Content for Thursday, April 8, 1999

News & Stories

I Have an Amish Blacksmith's Water Ladle That I Picked Up for a Couple of Dollars In Scripps Ranch

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Grupo Beta protects migrants near Tecate

This is the badlands. The part migrants fear most.

The mesquite bushes are thick and sharp. Agent Gabriel Arias weaves up through them, climbing the steep trail ahead of me. He pulls the black pistol out of his back left jeans pocket. Click-clack! He ...

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Flaco's Glass House at San Diego State

'But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you." -- Matthew 6:6 The ...

Stoorza, Ziegaus & Metzger expanding its empire

Friedhelm Wilhelm Koenig ran one of Tijuana's biggest clandestine drug labs

Stoorza, Ziegaus & Metzger, that politically well-wired downtown public relations and lobbying shop, is expanding its empire once again. This time, the Republican-based firm that has handled clients such as the Union-Tribune, Susan Golding, Pete ...

Surreal landscapes of stacked boulders amaze hikers on a trek through Myer Valley near Jacumba.

Have you ever driven down Interstate 8 east of Jacumba and, eyeing the immense boulder piles that rise on both sides, wondered what it would be like to clamber over them? Here's your chance. Follow ...