Content for Thursday, October 29, 1998

News & Stories

City Heights: the priest, the community organizer, the cops, the teachers, and Sol Price

North African communities have developed an extensive network. Pan Asians, the same.

THE BELL TOWER OF OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH CAN BE SEEN FROM ALMOST ANYWHERE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF CITY HEIGHTS. RISING INTO THE CLEAR, UNCLUTTERED AIR ABOVE A WELTER OF VIETNAMESE ...

The dueling architecture styles of UCSD

$850 million worth of buildings in 11 years

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 ...

Michael Beck and Sierra Club's Carolyn Chase tell us to vote for Pardee plan

Donna Frye conflicted

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 ...

Veronica Salazar from San Ysidro strung up and beaten in Michigan

Showing signs of sickness in Imperial Beach

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 ...

Mayor Susan Golding filed a homestead declaration on her University City condo

Border Patrol agent places fake help-wanted ad

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 ...

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

Loneliest in the U.S.

"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 ...