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Content for Thursday, June 21, 2001

News & Stories

A Seat, Legs, Back, And Often Arms, Designed To Accommodate One Person

Some passions are easy to grasp — chocolate, the sea, or Marx Brothers movies. Others are more elusive, harder to explain. I’m afraid the love of chairs falls into the latter category. It’s the sensuous ...

June 21, 2001
A sexist hubby and a cheating wife

Dear Aunt Trudy, My husband is the least sexist man I know. He's polite and sweet and good-humored. Unfortunately, he has a best friend who's one of the most sexist men I've ever met. Frankly, ...

June 21, 2001
M.D. Claims Soy Milk Breeds Violent Teens

Dr. David Goodman cannot understand the media's lack of concern. The Escondido-based research scientist claims to have important in-formation about soy-based baby formulas, and no one, he says, is listening. Goodman revealed his findings in ...

June 21, 2001
El Cajon Craves Starbucks

It's still not La Jolla. The buildings along Main Street between Magnolia and Avocado in downtown El Cajon form a hodgepodge of 20th-century architectural styles, from an early-century board-sided, post-and-beam warehouse to 1960s stucco boxes. ...

June 21, 2001
Jolly good show

The scheduled appearance of England's Prince Andrew at Bio2001, the controversial biotech summit to be held here next week, is causing a ruckus at Buckingham Palace. Prince Charles, Andrew's older brother, is fiercely opposed to ...

June 21, 2001
Explore Runyan Canyon, a former hillside retreat of Hollywood stars, in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Runyan Canyon, a narrow strip of open space rising into the hills just one mile from the heart of Hollywood, counts among its former residents the actors John McCormick and Errol Flynn. For more than ...

June 21, 2001
What happened to Ladybird Johnson's anti-billboard laws?

Hey, Matt: Have you noticed how many signs there are along the interstates these days? Temporaries, such as Miramar's Armed Forces Day Celebration sign beside 15, and permanents, such as Barona Casino's massive action board ...

June 21, 2001
Is the painting of the dogs playing poker a joke?

Hey, Matt: I've always wondered about that painting of the dogs playing poker. Was that painted as a joke or was the artist serious when he did it? Where did that thing come from? -- ...

June 21, 2001
How do I get the telemarketers to stop calling?

Help! HOW DO I GET TELEMARKETERS TO GO AWAY?!?! -- I can't stand the ringing anymore! I can't stand it! Arrrrrgh! Gandma Alice has made you some nice tea. Sit down here next to the ...

June 21, 2001
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