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Content for Thursday, October 20, 2005

News & Stories

Challenge X: how San Diego State may build your next car

The chassis that’s sitting in a workroom on the campus of San Diego State University is painted a shade of red you’d expect to see on the lips of an attention-starved woman. On a car, ...

October 20, 2005
The Reader's Eye on Television

Things to do before I turn 30: live on both coasts; fall in love; backpack around Europe; ride my bike the 50 miles from Rosarito to Ensenada; write a hit TV series, cast Phoebe Cates, ...

October 20, 2005
Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of America’s Favorite Food

Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of America's Favorite Food by Steve Striffler. Yale University Press, 2005; 208 pages; $25.00. FROM THE DUST COVER: Anthropologist Steve Striffler begins this book in a poultry processing plant, drawing on ...

October 20, 2005
Schwag Whore

Go ahead and take two, girls -- they're free. -- Dad 'Three...four...seven...nine!" "That's me," said Kip, a little too unenthusiastic, if you ask me. I glared at the ticket in my hand. You have failed ...

October 20, 2005
All Souls: Not Easily Divided

"The Episcopal denomination has always been one of the most inclusive denominations. We don't fight over doctrine. For example, in my church we have pro-life and pro-choice congregants. My preferences are for life, but the ...

October 20, 2005
Everyone Cringed

“We usually have a gong here. We can kick them off stage whenever we want with that.”

October 20, 2005
Jesse James on Park Boulevard

“How could you shoot anyone with your belly full?”

October 20, 2005
Pedal through avocado and citrus groves between Escondido and Fallbrook.

Bright sunshiny mornings and cool air make this autumnal time of year pleasant for a lazy Sunday morning or afternoon of road biking. Forget the coastal bike routes if you've had it with noisy traffic ...

October 20, 2005
Knitting Class

For as long as I can remember, my Irish Nanna knit. Perched atop four or five pillows on the living room couch, "So I can get a good look at you," she would work away. ...

October 20, 2005
The Next Big Thing

This is a heady time for women's golf. Two teenage challengers are coming into the game while the undisputed best female golfer on the planet is still running strong. It's as if Tiger Woods and ...

October 20, 2005
Dog Years On the Road

Richard Ligato and his wife, Amanda Bejarano-Ligato, have co-authored Wide-Eyed Wanderers, a book about traveling 60,000 miles through Latin America and Africa in their VW van. They will discuss their travels and sign their book ...

October 20, 2005
The Spirit of Capitalism In the Grape

“Love and pleasure have always made the world go ’round. At least they should.”

October 20, 2005
Never Say Quit

Movies reviewed this week: Dreamer, Elizabethtown, Good Night, and Good Luck, and North Country

October 20, 2005
Late Bus to Babylon

Local bands Mustache Revolution and Guerilla Transammo chartered a bus to take them up to play the Cat Club in West Hollywood on October 8. "It was a freaking nightmare," says Todd Chandler, band manager ...

October 20, 2005
Must-See TV?

A 32-inch wide-screen TV reportedly received as payola for airplay has apparently led to the firing last week of Diana Laird, program director of Top 40 hits station "Channel 9-3-3"/KHTS. An October 11 Clear Channel ...

October 20, 2005
Good Deeds, Bad Deeds

San Diego entrepreneur David Perez loves to talk about his good deeds: last month, he got reams of local and national publicity after he rounded up airplanes to fly evacuees out of hurricane-battered southern states. ...

October 20, 2005
Natural Selection Squeezes Ska

British ska band Selecter recently played their first San Diego show in over five years at House of Blues. Chris Wise plays percussion in the local ska band Hi-Lites, which opened for Selecter. He has ...

October 20, 2005
He/She Said...

San Diego native RuPaul is working on a remix album, RuPaul Reworked, featuring a new version of his/her 1992 hit "Supermodel (You Better Work)." "I kind of laid low for awhile during the reign of ...

October 20, 2005
Kill Rock Stars Saves a Life

Former 4 Non Blondes singer Linda Perry, who grew up in San Diego, wants her 1996 album In Flight to get another shot. The record was made after Interscope Records dropped 4 Non Blondes but ...

October 20, 2005
Back When

Thirty Years Ago Next to the donkey show, Agua Caliente Race Track is probably Tijuana's most world famous attraction. Purists contend Agua is to Del Mar what marijuana is to hashish, but the play is ...

October 20, 2005
What...No Pampers for Fergie?

When the Black Eyed Peas play Cox Arena tonight, they request the purchaser/promoter "provide at his/her expense an experienced, professional, English speaking, sober monitor engineer" (with "sober" underlined) as well as a "first class lighting ...

October 20, 2005
Bird's-Eye Lowdown On Downtown

Few legislators have had as great an impact on San Diego as former state senator James R. Mills. Recently, in a Coronado café, he sat down for an interview. Today there is a proposal to ...

Two For The Price Of None

I went to two parties in one day that tested my crashing ability. The first was a luncheon at Balboa Park. The ticket was $40, but I weaseled in without paying. I did feel guilty, ...

October 20, 2005
Pension off

As the skies darkened in early 2003 over San Diego's scandal-wracked pension fund, those in charge began casting about for ways to attack reporters covering the story. The fund hired the PR firm of Nuffer ...

October 20, 2005
Michael Barry, University of Limerick, Ireland

Misstep and Mangled I read as much as the next person. And the person next to that person and the next person over and the two hiding in the corner as well. So when the ...

October 20, 2005
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