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Content for Thursday, September 4, 1997

News & Stories

Acacia Imperial Mobile Park – it used to be worse.

There is something about poverty and the color brown. Go into any Goodwill, Salvation Army, or St. Vincent’s thrift store to purchase a chair or couch and you’ll find 80 percent of the offered items are brown.

September 4, 1997
Why there are no stars in moon landing photos

Dear Matthew: ln July 1969, some dudes walked on the moon. My mom told me that there were indeed stars in 1969. But in each of the pictures that I've seen of the moon landing, ...

September 4, 1997
Corporate America moves in on San Diego's African-American funeral businesses

'Racism is alive and well in the funeral industry," says the Reverend George Walker Smith. "You can quote me on that." Reverend Smith, pastor of Christ United Presbyterian Church of San Diego, is speaking out ...

September 4, 1997
Local man argues for the Port Chicago 50

When 50 African-American U.S. sailors were arrested for mutiny 53 years ago, assistant U.S. Attorney Randy K. Jones wasn't even born. Yet Jones, 39, a San Diego federal prosecutor since 1987, wants President Clinton to ...

September 4, 1997
Patrick J. Kennedy looks for money in San Diego

Liberal Rhode Island Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy made an unheralded swing through San Diego County last month in search of political mother's milk, otherwise known as campaign cash. Kennedy, son of Senator Ted, was joined ...

September 4, 1997
Community Cousins tries to build bridges

I’m white. I admit that because it’s not something white people have had to think about. (Okay, it’s a stereotype, but one I can get away with, being white.) We haven’t had to think about ...

September 4, 1997
Sunfresh Floral in a small valley in northern San Marcos

“And it’s important that the roses be picked at just the right point. It’s different for each variety, but if you pick them too early, when they’re not opened up enough, they’ll never open.”

September 4, 1997
How Gabriel Fahrenheit used his wife's mouth to set his thermometer

Time to grapple with the mail that drops into our “Say What?” bin. The “Matthew, You Fraud” stuff. The most immediately eye grabbing is an extended e from one Alex Censor, edited here because, well, ...

September 4, 1997
How to make the most of your next break-in

Hey, Matt: If I was planning the heist of the century, what is the most expensive thing I could fit in my trunk? —Joe, via electromail Well, if you have no imagination, I guess you ...

September 4, 1997
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