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Sheep to Sweater in North County

The Shepherdess Rancho Borrego Negro is home to white sheep, black sheep, black fish, a black-and-white sheepdog, and a couple of near-black llamas, but for Kathy Gluesenkamp, the hardest thing to produce on the Ranch ...

May 17, 2001
Justice for the Giant

In early 1999, over a dozen similar assault-and-robbery crimes took place against elderly pedestrians in the Mid-City area. In all of them, the victims were knocked over from behind, held face down, and robbed. Many ...

May 17, 2001
We Can't Kidnap Them

Across from Lincoln High School, San Diego Fire Station 12 has three fire trucks and an ambulance. Although all firefighters are trained medical assistants (most are paramedics), the ambulance crew is the most critical life-saving ...

Rising tide

An ambitious plan by Mexican president Vicente Fox to develop a series of upscale marinas along the Baja California coastline for wealthy gringos is drawing heat from world environmentalists. Dubbed "Nautical Steps," the plan would ...

May 17, 2001
On an average day, how many airplanes are in the sky across the United States?

Hey Matt: With dozens of flights continually taking off and landing and airlines bragging that they're adding more flights, it amazes me that they don't run into one another more often...or that we don't look ...

May 17, 2001
When I put Icy Hot on my hand, I can only feel the effect on the top part of my hand. Why?

Hey, Matt: I put Icy Hot on my hand the other day because my thumb was hurting. Unfortunately I was nearly struck mute with astonishment when I found that I could feel the "icy yet ...

May 17, 2001
Hike the gently rising Pine Mountain Trail in the Laguna Mountains.

The Pine Mountain Trail, the newest designated trail in the Laguna Mountains, invites your attention this verdant and merry month of May. Spring rainfall in our local mountains, abnormally extending to as recently as last ...

May 17, 2001
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