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Content for Thursday, January 30, 1997

News & Stories

Margaret Langdon hunts down Kumeyaay native tongues

“In our culture, social interaction depends on talking. All the time. But when you walk into an Indian community, it’s not that they don’t talk, but there are long periods where nobody says anything. Where nothing happens.”

January 30, 1997
I want to own my own prison

Dear Mary Alice: If someone is arrested and given the opportunity to be released on bail, can he/she pay with a personal check or a credit card? Not that I’m planning ahead or anything...this was ...

January 30, 1997
An existential honeymoon in Guaymas

The first night I lay awake listening to jungle noises—night birds, a laughing burro, strange swishes that made me picture Tarzan riding a vine from tree to tree, and the cackles of stoned people.

January 30, 1997
McDonald's claim of 65 billion served

Matmail: One thing I’ve always wondered about is the McDonald's signs that say “Over 65 billion served." Sixty-five billion what? I figure it’s either: (1) items (i.e., Cokes, fries, and the big stuff like Quarter ...

January 30, 1997
Chargers owner Alex Spanos and Governor Pete Wilson. Spanos give to Northern Calif. senate race

Last March, a mysterious last-minute political attack appeared in mailboxes throughout the Northern California senate district being contested by Democrat Byron Sher and Republican Patrick Shannon. The hit piece, "widely criticized as the dirtiest of ...

January 30, 1997
Henry Huntington once bought a whole garden simply to preserve wisteria,

My husband, too, is a temperate, practical man, so the walls of our house are barren, but certain members of the vine family are making their greedy way. We planted two wisteria by the front porch.

January 30, 1997
175 pounds of marijuana found in Tierrasanta storage locker

The strange saga of Soloman and Kathy Silver took yet another turn last week. Soloman is the 30-year-old ex--Point Loman accused of arranging the smuggling of hundreds of pounds of marijuana into Maine from 1992 ...

January 30, 1997
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