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Content for Thursday, December 4, 2003

News & Stories

Guy McCaskie has seen the 21 species of gulls in San Diego County

LO AND BEHOLD, said the Mormons, God sent in thousands and thousands of California gulls to devour the devourers.

December 4, 2003
Mr. Octopus Man

When people danced, a lot were acting goofy. I don’t know if it’s because they were covering up for the fact that they couldn’t dance or pretending that’s how they danced when they went to high school.

December 4, 2003
Last of the All-Nighters

When we screened Walter Hill’s surreal fantasy The Warriors (1979), about teenage gangs waging war in a fictionalized New York City underworld, everyone in the theater chanted along with the villain when he taunts the “good guys.”

December 4, 2003
San Diego as Patsy

The Chargers play horrible football, but their administrative brain trust plays a helluva game of chess. Of course, that brain trust is competing against a pitifully weak opponent: the San Diego city attorney's office. Last ...

December 4, 2003
Something Stinks In Bird Rock

Who said the words and the music were supposed to go together? Just when the sleepy situation of local business had begun to awaken in the Bird Rock area of La Jolla, the residents and ...

December 4, 2003
Prolific Killer

A merica's Gross Domestic Product grew by 7.2 percent in the third quarter, marking the biggest growth in this economic indicator since what year? A. 1984 B. 1986 C. 1994 D. 1995 2. In the ...

December 4, 2003
Undead celebrity

Over the past couple of weekends, the new Dr. Seuss movie, The Cat in the Hat with Mike Myers, has raked in $80 million or so, despite being labeled "an uninspired poisoned lump of eye ...

December 4, 2003
Mystery meat

Matt: My mom gave me a bunch of food that she emptied out of her pantry. One can is labeled potted meat food product. The ingredients are beef tripe, pork stomachs, beef hearts, chicken, partially ...

December 4, 2003
Words and music

Dear Mr. Alice: We were kicking back one day listening to the Beatles and reading the lyrics that came with the album. We wondered, what was the first music artist to include the words with ...

December 4, 2003
Migration, the easy way

Heymatt: What would happen if you took a bird that migrates south in the winter and put it on a plane and flew it in one day to where it normally migrates to? Would it ...

December 4, 2003
Survey Orange County's landscape from the Ocean View Point in O'Neill Regional Park.

During the 55-year existence of O'Neill Regional Park in Orange County, the park's area has grown from 278 acres to more than 3000 acres. During this same span of time, a spreading tide of suburban ...

December 4, 2003
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