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Content for Thursday, January 8, 1998

News & Stories

Judith Moore: Readers wonder about writers, so I will tell you

You tuck into your overstuffed chair, a book in your hand. Let’s make believe the book is Kerouac’s On the Road (published finally in 1957) and let’s make believe that, , you’ve never before read it.

January 8, 1998
Why Convoy is a San Diego band

"Beware of Dog” warns a sign on the gate leading to Jason Hill’s apartment. As I walk warily up the stairs to the second-floor unit that Jason shares with his girlfriend Sharon in Pacific Beach, ...

Brother Jonathan remains the worst human disaster in California's maritime history

James Nesbit, the editor of the San Francisco Bulletin, sat quietly on deck, writing. He made out a will. He wrote notes to loved ones. He wrapped the documents in oilskin and tied them to ...

January 8, 1998
Salvation Army Emergency Lodge

When she was 16 and living in Guadalajara, Juana met Gerardo. Two years later, she says, "we got together. My father was born here [in the U.S.], and by that time, he was doing the ...

January 8, 1998
San Diego city council is in secret talks with Padres magnate John Moores

San Diego City Councilwoman Christine Kehoe, a Democrat, is getting off to an intriguing start in her bid to unseat Republican Congressman Brian Bilbray. National Democrats are targeting Latino voters, hoping to exploit their unhappiness ...

January 8, 1998
Was there ever a race track (for cars) up in Torrey Pines?

Matt: I heard that there used to be a racetrack (for cars) up in Torrey Pines somewhere and that Carroll Shelby raced there. I was born here in San Diego and thought I knew a ...

January 8, 1998
How do bats go to the bathroom if they are always hanging upside down?

Hi, Matthew: I have a question regarding bats. You see, my mom runs with her friends, and they have nothing better to do while they are running, so they come up with questions like this. ...

January 8, 1998
First lines from novels: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Flaubert. Faulkner

Once I was young and had so much more orientation and could talk with nervous intelligence about everything and with clarity and without as much literary preambling as this.

January 8, 1998
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