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Content for Thursday, June 7, 2007

News & Stories

I Am the Walrus

I got a call from Tracie, a friend of a friend. She said, "I'm having a party. And you have gone to so many parties... Help me come up with a theme. But it has ...

June 7, 2007
Church of the Good Shepherd, Bonita

"As we gaze at your kingly brightness/ So our faces display your likeness/ Ever changing from glory to glory/ Mirrored here, may our lives tell your story. Shine, Jesus, shine..." Those lines from the opening ...

June 7, 2007
Nine-Year-Old Brett May, 1963

His father, speedboat racer George May, encouraged Brett to get into racing the single-seat ten-horsepower boats that could reach 50 miles per hour. George May told our local daily: "There is no other sport I ...

June 7, 2007
Minding His Business

First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald I was three steps from the entrance of my building when I noticed him. He ...

June 7, 2007
Infant Massage

Babies are in the air. Everywhere I go I see babies or pregnant moms. Among families and friends, it's no different. My children will have a few new cousins by year's end and a handful ...

June 7, 2007
Leucadia

Title: Leucadia Address: http://leucadia.blogspot.com Author: Funky Leucadian From: Leucadia Blogging since: May 2005 Post Date: May 26, 2007 Post Title: Leucadia/Encinitas Will Absorb Carlsbad's Traffic The following was posted in the comments section in the ...

June 7, 2007
The Reader's Eye on Television

Miss Muffett traded her tuffet, many years ago, for the comfort of Italian leather. But it isn't her own seat Muffett is interested in at this moment. It is the seat of her stewardess. Muffett ...

June 7, 2007
Welcome Back!

That's Dan. He kept our salary going for the whole year we were closed.

June 7, 2007
Oasis of Indulgence

The WineSellar and Brasserie is a longtime local favorite "splurge" restaurant, oddly located in a soulless industrial park, one of many such parks that dominate an area that looks as if designed en masse by ...

June 7, 2007
Chocolate Might Save Your Life

'Since I moved to California from New England, I find that I can pretty much eat anything I want without gaining weight," says Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma. "I'm convinced that when you ...

June 7, 2007
Provider Delivers the Goods

'A really good friend of my family's has been U2's tour business manager for about 20 years, so I got to meet famous people," says Brendan Concannon, drummer for Big Provider. "When I was 12, ...

June 7, 2007
Tourmaline Surfing Park

Name: Bernie Calderon Home: San Diego Vehicle: 1994 GMC Yukon Surfing: Tourmaline Surfing Park Bernie surfed for a few years when he was a teenager. He says he gave it up to "go to school, ...

June 7, 2007
Claire Litton in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania There's a rumor circulating among my friends that you can't be popular in the belly-dance scene unless you "party." Not like the Nevada brothel Moonlight Bunnyranch's iteration of the word. I mean the ...

June 7, 2007
Options

"Any way that you can get wine from a piece of dirt and onto a retail shelf, we're doing it."

June 7, 2007
Chubi

Rhianna Bruno Age: 28 Occupation: Nurse Lives: Rancho Bernardo My friend Niki and I say "chubi" instead of "bitch." If you type "bitch" into a cell phone, the predictive text will write "chubi" first. The ...

June 7, 2007
Great Race. Part Two.

'Never heard of it." "It's a fairly unpublicized event," says Jim Penseyres. "ABC put it on TV from '81 through '87, but even then it didn't get much public attention." Penseyres is referring to Race ...

June 7, 2007
Don't Want to Be Your Slave

Richard Aguirre says he approaches things differently than his uncle, City Attorney Mike Aguirre. Yet, Richard says they are "on the same mission. He works from the top down. I go from the bottom up." ...

June 7, 2007
Almost as Old as Stones?

Mariachi bands have violins and sombreros. Norteño bands dress like cowboys and use accordions. Bandas are big (14--18 players), brassy Mexican dance bands. There are about 15 bandas in Tijuana, but only 1 performs regularly ...

June 7, 2007
Fair Pay?

Insiders say two Del Mar Fair Grandstand headliners this year will get paid a lot more to play the venue than what they would otherwise get for a local show. Switchfoot, which would normally command ...

June 7, 2007
Just Insane

Gary Hustwit, a presence in the San Diego music scene through the '80s and '90s, thanked the cheering full house at Philadelphia's Drexel University last month after a screening of his directorial debut, Helvetica. The ...

June 7, 2007
This Ain't No Great White Show

"Not only am I banned from Winstons in Ocean Beach, but recently I've been banned from playing Lestat's," says Clifford M. Jomuad, who -- performing solo as "Clifford" -- sometimes lights himself on fire. "Depending ...

June 7, 2007
Bombs Below

"I woke up in the tour van in the middle of a field at about 5:00 a.m. to see a sign that said, 'No trespassing, unexploded mines,' " Revenge Club singer Amy Paddack says. "We ...

June 7, 2007
The spring semester of U.S. history during A.D. 1964 was my time to do pretty much what I wanted.

Today would be one of those Fridays at the end of the school year when "pupils," as we were known then, would find whatever was outside the classroom window inordinately fascinating. I can remember one ...

June 7, 2007
The beginning of tourist season

Thirty Years Ago When we reached Interstate 30's exit 104, just east of Dallas, Blue Diamond pulled off and minutes later the King's Kid pulled up. Blue Diamond went on into Dallas and I had ...

June 7, 2007
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