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Content for Thursday, October 16, 2003

News & Stories

Bram Dijkstra, American Expressionism

The Roberts Book Company on Canal Street reputedly paid the junkman S55 for the canvases. Soon “piles of unstretched canvases and large sheets of mural cartoons, began to greet the surprised visitors to the Roberts Book Company.

October 16, 2003
Mike Davis's Under the Perfect Sun: The San Diego Tourists Never See

It’s an August midafternoon in El Cajon. It’s 100 degrees, and the sane people are in the shade, keeping still. Not Mike Davis. For an hour, the most famous social historian of Southern California has ...

October 16, 2003
Honey, I shrunk the sheep.

MATT!!! We work at Ogden's Dry Cleaners. We spend most of our day cutting things out of the Reader and doing crossword puzzles. We have been very disturbed by this question for a while. We ...

October 16, 2003
999-999-9999

MA of Reader: I just got a phone with caller ID. About once a week I get a call from (999) 999-9999. That number never leaves a message, and once when I picked it up, ...

October 16, 2003
The truth about cats and dog doo.

Heymatt: Is there a law against owners dumping their dog's waste in other people's trash cans? Most evenings one of my cats gets chased down the street by a dog, while its owner looks on, ...

October 16, 2003
Pick your way over boulder mazes on the Wonderland of Rocks traverse through Joshua Tree National Park.

Millions of years of tectonic uplift, weathering, and erosion created the maze of monzogranite boulders in the Wonderland of Rocks section of Joshua Tree National Park. Wherever you look in this region, your mind is ...

Who Ran Zandria?

On December 6, 1998, attorney B. Roland Frasier III, who resides in Rancho Santa Fe, was touting his book, Asset Protection for Everyone: Secrets to Legally Safeguarding Your Hard-Earned Money, Home & Business. "I never ...

October 16, 2003
Wartime Flares

Rodolfo Anguiano, member of the Playas de Tijuana environmental organization Grupo Gaviotas (seagulls), wears a pair of latex gloves as he holds the gray metal cylinder, about a foot and a half long and three ...

October 16, 2003
Honor thy Godfather

The late Johnny Alessio, who died five years ago at age 87, rose from shoeshine boy to czar of Tijuana's Caliente racetrack, as well as C. Arnholt Smith's bagman, friend of Richard Nixon, and border- ...

October 16, 2003
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