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Content for Thursday, August 26, 1993

News & Stories

San Diego's grave stonecutters

Remember that the dead now outnumber the living. There are 18,000 deaths in San Diego County each year. A single San Diego funeral home handles 15 corpses a month. Five of those bodies — former ...

August 26, 1993
Judith Moore and girlfriends anticipate husbands

Even though my own parents were long divorced; even though Joanna’s mother and father, spoke tensely to one another; I believed I would belong to my husband in a way I could never belong to myself.

August 26, 1993
Fruit flies lead the way in gene tinkering

Dear Matt: Where do fruit flies come from? / bring borne some fresh fruit, and in no time, fruit flies are (seemingly) enjoying the fruit. They don't eat much, but I'm curious. — Gene, La ...

August 26, 1993
Former clown walks with respect into Sports Arena Circus Vargas

Some 60 men have shown up to fill 12 remaining positions. The guy in the maroon Pontiac is there. An older man with five kids has walked up from Barrio Logan. I recognize some homeless people from the park.

August 26, 1993
The mystery of 800 numbers

Dear Matthew Alice: Why is it that some of the 800 phone numbers have eight digits or more instead of seven? What are the extra digits for? Do I have to dial them all or ...

August 26, 1993
What the L.A.Times means by Southland

Dear Matthew Alice: It seems that whenever I have contact with the news media of Los Angeles, such as the Los Angeles Times or KNX radio, I often come across the terms “Southland” and “Inland ...

August 26, 1993
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4S Ranch Allied Gardens Alpine Baja Balboa Park Bankers Hill Barrio Logan Bay Ho Bay Park Black Mountain Ranch Blossom Valley Bonita Bonsall Borrego Springs Boulevard Campo Cardiff-by-the-Sea Carlsbad Carmel Mountain Carmel Valley Chollas View Chula Vista City College City Heights Clairemont College Area Coronado CSU San Marcos Cuyamaca College Del Cerro Del Mar Descanso Downtown San Diego Eastlake East Village El Cajon Emerald Hills Encanto Encinitas Escondido Fallbrook Fletcher Hills Golden Hill Grant Hill Grantville Grossmont College Guatay Harbor Island Hillcrest Imperial Beach Imperial Valley Jacumba Jamacha-Lomita Jamul Julian Kearny Mesa Kensington La Jolla Lakeside La Mesa Lemon Grove Leucadia Liberty Station Lincoln Acres Lincoln Park Linda Vista Little Italy Logan Heights Mesa College Midway District MiraCosta College Miramar Miramar College Mira Mesa Mission Beach Mission Hills Mission Valley Mountain View Mount Hope Mount Laguna National City Nestor Normal Heights North Park Oak Park Ocean Beach Oceanside Old Town Otay Mesa Pacific Beach Pala Palomar College Palomar Mountain Paradise Hills Pauma Valley Pine Valley Point Loma Point Loma Nazarene Potrero Poway Rainbow Ramona Rancho Bernardo Rancho Penasquitos Rancho San Diego Rancho Santa Fe Rolando San Carlos San Marcos San Onofre Santa Ysabel Santee San Ysidro Scripps Ranch SDSU Serra Mesa Shelltown Shelter Island Sherman Heights Skyline Solana Beach Sorrento Valley Southcrest South Park Southwestern College Spring Valley Stockton Talmadge Temecula Tierrasanta Tijuana UCSD University City University Heights USD Valencia Park Valley Center Vista Warner Springs
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