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Content for Thursday, September 24, 1998

News & Stories

Alan Bersin, border fixer, and his all-important Clinton ties

San Diego is a wired city, not by telephone lines or fiber-optic cables, but by a small group of insiders: men and a few women who, by virtue of birth, marriage, enterprise, cunning, guile, or ...

September 24, 1998
How San Diego Symphony musicians and their spouses scrape by

At this moment, with my title written and nothing else, the former San Diego Symphony is preparing to announce the end of its silence. A month after disclosing a final plan to bankruptcy court, the ...

September 24, 1998
Joseph C. Glickmans of La Jolla have messy battle with IRS

What the Joseph C. Glickmans believed was a simple $242,000 gift to an annuity trust has become a $32.4 million tax nightmare. Now the La Jolla couple, well known in San Diego's social and political ...

September 24, 1998
Washington Blade cartoonist creates Andrew Cunanan game

'Now you can be Andrew Philip Cunanan, 'the gay spree killer,' and experience his final days! You choose where to go. You decide who to meet. It's a sarcastic adventure based on the wildly inaccurate ...

September 24, 1998
Salk lab in Pennsylvania loses Army contract

The end of a once-controversial era has finally arrived for the Salk Institute's Biologicals Development Center in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania. The 20-year-old lab, which at its peak in the early 1990s employed a staff of 110 ...

September 24, 1998
Are there any side effects to burning incense? What is Nag Champa?

Hey, Matt: I burn quite a bit of incense in my apartment, and I'm wondering just what sort of toxic chemicals I am inhaling. Has incense ever been linked to lung cancer or other serious ...

September 24, 1998
What and who are the postal police?

Matt: I've been meaning to ask this for a long time. It's bugged me. I remember seeing a car screaming past me on the freeway one day that had wire mesh screen between the front ...

September 24, 1998
What causes heartburn, and how do you prevent it?

Mattster: I just ate a sandwich and a handful of pepperonis, and now I'm suffering from a near-crippling case of SDSU cafeteria heartburn. Years ago I was never plagued by this phenomenon. What causes heartburn, ...

September 24, 1998
A pickle and a sandwich quell parents' separation anxiety

It's good that we went away now, because Fin's till too young to voice any objections." My dearest wife Deirdre, whose devotion to our son is a constant lesson to me, had done it again. ...

September 24, 1998
Larry Lawrence's right-hand woman, Rebecca Wood, will collect more than $3.38 million

Two one-time staffers of M. Larry Lawrence, the late owner of the Hotel del Coronado and Bill Clinton's ambassador to Switzerland, are claiming rich rewards for years of loyal service. According to documents filed in ...

September 24, 1998
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