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Content for Thursday, December 4, 1997

News & Stories

Fiction writer Cris Mazza suffers death of a shelti

When I was a freshman in college, our family pet, a Shetland sheepdog named Shep, was killed by a car as he roamed the neighborhood in search of a bitch in season. A student in ...

December 4, 1997
Why you pull out more than one facial tissue at a time

Q: Hi, Matt! Why is it that every time I open a brand new box of facial tissues, I pull out two or three tissues at once? I only want one at a time. Why ...

December 4, 1997
La Jolla's Diversa gets to mine Yellowstone

When Diversa Corporation, a biotech company based in La Jolla, signed the first commercial prospecting agreement in a national park four months ago, Vice President Al Gore applauded it as a landmark alliance between the ...

December 4, 1997
Alex Spanos treats Bob Hope

Bob Hope needs a lift, and Alex G. Spanos is there. Not in person -- Spanos is long gone, boiling mad and flying home aboard his private Gulfstream jet -- but there in spirit and ...

December 4, 1997
How to procure 1998 Super Bowl tickets

Who says locals can't go to the Super Bowl? But you need to either be good buddies with a city councilmember or have enough scratch to pay your own way. Check out some current ticket ...

December 4, 1997
Why we call the gobblers turkeys

Okay, Matt: Now that turkey day is past, I'll try again: Why do we call the gobblers turkeys? Why do the Turks call them indias? And I've since learned from an Indian friend that the ...

December 4, 1997
After they shot Juan Soldado in 1938

Tijuana: Valentine’s Day, 1938. In the most notorious crime in the young city’s history, an all-night search by relatives, friends, and authorities ends at dawn with the discovery of eight-year-old Olga Comacho’s butchered body, half ...

December 4, 1997
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