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Content for Thursday, December 23, 1999

News & Stories

Richard Meltzer on the 1900s

MY CENTURY, YOUR CENTURY BOBO OLSON'S CENTURY Century’s short but centuries long should be limited. — "Microwave," William Carlos Williams [It ended abruptly around 1970, or slightly earlier. ’69 would be a good likely date. ...

December 23, 1999
After an arduous drive into Anza-Borrego's Coyote Canyon, explore the waterfalls and grottos of Sheep Canyon

Hard-to-reach Sheep Canyon, secreted in the remote middle reaches of Coyote Canyon in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, features some of the most rugged yet beautiful terrain in San Diego County. The canyon has two main ...

December 23, 1999
On Tijuana TV, you see the news director

If you ask Vicente Calderón, San Diego TV news is mushy. "It tends to be extremely superficial," says the veteran Mexican television journalist. "You [in San Diego] feel you have to connect with the people, ...

December 23, 1999
99.9 percent of the kids asked Horton Plaza's Santa for Pokémon stuff

'Subjected to the rational teachings of others, the child only buries his 'true knowledge' deeper in his soul and it remains untouched by rationality; but it can be formed and informed by what fairy tales ...

December 23, 1999
Father runs stuffed toy business on Miramar Rd., son goes for call girls

A 36-year-old "business executive" who allegedly ran a nationwide call-girl ring out of his two-bedroom La Jolla apartment has pleaded guilty to federal wire-fraud charges in Kansas City, ending a case that for a time ...

December 23, 1999
Abortion brings the Albrights to their knees in San Marcos

“They don’t have enough money to take care of the baby or they’re not married to the baby’s father or they’re very young and don’t know how to take care of the baby at all.”

December 23, 1999
End of the Year Quiz from MA questions, 1999.

You know the drill -- #2 Ticonderoga, no cheat sheets, no whining, no prizes, so don't even bother to ask. Wisdom is its own reward. This is all stuff you didn't know a year ago. ...

December 23, 1999
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