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Content for Thursday, December 21, 2000

News & Stories

San Diego Mayor Susan Golding's years of big spending

As of Friday, December 8, an enormous portrait of Susan Golding still loomed over disembarking passengers at Lindbergh Field as they made their way across the pedestrian bridge to the parking lot. The tardy removal ...

December 21, 2000
Council Winks at Boy Scout Gay Ban

The Desert Pacific Council of the Boy Scouts of America forced the city's hand in November when it asked for a 50-year extension of its lease on 16 acres of land in Balboa Park, where ...

December 21, 2000
Necessary Evil

The offices of the County of San Diego Animal Shelter on Gaines Street are currently housed in temporary buildings. The barking is omnipresent -- not like your neighbor's annoying dog, but lots of dogs, as ...

December 21, 2000
Keeping a lid

The San Diego Unified School District board last week shot down by a 3-2 vote a proposal by boardmember Frances Zimmerman to televise the board's meetings, despite editorial endorsement of the idea by the Union-Tribune, ...

December 21, 2000
I was worried that Fred might never wake up

“HELLO?” I tried not to sound too tired or annoyed, even though I was answering the phone from my bed and looking forward to ending my day. It was about 10:00 p.m. on a Friday ...

December 21, 2000
The End of the Year Quiz

Who wants to be a millionaire? If it's you, then you're definitely in the wrong place. All we have here is our usual end-of-the-year quiz. A measure of how much smarter you are now than ...

December 21, 2000
Northern Light and its customized folders

I’m no economist, or so my creditors say, but long before Steve Kroft’s report on 60 Minutes on December 10 about the bust up of the dot-com industry and the billions in fool’s gold that ...

December 21, 2000
Pedal up and coast down new roadways striped with bike lanes through south Carlsbad and La Costa.

New suburban arterial streets in south Carlsbad and north Encinitas -- nearly every one striped with bicycle lanes -- invite you to take a spin on two skinny wheels. The looping route described here covers ...

December 21, 2000
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