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Content for Thursday, July 28, 1994

News & Stories

Dear Dick: The San Diego Union, Evening Tribune, and Nixon: A Romance in Letters

In the days following the death of Richard Nixon, a series of reminiscences about the battered political warrior began to appear in the pages of the Union-Tribune. Editor Jerry Warren, once a Nixon press aide, ...

July 28, 1994
Where chefs' hats came from

Dear Man hew Alice: What is the origin of the tall, puffy hat traditionally worn by chefs? We expect it has some mysterious purpose since a simple hair net would adequately protect hair from falling ...

July 28, 1994
The origin of Jeapardy!

Dear Matthew Alice: How did Jeopardy! get its name? What does it have to do with the game and how it's played? Besides the obvious jeopardy of not winning and having to take home a ...

July 28, 1994
Ramona Then, Ramona Now, part 3

Monday, November 9, 1992 “San Diego Estates,” Mama says on the phone, “was zoned for 'second housing.’ They couldn’t zone it for regular housing because of no water — it was the only way they ...

July 28, 1994
Are San Diego courtyard solutions too good to be true?

One disturbing element of the Mercado Apartments is its parking facilities. The two lots accommodate 100 cars each, and until shade trees (jacarandas and other flowering species) take over, will invite comparisons to a small Wal-Mart.

Judith Moore looks at her baby girls closely

I was afraid Sarah hated me, afraid that my relationship with my mother would duplicate itself. Hadn’t my mother disapproved this second child, hadn’t she said, “How can you take care of two?” with the emphasis on “you”?

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