Andrew Perez 1 p.m., March 24
For her short (1000-word), weekly column, which she produced for four and a half years, she interviewed people from Edward O. Wilson and Tammy Fay Bakker to Tony Hawk and Edward Gorey’s literary executor, Andreas Brown, as well as lesser-knowns, from graphic novelists to Australian Rules footballers to residents of a Zen Buddhist monastery. The territory ranged from the northernmost point of San Diego County down to Tijuana.
From the scanned print archives:
July 25, 2002, page 77 Lucky Hawk
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Articles by Jeanne Schinto
Bidders at the fourth and final auction of the now-defunct James S. Copley Library, held at Sotheby’s in New York City on May 20, did what they had done at the previous three sales. They ...
Bidders at the auction of the now-dissolved James S. Copley Library, held at Sotheby’s in New York City on April 14, drove the price of a 75-word letter signed by one Button Gwinnett to a ...
Kate Sessions Walking Tour
“Descriptions of her say her clothes were rarely pressed and always dusty. This was someone who wasn’t into ‘fussy doodles,’ as she called any kind of societal finery. She was a straight shooter, unimpressed with titles."
Annual Watermelon Drop at UCSD
"The students decided to have a Watermelon Drop.... And so I made it the last page of the final exam. And then in a fit of nonsense I proceeded to write an entire exam on watermelons.”
Computer outlaws at downtown San Diego's Bristol Hotel
Like many hackers, David Nakamura Hulton goes by more than one name. His other one, his handle, is h1kari. Some people say you shouldn’t ask a hacker what his handle means. Handles aren’t always meant ...
Oz-related events in San Diego - which has so many Oz connections.
La Jolla also impressed Baum, and two of his non-Oz books are set there, The Sea Fairies and Sky Island. A third, The Scarecrow of Oz, is a hybrid. “It begins in La Jolla.
Grown men play with trains in Balboa Park.
Between the place where ground was broken for the line in 1906, near the foot of 28th Street, and the eastern terminus, in El Centro, there was never land more ill-suited for train tracks.
When aircraft carriers dock in Coronado
"The best thing we can do is to tell people to stay inside. They’re going to be better off there than if they tried to get out of Coronado.” This is especially true if it’s an airborne hazard.
Antique Row After-Lunch Stroll
Antique Row is well-placed, between two historical destinations, Kensington and Mission Hills, and two others. North Park and South Park, starting to gentrify. “This furniture comes out of those homes and goes right back into them.”