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Content for Thursday, October 8, 1998

News & Stories

How to grow perfect grass for San Diego

“When people look at turf, their blood pressure drops and their heart rate decreases.. It’s been found that the rate of recovery from surgery is faster for people who have a view of the landscape.”

October 8, 1998
Two San Diego men killed in Rhode Island – TJ narco connection?

As usual, Mayor Cianci was at the murder scene. "There was one body on the street. He was in perfect health, outside of a hole in his head. He was lying face down, and they ...

October 8, 1998
Why were Greek urns rounded at the bottom?

Matt: In short: Why are Greek urns rounded at the bottom? It's puzzled me for years. Even a tour guide at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art couldn't answer this. Greek urns were built ...

October 8, 1998
Questions that have haunted me through my adolescence...

Matmail: These questions have haunted me through my adolescence: Where does all the white come from in breaking waves? If hot air rises and cold air sinks, why is it colder at higher altitudes, where ...

October 8, 1998
On a Channel 10 news helicopter

'Body found in TJ River Valley," Kyle Anastasio reads a text message on the pager hanging from his belt. He turns to me. "You're going flying." The drizzly June morning we've spent lazing in the ...

October 8, 1998
Mysterious slaying of Tsunao Saito and daughter in La Jolla

San Diego police have yet to crack the May 1996 slaying of scientist Tsunao Saito and his 13-year-old daughter Loullie in front of their posh La Jolla home. The mystery and rumors surrounding the killings ...

October 8, 1998
Hike to the summit of the Pinyon Mountains in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

The early-autumn sun continues to scorch the desert's lowest elevations, yet it far more kindly illuminates the 4000-foot plateau of Pinyon Mountain Valley, high amid Anza-Borrego's central mountain range -- the Vallecito Mountains. Eighty-degree days ...

October 8, 1998
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