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Content for Thursday, January 16, 2003

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Lakeside's seven-foot Jarrod Boswell just signed with Wyoming.

There are roughly six million boys between the ages of 16 and 18 living in the United States. There are approximately 26,400 high schools and close to that number of starting centers playing on high ...

January 16, 2003
Addict Magnet in North Park

Since July 18, 2002, every other Thursday night at 6:00, a motor home has pulled up to the curb on the east side of 15th Street just south of F Street, across the street from ...

We Look Like Arabs

After graduating from Southwest High School in South San Diego in 1997, Roberto Hernandez went off to study at UC Berkeley, where a successful undergraduate career has led to his acceptance into the school's Ph.D. ...

January 16, 2003
Guns, bimbos, and booze

While San Diego's public is being offered a free fireworks show and the Disney-style NFL Experience, at $15 a pop, pricier and more macho Super Bowl events are being kept under tight wraps and reserved ...

January 16, 2003
They Hit My Windshield with a Baseball Bat

Something about me must say "gringo" to the dozen taxi drivers awaiting as I emerge from the clanking turnstiles that lead in to Tijuana. Though I'm surrounded by others crossing on foot at about 5:45 ...

January 16, 2003
Hike the west end of Santa Catalina Island, and survey the ocean from its high point.

The hike to the highest point on the west end of Santa Catalina Island -- 1804-foot Silver Peak --introduces you to its wild windward side. Spectacular views are the norm most of the way. Assuming ...

ABC gum. Disgusting! Especially in Singapore.

Hey, Matt: I have always wanted to know...why do people leave already chewed gum in public places. It is everywhere! It is disgusting! Could they be fined for littering? -- S.P., Spring Valley Was planning ...

January 16, 2003
What are pool balls made of?

Heymatt: What are pool balls made out of? I thought the might be made out of ceramics of some kind. -- Lea Dean, South Africa Before 1910 or so, ivory (from Zimbabwean elephants, in particular) ...

January 16, 2003
In downtown San Diego, why are First through Twelfth called avenues and the rest called streets?

One councilman huffed about 13th and the rest being left out. First through Twelfth are the only downtown streets that extend, uninterrupted, north of Balboa Park, so they were taken care of first.

January 16, 2003
Food that even a gull won't touch.

Hey Matt: My family and I were picnicking at the beach when my daughter threw some biscuits for the sea gulls to eat. Out of curiosity, I threw some pieces of fried chicken their way ...

January 16, 2003
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