Content for Thursday, September 23, 1999

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Deadly Weapon: Murder at the Burlesque

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Enjoy scenic vistas of the Borrego Badlands from Font's Point in the Anza-Borrego Desert.

Like crepuscular creatures emerging at dawn and dusk to seek their prey, photographers are drawn to Anza-Borrego's Font's Point vista early and late in the day, seeking warm, low-angle light. Font's Point overlooks a shockingly ...

Gallery of Friends

What do you do if you're a superior court judge and you want to be mayor of San Diego? You take an unpaid leave of absence and ask your friends for campaign money. On a ...

Adela Does America

Adela Navarro Bello wants to know what the Americans' problem is with her people. "What gives? Are they afraid of us? Do they fear that, little by little, we Mexicans are going to take back ...

Dirty Zappa's Dirty Little Secret

The year Edgar Varèse died, Frank Zappa joined a band called the Soul Giants and appended to it “The Mothers of Invention.”

In the mid-1950s a high school kid from El Cajon named Frank Zappa read an article in Look magazine that said Sam Goody was so good at selling records, he could unload a copy of ...

Why do some dogs get along and others don't?

Dear Matthew Alice: I have a question about dogs. Why is it that sometimes all two dogs have to do is look at one another for there to be a fight, while at other times ...

If everyone were a drop of water, how big a pool are we talking?

Matmail: If each person in the world were a drop of water, how large the swimming pool? If the water level is rising, how big the garden hose? Paint me a word picture. -- Doctrbones, ...

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