beloved H used to reside. Was ...

A recall revenge plot

Heymatt: If Gray Davis is recalled and Cruz Bustamante wins the election, could Bustamante appoint Gray Davis as Lt. Governor? Then could Bustamante resign and make Gray Davis governor again? Wouldn't that be a nice ...

The independent nation of California

Yo Matt! What does it take for a state to secede from the US of A? I've been told that there is no constitutional requirement for a state not to secede, and it seems to ...

Take a leisurely bike ride through the pine forests of Mount Laguna.

September temperatures remain warm on Mount Laguna, and both of the large national-forest campgrounds -- Laguna and Burnt Rancheria -- atop the 6000-foot mountain are winding down their busy summer season. During much of the ...