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Content for Thursday, October 14, 1999

News & Stories

Three-D San Diego: The Closest Thing to Time Travel

I am sitting in a house overlooking the ocean in Solana Beach. The woman who lives here, video and computer artist Vibeke Sorensen, has just been complaining about the military helicopters that regularly fly into ...

October 14, 1999
Trailmaster Schad's best picks for outdoor roller skating.

Joining the long-time joggers, walkers, and bikers on our county's recreational pathways are increasing numbers of recreational skaters, especially those using fast, sleek, in-line skates. Certain paved footpaths, bike paths and sidewalks, plus a few ...

October 14, 1999
Barbara Payton, star of Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950), died in Mission Hills bathroom

Barbara Payton died in San Diego — on the bathroom floor of her parents’ Mission Hills home at 1901 Titus Street — on May 8, 1967. Her death certificate listed cause of death as “acute ...

October 14, 1999
The Lakeside River Irregulars

To get to Lisa Roger's house in the Eucalyptus Hills area of Lakeside, you have to drive past the sand-mining operations, tractor-repair yards, and prefab concrete outfits that line the San Diego River in this ...

October 14, 1999
Grossmont College student the biggest rave promoter

Wings are everywhere. One girl wears white, feathery wings as she dances -- they call it "flowing" -- to the ON-OFF ON-OFF ON-OFF electronica music at UCSD. Gossamer wings grace the backs of another young ...

October 14, 1999
Three out of seven San Diego planning commissioners disqualified themselves from Yes on C campaign

City-planning commissioner Geralda "Gerri" Stryker last year cochaired the "Yes on C" ballot campaign that convinced voters to approve the downtown stadium deal. Two weeks ago, after three out of seven planning commissioners disqualified themselves ...

October 14, 1999
What happened to the idea of pigeon-hole parking?

Dear Matthew Alice: Whatever happened to the idea of "pigeon-hole" parking? Sometime around 1954 there was a hotel in downtown Spokane that had a large framework built up against the side wall on a lot ...

October 14, 1999
Will cats get jealous and harm babies, and are violin strings made from cat guts?

Dear Mr. Alice: Are "cat gut" violin strings made from actual cats? Does this explain why a poorly played violin sounds like a puss in pain? -- Lisa, Hillcrest Dear Matthew Alice: I'm about to ...

October 14, 1999
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