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Content for Thursday, April 10, 1997

News & Stories

Older people in downtown San Diego talk about death

The irony of man’s condition,” writes Ernest Becker, “is that the deepest need is to be free of the anxiety JL of death...but it is life itself which awakens it, and so we must shrink ...

April 10, 1997
How to get the best shoe shine

Mat mail: I like to shine my shoes. What can I do for the best shine? — Lewis S. Zelenak, Encinitas Hi, Lewis. After a brief discussion, our Screw-Loose Screening Committee, which classifies the incoming ...

April 10, 1997
We pumped Gloria full of fluid and saved her lif

RUTH ANN, MY HOUSEMATE AND FELLOW SECOND-YEAR FAMILY PRACTICE RESIDENT, HAD TOLD ME VIRGINIA WASN’T DOING WELL WHEN SHE SIGNED OUT TO ME THAT AFTERNOON IN 1990. THAT EVENING, I GOT THE CALL FROM THE ...

April 10, 1997
How to recognize radio spies and revolutionaires

Dear M. A.: While running the dial through the shortwave band, I tripped over something curious. I don’t remember the frequency, but at one spot on the band I heard a female voice endlessly reciting ...

April 10, 1997
Why Did They Fire John Coleman?

John Coleman says he can pinpoint the day Rodger Hedgecock turned from being a vocal supporter of the referendum drive to put stadium expansion on the ballot to an ardent critic of those efforts. It ...

April 10, 1997
Tom Hom occupies three quarters of what would be "downtown Tecate"

Come September, Tecate's border crossing, the hilly country 43 miles east of San Diego, will get a $10 to $12 million expansion. San Diego entrepreneur Tom Hom hopes this signals the birth of the border ...

April 10, 1997
Four San Diego judges own sizable blocks of Qualcomm stock

Qualcomm came out a big winner when Superior Court Judge Anthony Joseph ruled the stadium expansion and its companion Qualcomm naming deal didn't have to go before voters. And so may have some of Joseph's ...

April 10, 1997
Anne Lamott's Crooked Little Heart

“We belonged to what was called the Rec Center in Tiburon. It eventually became the Tiburon Peninsula Club. But it was the club where the middle-class people that populated Tiburon when I was a child played.”

April 10, 1997
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