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Content for Thursday, March 27, 1997

News & Stories

California's revolving door of imprisonment

Even as a young teenager, Charles Goshen figured he would end up in prison. Abandoned by his father, he grew up in Compton watching his stepdad abuse his mother. A babysitter molested him. His mother ...

March 27, 1997
Where helium for balloons comes from, where cows get their calcium

Okay, Matt: Where do they get the helium from that they compress for making helium balloons? I took some general chemistry and seem to remember that helium is a noble gas and therefore very unreactive, ...

March 27, 1997
San Diego on $520 a Month

Until December of last year, 51-year-old Jaime Nieto made $10 an hour working for a construction company "doing their ironwork needs. That's my trade - security. Window-guards, rails, gates, fences. But that company works on ...

March 27, 1997
Qualcomm paid $18 million for the stadium name for 20 years

Next month it will be Qualcomm Stadium, but ten years, five years, maybe even one year down the road, San Diego sports fans could be trooping down to watch the Chargers play at the Bud ...

March 27, 1997
34.1 percent of Clinton's judges have been millionaires

Clinton's nominees to the federal bench are drawing heat for making too much money. According to a survey conducted by the Washington-based Alliance for Justice, 34.1 percent of Clinton's judges have been millionaires, in comparison ...

March 27, 1997
A baby too eager to begin life outside the womb

JUST A COUPLE MORE PUSHES AND CHERYL, A 31 -YEAR-OLD JAZZ DANCER, WOULD HAVE HER FIRST BABY. I MET HER THE DAY BEFORE WHEN SHE CAME TO OUR SERVICE AT MARY HITCHCOCK MEDICAL CENTER. SHE ...

March 27, 1997
Divorce, then an unlikely conversion to Catholicism

I was in first grade, my mom told me that I ’d been invited to play at Jenny’s house and that after school I should take the bus as usual but get off with Jenny. ...

March 27, 1997
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