Content for Thursday, October 29, 1998

News & Stories

City Heights Tries Harder

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How a Shack Grew into a Big, Brawny Guy Swinging a Hammer

The dueling architecture styles of UCSD

That year a water main ruptured near the library during construction work, sending 1.5 million gallons of water rushing toward the structure. The library’s electronic motion detectors opened the doors, welcoming the deluge into the library's interior.

Scramble up to the rocky summit of Sombrero Peak from Indian Valley in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

Sombrero Peak rises head and shoulders above the southern margins of the Anza-Borrego Desert, overlooking a hundred-square-mile expanse of rock-strewn mountains and gorges, sun-baked valleys, and distant badlands. Conversely, the peak itself is a prominent ...

K, M, and Environmental Soup

It seems about as likely as a sudden agreement between the heads of Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia to reunite and redevelop Yugoslavia. Yet there they are, the heads of two of San Diego's most powerful ...

A Body By the Road

Was Veronica Salazar strung up like a piñata and beaten to death in Michigan? Does anybody care? When the San Diego mother of three was murdered last September 1, the event rated 74 words in ...

Witch's brew

San Diego Mayor Susan Golding has at least one unpaid bill left over from her ill-fated senate campaign. According to a lien filed in August by the State of California, Susan Golding for U.S. Senate ...

Loneliest towns in the U.S.

Whiskeytown, Agua Fria, Reward, Rough and Ready, Stovepipe, Kenworthy, Tumco

"Whiskeytown came by its name from the number of kegs of whiskey that were lost when mules lost their footing on the narrow trail and plunged into the ravine, emptying their precious cargo into the ...

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