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Content for Thursday, June 25, 1998

News & Stories

Competition among San Diego ballet coompanies

HER EYES SHINE AS SHE LEANS FORWARD IN HER CHAIR, SMILING, REMEMBERING. “MY MOTHER WAS A DANCER,” SHE SAYS, “RIGHT HERE IN SAN DIEGO. WHENEVER A DANCE COMPANY CAME TO TOWN SHE WOULD TAKE ME, ...

June 25, 1998
Staphylococcus aureus bacteria colonized Myrna's heart and brain,

“I feel awful.” Myrna’s 83-year-old vocal chords, partially paralyzed from her stroke two years ago, labored with the effort of speaking. The staphylococcus aureus bacteria coursing through her bloodstream had colonized her heart and brain, ...

Hike to Boucher Hill through the pine and oak forests of Palomar Mountain State Park.

This year, the Palomar Mountain summits have shown off their best vernal coloration rather late -- through June. It's still a fine time to visit Palomar Mountain State Park, which features some of the finest ...

Isaac Cubillos, safe choice for KBPS

Wednesday morning, 9:45. Gloria Penner's Editors' Round Table on KPBS. "Isaac Cubillos," she says, "do you agree with Bob Kittle? Do you think our Port District is doing what it is supposed to do?" "I ...

June 25, 1998
Leaked letter from Padres to San Diego City Council demanding more subsidies

As the deadline for the city's November ballot draws closer, Padres owners John Moores and Larry Lucchino are turning up the heat on the city council. At issue: the millions of dollars of taxpayer subsidy ...

June 25, 1998
KPBS claims dire need for money for antenna

Is KPBS, the public TV and radio station complex owned by San Diego State University, with an annual budget of $16.7 million, in imminent danger of going off the air for lack of a federal ...

June 25, 1998
Why are images upside down when you look into a spoon but not when you turn it over?

Dear Matthew AnswerMan Alice: I took out a spoon for my morning cereal. While looking at the spoon, the mirror image of my face was upside down. When I flipped the spoon over, my face ...

June 25, 1998
When a train approaches, why does the engineer always blow his horn in a particular way, with two long blasts, a short, then a final long?

Yo, M(atthew) Alice: No Malice intended, but I bet you only answer the easy questions or the ones you can readily access in that big book of dopey questions you keep under your desk. Anyway, ...

June 25, 1998
Beaver trapper James Pattie makes it to San Diego in 1828

They couldn’t find water for days. When they saw a pond near an Indian camp, they raced through the natives, scattering them, dove in the water, and “overloaded our empty stomachs, and soon became as sick as death."

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