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Content for Thursday, December 16, 1999

News & Stories

Alex Spanos and the Stadium Sham

Three years ago in a letter to the San Diego City Council and city attorney dated December 24, 1996, Bruce Henderson warned that the council had made a grave mistake in May 1995 when it ...

December 16, 1999
Camera One Canine Actors, on 30th Street in North Park

Turn the knob, open the screen door… Wham! A roiling ball of shelties hurtles against it and slams it shut. Yipyipyipyipyipyip! Jumpjumpjump. Yip. Yip. Jumpjumpjump. Yip! “Scat, Jazz, Riff. Hey, guys. Quiet down.” Yip. Yurp. ...

December 16, 1999
Seek out and find the elusive green flash, visible at sunset or sunset when the skies are clean and clear

Crystalline skies are here again, as Santa Ana winds swoop down intermittently from the northeast, as cold winds blow from the north, or as high pressure invades the county and lingers here for a day ...

December 16, 1999
Isn't four kids enough?

When you start getting the baby urge, remember the heartburn and the breathlessness and the fact that for six or seven months your husband doesn’t want to touch you with a ten-foot pole. Remember.

December 16, 1999
Military men on last week's CH-46 crash off Pt. Loma

I've been thinking about brave young men and ship takedowns since that Marine helo crashed into the Pacific off Point Loma last week. Six marines and a sailor died. During my 16 years as a ...

December 16, 1999
John Moores and Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman to bring Ottawa Senators to Vegas

San Diego-based Sempra Energy is in big trouble with New Jersey utility regulators. Energy America, a joint-venture between Sempra and Direct Energy Marketing Ltd. off Calgary, Canada, has been accused by the New Jersey Division ...

December 16, 1999
In a nuclear accident, is it safer to say in your house or skip town?

Dear Matthew: During a nearby nuclear accident (like the ones recently in Japan and Korea), is it safer to stay in your house until the authorities say it's okay to leave, or should one skip ...

December 16, 1999
In the event of a disaster like an earthquake, what would happen to legal records, financial records, etc.?

Matt: In the event of a disaster like an earthquake, what would happen to legal records, financial records, etc.? If a bank were destroyed, would records of my balance be destroyed along with it? What ...

December 16, 1999
Is there really such a thing as spontaneous human combustion?

Hola: This subject came up in casual conversation. Is there really such a thing as spontaneous human combustion? -- A.V., Golden Hill Like, if we survive Y2K maybe there's still a chance we'll be sitting ...

December 16, 1999
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