Content for Thursday, October 12, 2000

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San Diego's top tango dancers, Ive and Ludmilla Simard

Leave aside this absurd sadness

Like two predatory birds performing a mating ritual high above the mountains, twisting and looping around one another before they lock together and fall hundreds of feet, still spinning, until they break apart moments before ...

A Yodeling Fish

Who was real father of country western?

How did this curious hybrid of jazz, blues, hillbilly, and Vaudeville come to pass?

Fine day for sewage

In the time of Junipero Serra, Adobe Falls, at the east end of Mission Valley, was a year-round source of water for the padres and Indians at the Mission San Diego. Until the 1920s, it ...

Through the Air into Darkness

As San Diego police sergeant Boyd Long stopped on the Coronado bridge to check a stalled car, he immediately noticed something was amiss. The stranded motorist stepped away rather than beckon for assistance. "Then it ...

Computer cash

Contributions to the campaign of county supervisor Ron Roberts, a San Diego mayoral hopeful, from county data-processing contractors keep rolling in. According to disclosures made public last week, employees of Science Applications International who gave ...

Find out where to see and photograph the magnificent rising of the full moon over San Diego's city skyline.

Every 29 or 30 days -- weather permitting -- the natural rhythms of the sun and moon, plus the glassy exteriors of San Diego's tallest buildings, deliver a visual feast to those who are in ...

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