Content for Thursday, December 19, 1996

News & Stories

Mafia in San Diego in early 1950s

San Diegans awaken on the Friday morning of March 21, 1952, to clear skies, northeasterly winds, highs in the 60s promised by afternoon. Harry Truman is president. Ex-Navy pilot and ex-San Diego State football star ...

Macarena — its origin, its song, its saint

A flamenco guitar duo from Seville called Los Del Rio played a double bill in a Caracas hotel with a dancer

Dear Matt: A three-part question, if you don’t mind. (1) Regarding this new craze of the cute little Macarena dance, where and how did it originate? (2) Is it not true that the trumpet solo ...