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San Diego — the only city in the world to mix drinking water with sewage

Two years ago, city officials announced plans to proceed with a radical new idea they had long toyed with: building a plant to make drinking water from raw sewage. As the news spread, protests began ...

May 8, 1997
When North Island was really an island

Dear Matt: Two quickies for you. (1) Why is North Island called an island? Last time I went through Geography 101, that whole side of the bay is a peninsula. (2) People always say that ...

May 8, 1997
David Wilcox, North County sign guy

To the All-Knowing One: I frequently see a guy sitting at busy North County street corners, holding large black-and-white signs with cryptic messages on them, like, “Mutton or Wool?” or “Listen to Your Mother, Have ...

May 8, 1997
What and when San Diego chefs eat

You're out for dinner. Your waiter, hovering tableside, recites tonight's specials while you feign interest, a captive listener with a frozen smile on your face. You might wonder, as he rattles on about the wonders ...

The SS Catalina hauled south from Ensenada to Puerto Vallarta

The SS Catalina is about to move again. This time she's being hauled south from Ensenada to Puerto Vallarta, to be turned into a party gambling ship. And J.C. Wilkinson wants to know why she ...

May 8, 1997
Out at KOGO: ex-city councilman Fred Schnaubelt, plus Peter Weissbach

Investigators for the state's joint legislative task force on government oversight are snooping around San Diego's multibillion-dollar sewer treatment program. In a letter sent late last week to the state Department of Health Services, the ...

May 8, 1997
San Diego homeless talk about their moms

This is a spot quiz. Who is making the following statements? You look too much like your father to be my child. There is nothing for nice girls to do past midnight. I'm not here ...

May 8, 1997
Dog saliva is full of enzymes and antibodies

Dear M.A.: How come when you let your dog lick the remaining food off a plate, it’s so slimy? You can soak the plate in water for hours, and it’s still slimy. Only scrubbing with ...

May 8, 1997
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