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Content for Thursday, September 4, 2003

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Marilyn Monroe acts in Some Like It Hot at the Hotel Del Coronado

“There was no connection. No more mystery to it than that. She was not the kind of woman a sex bomb is supposed to be, and it wore her out. She never found anyone who understood her.”

September 4, 2003
Sleaze Saga

With still another scandal rocking city government, have you ever wondered how San Diego got the chauvinistic sobriquet "America's Finest City"? It's a sordid story -- justifiably sullying San Diego, its government and establishment, as ...

September 4, 2003
Second Only To the Cowboy

In San Diego, airport cabbies rest at the top of the public-transportation heap. Their fares are more regular — and generally larger — than those of mere city cabbies. Plus, the airport more or less ...

September 4, 2003
Pink Flamingos

Dear M.A.: I recently heard that flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp as their main diet. But shrimp are only pink after they're cooked. Who cooks shrimp for flamingos? Sounds sketchy to me. -- ...

September 4, 2003
Let's walkie and talkie.

Heymatt: Walkie-talkies have a range of up to five miles, but cordless phones have a range of only up to about 100 yards. Why can't those geniuses at the big electronics companies figure out how ...

September 4, 2003
Hike Malibu's Solstice Canyon and learn a lesson or two in fire ecology.

Solstice Canyon Park, a unit of the sprawling Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, invites your attention, with superb oak woodland habitat to enjoy, and lessons in fire ecology to ponder. Since its unveiling in ...

September 4, 2003
If I'm standing on the moon, can I shoot a guy on Pluto?

Earthling: I was wondering why they don't use normal handguns in space movies instead of fancy ray guns. Would a handgun fire in a vacuum? If you fired it on the moon, say, would the ...

September 4, 2003
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