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Content for Thursday, January 2, 1997

News & Stories

How mobsters made their move on San Diego

Some hard guys came to town after the war. A big ex-con with the cold eyes of a killer drove in from Kansas City. He parked in front of a white stucco house in Kensington. ...

January 2, 1997
Adobe Creek Falls – series of cascades through a narrow little gorge

Just north of San Diego State University, the runoff shed by some 15 square miles of chaparral-covered hillsides and suburban streets placidly crosses under ten lanes of Interstate 8 west of College Avenue. Then it ...

January 2, 1997
KGTV Channel 10 news operation placed under marketing director

The first week in December, KGTV Channel 10 station management announced that long-time news director Jeff Klotzman would be departing at the end of the month and the entire news operation would be placed under ...

January 2, 1997
San Diego County Jail treats visitors as criminals

You recognize the visitor's door at the downtown jail because it is the only door that is open. A row of blowers lines the wall overhead, giving the feeling of a back entrance. First-time visitors ...

January 2, 1997
Risky business

Increasing violence in Mexico means big profits to U.S. makers of bulletproof limousines. In an Atlanta Journal story, limo makers from Austin to Detroit report a surge in orders from south of the border, especially ...

January 2, 1997
Matthew Alice's true identity

Dear Matthew Alice: Are you real? That is to say, are you actually one person, or are you a group of people under an assumed name? — Name Withheld to Avoid Embarrassment, Clairemont Every decade ...

January 2, 1997
St. Johns, Arizona – my mother's hometown

Outside the windows, chimes touch together. They ring exactly as they did when someone lived here, when Blue Willow china was set on the table and cows were milked in the barn.

January 2, 1997
Czeslaw Milosz on Anna Swir's poems

"There is practically a love relationship between me and Anna Swir. Though we were not lovers at all, but it is sort of by empathy I feel her body, so to say.”

January 2, 1997
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