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Content for Wednesday, November 27, 2002

News & Stories

Nowhere Zone: The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Normal Heights

“Of all the things we did for Normal Heights, the most important was down-zoning. When the community plan was finalized in 1985, no one could build any more of those big ugly apartment buildings.”

November 27, 2002
Don't Let That Apple Rot

Despite the early hour, the group of seniors standing on the sidewalk in front of Ann Evans's home in Del Cerro joke, tease, and laugh with each other. It's 7:20 in the morning, and Natalie ...

November 27, 2002
Suicidal fundraiser

It's payback time for San Diego County district attorney elect Bonnie Dumanis, and almost everyone, it seems, likes a winner. Next Thursday, December 5, the county's new chief prosecutor is set to stage a "Retire ...

November 27, 2002
Southern Orange County's Caspers Wilderness Park beckons hikers with a view-rich hike on the rim of Bell Canyon.

Caspers Wilderness Park is the crown jewel of Orange County's regional park system. It is the county's largest park (7600 acres), the least altered by human activities, and the most remote from population centers. "Remote" ...

November 27, 2002
What does the bullfighter do with the ears and the tail?

Senor Mattolio: When a bullfighter has a particularly good fight, and the crowd awards him (or her) the ears and the tail of the bull, what does he do with them? I can't imagine! -- ...

November 27, 2002
Chucking wood, sucking sap, hatching nuts...

Matt and Alice: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? -- Wondering, San Diego Lots. And so, Wondering, how much ground would a groundhog hog if a groundhog could ...

November 27, 2002
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