Content for Thursday, July 20, 2000

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Something Stinks in Mission Bay

Between July 1952 and December 1959, the City of San Diego operated a landfill in Mission Bay Park between Sea World and Interstate 5. For ten hours a day, seven days a week, ity trucks ...

Nigerian Nightmare

James Adler, Chula Vista resident and Tijuana business owner, is out $5.2 million. He fell victim to an international financial scam perpetrated by Nigerian nationals and, his court case proved, the Nigerian government. Starting in ...

Revolting Indians

Passive resistance to colonial rule

One group of neophytes at Mission San Diego refused to speak Spanish. Even when Fathers Fernando Martin and Jose Sanchez threatened punishment, the neophytes would not obey. The priests couldn’t understand “what reasons keep them from Spanish.”

How to Choose an Explosive Cereal

In my house, growing up, if the kiddies weren’t feeling well it was either the weather or they needed to go No. 2, or, as mom put it, “hmm- hmm’s.” Raisin bran has always had ...

Discover the "secret" steps and stairways of La Mesa and Rolando

Books on the stairway walks of San Francisco and Los Angeles can be found on the shelves of bookstores in those areas. No such guidebook exists for San Diego, because -- despite the substantial vertical ...

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