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Al Gore's Love Handles and Other Tales From the Political Crypt

Torching more bridges

CHAPTER 23: Al Gore's Love Handles If a tree falls in the woods and nobody hears it, does it still make a sound? — Zen koan On July 2, Vice President Al Gore came to ...

La Jolla Country Day place kicker in trouble

Black parent vs. white stalker

Eric Abrams has been called many things. In December 1991, Parade magazine named him "National High School Football Player of the Year." In November 1994, Stanford coach Bill Walsh said Abrams was his "adorable little ...

Not Wild Just Foxy bears foal in Del Mar

Drama at FarWest Farms

"To the woman, He said: 'I will greatly multipy your pain in childbearing; in pain shall you bring forth children.'" -- Genesis 13:16 "We know that the whole creation has been groaning in travail together ...

Cassidy Oak Chytraus, male model movie star, stabbed to death in front of Ocean Beach café

Viagra effects unveiled

Supermodel Liz Hurley is said to be inconsolable over the loss of Cassidy Oak Chytraus, a hunky male model and budding movie star who was stabbed to death last month in front of an Ocean ...

A loop through Fallbrook and De Luz challenges bicyclists.

The sinuously curving rural roads on the far (north) side of Fallbrook offer a significant challenge to bicycle riders. Twenty-five years ago, the brushy hills and wooded backcountry canyons between Fallbrook and Temecula were sparsely ...

How can you tell if a bird is pregnant?

Matt: I could tell when my dog was pregnant. You can tell when a cat or a horse is pregnant. Why don't we ever see a pregnant bird? -- Dweezil (not that Dweezil), out there ...

When convicted of a crime, how is a life sentence determined?

Matmail: I just heard about a guy got a life sentence plus 10 years. Recently I heard of someone getting three lifetimes. What does that mean? That guy with life plus 10 years "can't even ...

Who ate the first raisin or prune?

Dear Matthew Alice: I'm wondering who was the first person or people to eat a raisin or a prune. While they do taste very good, you must admit that the appearance is like a rotten ...

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