Content for Thursday, April 24, 2003

News & Stories

San Diego women on their breasts and their bras

More than support

But even if they were not big, they seemed to me very real and salient: there’s a breast. It was hard to imagine my flat front being sculpted into such fullness

140-Mile Mistake: Railroad Museum's Living-History Presentation

Grown men play with trains in Balboa Park.

Between the place where ground was broken for the line in 1906, near the foot of 28th Street, and the eastern terminus, in El Centro, there was never land more ill-suited for train tracks.

Robber Barons

Recently, Padres owner John Moores complained of "a huge streak of populism in San Diego" that, he claimed contemptuously, had contributed to ballpark delays. Similarly, in early 1997, when Herbert G. Klein, then top editor ...

El Cajon Mojo Master Lectures Spielberg

It was no accident, said San Diego clairvoyant Dr. James Capers, that movie mogul and occult aficionado Steven Spielberg attended his lecture in February, when Capers demonstrated his "spiritual gifts" at the Los Angeles Conscious ...

Language Problems

In Special Forces, the ideal is that every soldier is fluent in one foreign language and able to limp along in two others. But in a standard infantry company it wouldn't be unusual for no ...

Full spin ahead

The Union-Tribune, apparently intent upon shoring up the eroding credibility of San Diego schools chief Alan Bersin, gave a hero's sendoff to Veronica "Ronne" Froman, who abruptly left her lucrative job as Bersin's chief financial ...

Climb Inspiration Point for a view of Will Rogers State Historic Park and much of the L.A. metropolis.

Drive up a short mile from the speedway known as Sunset Boulevard in West Los Angeles toward Will Rogers State Historic Park, and you'll instantly leave the rat race behind. This secluded spot on the ...