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Content for Thursday, July 22, 1993

News & Stories

Luis Urrea takes book tour media to Tijuana dump.

Visiting the Tijuana dump is no different from visiting a friend at work. It is, after all, a factory. And the trash-pickers are busy — too busy to worry about lazy gringos wandering about.

July 22, 1993
Golden West Hotel offers private rooms with sink and telephone from $75/week

The Golden West Hotel, at Fourth and G Street. a historic Gaslamp Quarter site with spacious lobbies and stained-glass skylights, offers private rooms with sink and telephone beginning at $75 a week or $255 a month.

July 22, 1993
Useless parts of a sports jacket

Dear Matthew Alice: My husband’s sport jackets have three buttons on the sleeve that seem to serve absolutely no purpose. One of his jackets has something that looks like a flap that the buttons are ...

July 22, 1993
San Diego parking meter men

“We use our pen, put a little mark on the tire, and if you don’t know exactly where to look, even if you do and the sun hits that place wrong, you can’t see it.”

July 22, 1993
Vernal equinox effect on eggs

Dear Matt: On the news tonight, 1 listened to the announcers going on about how this was the only day of the year when you can stand an egg on its end without having it ...

July 22, 1993
The sexual quirks of cherry trees

Dear Matthew Alice: Now that cherry season is here, I have to know where those “Siamese twin” cherries come from — the ones that have a single stem but two cherries stuck together. — J. ...

July 22, 1993
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