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Content for Thursday, June 17, 1999

News & Stories

San Diego dive bars: Star Bar, Live Wire, Nunu's, Bar Dynamite, C.J.'s, Waterfront

February 16, 1999: Fat Tuesday. This afternoon, downtown in the Gaslamp, aren’t letting on that they spent the workday at work. They hustle across Fourth Avenue and yell excitedly at friends as police construct roadblocks ...

June 17, 1999
Ramble 8 miles along the Indian Creek and Pacific Crest trails in the Laguna Mountains

Summer is finally arriving in upper-elevation San Diego County. At mile-high elevations you can still find lingering bursts of wildflower color amid the somber pines and bright-green black oaks. For a wide-ranging introduction to the ...

San Diego redevelopers close Barney's at 13th and Market

Kheder "Barney" Attisha gently refuses to sell a customer a pint of vodka. "You can't buy no alcohol. You drink it and sleep in the street," he explains. "I'm so cold. I'm so tired," the ...

June 17, 1999
Sergio Sandoval Ruvalcaba of Bonita, close to Arrellanos, busted

Last week, a big marijuana bust in Chula Vista led to the arrest of ten suspects and the seizure of two tons of marijuana, estimated street value, $45 million. It made all the TV newscasts. ...

June 17, 1999
Keep Your Eye on Dad

I finally read Tom Wolfe’s Bonfire of the Vanities. I know I am a decade too late, but things don’t seem terribly different ten years later. I liked the men. I have enjoyed Wolfe’s men, ...

June 17, 1999
Referendum on San Diego baseball stadium?

It has an extravagant name, and it turns out it carries a very big price tag. It's the "North Embarcadero Visionary Plan." Approved by the San Diego City Council last December, the plan has been ...

June 17, 1999
How is parking money tracked at Qualcomm Stadium?

Dear Matt: When I took my guests from Chicago to a Padres game, they were amazed at the "honor system" in the parking lot at Qualcomm Stadium. Just hand your money to someone who crams ...

June 17, 1999
What is the fastest time up Cowles Mountain?

Dear Matt: Here's a question I'd like to know. What's the fastest time on foot to the top of Cowles Mountain? I started hiking up this mountain a few months ago, and one man, aged ...

June 17, 1999
Why do girls throw like girls and boys like boys?

Matt: I've been watching a lot of kids play baseball this summer, and I've been wondering why most girls throw like girls, while very few boys do. Are girls' arm muscles different? Does it have ...

June 17, 1999
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