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Content for Thursday, March 18, 1999

News & Stories

Frank Bompensiero takes his years in San Quentin

I don’t know how in the first months of 1955 Frank Bompensiero managed to get himself out of bed to face the day. I don’t know how he slept at night. Frank and Thelma and ...

March 18, 1999
Gateway Computer billionaire Ted Waitt loads the family aboard his executive jet

Wasn't that ponytailed Gateway Computer billionaire Ted Waitt, currently La Jolla's most famous resident, seen loading the family aboard his executive jet parked at Lindbergh Field's private terminal last Friday night? He pulled up to ...

March 18, 1999
Hawks dive for rabbits on Fiesta Island

It’s now 10:00 a.m. and the rabbits are more scarce, so Faircloth decides to quit for the day. “We’re just not having any luck today,”

March 18, 1999
A trek up rugged Flat Cat Canyon, near Anza-Borrego's visitor center, tests hikers' mettle.

Flat Cat Canyon is the curious name given to a rugged gorge southwest of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park visitors' center and not far outside the town of Borrego Springs. Park rangers once found a ...

March 18, 1999
The Magdalenas defend Tijuana's prostitutes

It's eight o' clock on a Wednesday night. Outside Tijuana's cathedral, the priests close the giant doors. The street darkens. The beggars pack up. But in a nearby shadowy parking lot the light shines out ...

March 18, 1999
Iowa Meats: "We're offering something that supermarkets don't sell"

The American symbol-turned-subculture, the cowboy, owes its existence to beef. Before they wore tight jeans and gaudy shirts and played concerts in Central Park, cowboys were men who herded cattle across the great open spaces ...

March 18, 1999
Marlon Jackson, member of the old Jackson Five, now lives in downtown San Diego

Contra Costa County library officials were all set to hire political consultant Fred Register to run their campaign for voter approval of a new library tax, but that was before the defeat of San Diego's ...

March 18, 1999
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