Stories for March 1985

Thursday, March 28

Title to Trouble

The Gagosian mansion is a multimillion-dollar monument to the egos of wealthy and flamboyant men. It is also bad luck.

The P.B. Boom

La Jollans, to paraphrase an old Kingston Trio song, may well be wondering, “Where have all the people gone?” The office vacancy rate is fifty percent, local realtors say, and recently completed office buildings along ...

Thursday, March 21

Lettuce, Tomato, and Controversy

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    On the evening of April 15, San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium will officially enter the video age, when the brand new, instant-replay, full-color Diamond Vision scoreboard blazes to life as part of the Padres home ...

    Thursday, March 14

    Are You Country Inside?

    It takes more than boots and hats and beer.

    Wrangler’s Roost was country in “the pre-Urban Cowboy dog days of country music.” Wrangler’s Roost has run a country format for eight years. Only Country Bumpkin in Imperial Beach has been around longer.

    Ten Grand for a Dance: On the prowl with a North County gold-digger

    It's a jungle out there, and it takes a certain breed of woman to get what she wants.

    The girls know the drug dealers are usually free spenders because their money is illegal — it’s easier to spend it than it is to launder it, and besides, there’s more where that came from.

    Thursday, March 7

    The Bloody Battle of San Pasqual

    The fierce, brief fight that left the American Army a shambles.

    A small chapter in American history was written in San Diego nearly 140 years ago. It involved General Stephen Kearny, Kit Carson, and a series of strategic blunders.

    In the Eyes of the Elders

    Just ordinary guys.

    It was eight o'clock in the morning and I was standing in a cheap apartment in Leucadia, staring at a wall decorated with the faces of dead Mormon prophets. It had been years since I ...

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