Content for Thursday, February 24, 1994

News & Stories

Beat A Dead Horse: The Final and Public Battle For Caliente

Why were the Hanks able to sell the land?

Tijuana’s famed Caliente Racetrack, which opened in 1916, closed in May of 1993. It is no longer even a training track; the thoroughbreds have departed for California, Arizona, and other parts, as have the men ...

Judges and their gavels

30 San Diego judges say they never use 'em

Dear Matthew Alice: Any rime you see judges portrayed on TV, they’re always whamming away on their desks with their gavels. I’ve never ever seen a real judge use one. Do real judges ever use ...

The Wo Hing goes down in Glorietta Bay

That sinking feeling

“First I put up a sign. ‘This Boat Not Abandoned.’ I had to; things had already happened. I’d heard someone look at the mast and say, ‘That’d make a nice flagpole.’ Next day it had been sawed off! “