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Content for Thursday, July 15, 1999

News & Stories

V.S. Ramachandran, UCSD scientist who can be read by a general audience

The photographer snaps open a small black umbrella, setting up his first shot. His subject is V.S. Ramachandran, M.D., Ph.D., the neuroscientist with an international reputation, who is in his UCSD office, at his desk ...

July 15, 1999
Strategists assumed the Panama Canal would be Japan’s primary target

Ed Madruga, who owned the Paramount, recalled, “Two weeks afterwards, the government [took] all the tuna boats. Didn’t ask, just took ’em.” The government painted the whitehulled ships military gray and leased them “until victory.”

Fly a kite in the summer breeze at Harry Griffin Park

Sparsely visited Harry Griffin Park, tucked away in Grossmont Summit where La Mesa and El Cajon adjoin, has for years remained one of East County's well-kept secrets. As the largest park within La Mesa's city ...

'NAFTA will be a wonderful thing for improving the situation in Mexico."

Have two of San Diego's most prominent environmentalists sold out to NAFTA? Lori Saldaña, ex-chair of the San Diego/Imperial Sierra Club, and Diane Takvorian, Environmental Health Coalition executive director, have both accepted White House appointments ...

July 15, 1999
College-educated Goaltimate players are serious

Conner added nuances in preparation for an imagined television audience. After each game, a one-minute break was established. Teams were allotted three time-outs of two minutes each. A one-and-a-half-hour time cap was placed on each match.

July 15, 1999
Is there an underwater tunnel from the ocean side of Pt. Loma to the bay side?

St. Matthew: Gospel truth, please, to settle once and for all, is there an underwater tunnel from the ocean side of Pt. Loma into the bay? Apocryphal tales say yeah, cuz kids dumped dye on ...

Do French maids really dress like French maids?

Dear Matthew: Do French maids really dress like French maids? -- Tony Falde, San Diego Well, yeah, Tony. They tried dressing like deep-sea divers, but it was tough doing floors and windows. In fact, that's ...

Why does a hand in warm water while asleep cause bed wetting?

To: Matthew Alice: I've never been much of a camper, but I've heard that as a trick, the person that falls asleep first has his hand placed in a bucket of warm water, which causes ...

July 15, 1999
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