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Content for Thursday, October 28, 1999

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John Brizzolara crashes funerals in Ocean Beach, La Jolla, East San Diego

Looking at the mortal remains of an 86-year-old Portuguese man in his coffin at the Beardsley-Mitchell Funeral Home in Ocean Beach on a fine spring afternoon I scrutinize his powdered and bald head, his thin ...

October 28, 1999
Anne Albright family barfs and barfs

While I tried to console the two cranky babies, four-year-old Angela had taken her younger sister Lucy and Adrienne’s two- and three-year-old upstairs to play “Fort.” Every few minutes, I called, “Are you guys doing okay up there?”

October 28, 1999
Listen to the pitter-patter of falling acorns along Palomar's Fry Creek Trail.

The beautiful but sometimes hard-to-follow Fry Creek Trail circles the head of a densely wooded drainage on Palomar Mountain, reminding anyone on it (at least at this time of year) that vivid autumn colors really ...

October 28, 1999
Dick Murphy announces San Diego mayor candidacy at Mission Trails

On the day Judge Dick Murphy officially announced his candidacy for mayor of San Diego, a lazy Santa Ana wind meandered through Mission Gorge. In the main parking lot at Mission Trails Regional Park, a ...

October 28, 1999
San Marcos Sheriff gun buy-back disappoints

What if you threw a party and nobody showed up? How would you feel? Or, worse, what if you threw a party and the only people who showed up weren't invited and you had to ...

October 28, 1999
John Moores raises money for Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley

Padres owner John Moores is delivering on his million-dollar fundraising promise to Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley by getting some of San Diego's most well-wired business types to open up their checkbooks for the ex-basketball ...

October 28, 1999
What the heck is the difference between Dead End, No Exit, Not a Through Street, No Outlet, No Way Out?

Dear Fountain of Wisdom and Truth: What the heck is the difference between Dead End, No Exit, Not a Through Street, No Outlet, No Way Out, and all the myriad ways to tell drivers that, ...

October 28, 1999
Why does the sun bleach things and what are the laws that cops have to follow?

Matthew: Two questions that plagued me on a drive home from LA a couple of days ago. First of all, I have this blue pad of paper on my dashboard, and during one of the ...

October 28, 1999
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