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Content for Thursday, August 14, 1997

News & Stories

Thomas Mann translator John Woods in Mission Hills

“I found a job as an editor with Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, which happened to be moving to San Diego, in 1982. I had an office on the 11th floor of that lovely old wedding-cake building.”

August 14, 1997
The most important parts of any car are its tire treads

Matt: I’ve, always wondered why car tires need tread patterns in them. Why is a tire better if you cut designs into them than if they Were just plain? And why are there so many ...

August 14, 1997
Jack McGrory's Secret E-mail

It was early May, and San Diego City Manager Jack McGrory was worried. He and the city council had put city taxpayers on the hook for guaranteeing the sale of 60,000 seats for each Chargers ...

August 14, 1997
The essential difference between Fahrenheit and Celsius?

Hey, Matt: Why doesn’t the temperature scale have freezing at zero and boiling at 100? Why 32 and 212? —Buddy Borgen, L.A. Move to Europe, Buddy. Or Canada. Or Mexico. Or almost any place except ...

August 14, 1997
Mayor Susan Golding distancing herself from Don Sipple

Ex-Omaha cattleman Bill Foxley, who moved to the green hills of La Jolla years ago, made headlines in Denver last week when he abruptly closed the doors of his famed Museum of Western Art. Foxley's ...

August 14, 1997
The Zen Shoeshine stand in the San Diego Greyhound bus building

“There are more people in the service industry than anything else. Service jobs are always gonna be with us, whether it’s pumpin’ gas or shinin’ shoes or washin’ dishes, Hey, just take pride in it.”

August 14, 1997
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