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San Diego dialysis wars

Jonas Salk works on AIDS, U-T vs. the Padres, a libertarian answer for Yellow Cab

People whose kidneys have failed to function must undergo dislysis several times a week or they will die. - Image by Craig Carlson
People whose kidneys have failed to function must undergo dislysis several times a week or they will die.

Pumping ire

“It’s like starting out in a race that you thought was going to be a hundred yards long, and it turns out to be a marathon,” says Fox. “But we were angry at being double-crossed along the way. We thought we were right, and we thought we could stay with them.”

By Jeannette DeWyze, June 23, 1988 Read full article

Clarence "Joe" Gibbs. "Joe, I have a putative vaccine," said Salk. "For what?" asked Gibbs. "HIV" "It's not recombinant, I hope,” said Gibbs,

They are working on a cure for Aids

AIDS-vaccine researchers viewed Salk as a Johnny-come-lately to the AIDS field. "When Jonas showed up at (1987's Third International Conference on AIDS in Washington, D.C.) and presented his ideas, he was laughed out of the conference," says Dr. Brandon Fradd. But two years later, at the Fifth International AIDS Conference in Montreal this past June, Fradd says Salk and Gibbs "stole the show."

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Judges David Gill and Robert Cooney heard the case at different stages.

Did Steven Miller molest his two young daughters?

Steve says, “You have to remember that I clearly didn’t love Esther at this point. Our sexual life was intermittent at best. And I was totally affectionate with my daughters.” With Esther disabled by arthritis, Steve says, "In a sense, I became the physical affection doler-outer in the house too.”

By Jeannette De Wyze, Jan. 14, 1988 Read full article

The Union's Mark Kreidler with Padres manager Steve Boros. Boros: “We seem to talk about the same things every night.”

Foul territory

“If I’m talking to some writers and Bloom comes up to listen — end of conversation,’’ says pitcher Rich Gossage. “His name rhymes with gloom,’’ says third baseman Graig Nettles. “His whole life is spent looking for negative things. That must be a depressing life. He kicks people when they’re down. He’s always sniping at people. He’s not a well-liked person around here.”

By Stephen Meyer, July 3, 1986 Read full article

Terry Sheldon is relentless in his refusal to look at things from his opponents’ viewpoint.

Terry Sheldon doesn't take no for an answer

When the environmentalists paint him as the big, rich developer, Sheldon says he’s the little guy, not they. “I’m by myself,” he says. In fact, he’s the environmentalist, he maintains. The “pseudo-environmentalists” who oppose him are “not concerned with the environment. They’re concerned with their own political egos and their political motivations and their own power structures.”

By Jeannette DeWyze, May 29, 1986 Read full article

Yellow Cab's most memorable contribution was a bribery scandal in 1970. The mayor and seven other elected officials were indicted on bribery and conspiracy charges.

I am furious yellow

“How’d you like to fly into town with your sister and her family, you both jump into different cabs, identical '89 Fords, and you both get out at the Town and Country Hotel. She gets charged $12, and you get charged $15. Wouldn't you feel ripped off?"

By Neal Matthews, Oct. 26, 1989 Read full article

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I had to play “Johnny B. Goode” five times in a row. I got knocked out with an upper-cut on stage for not playing Aerosmith.
People whose kidneys have failed to function must undergo dislysis several times a week or they will die. - Image by Craig Carlson
People whose kidneys have failed to function must undergo dislysis several times a week or they will die.

Pumping ire

“It’s like starting out in a race that you thought was going to be a hundred yards long, and it turns out to be a marathon,” says Fox. “But we were angry at being double-crossed along the way. We thought we were right, and we thought we could stay with them.”

By Jeannette DeWyze, June 23, 1988 Read full article

Clarence "Joe" Gibbs. "Joe, I have a putative vaccine," said Salk. "For what?" asked Gibbs. "HIV" "It's not recombinant, I hope,” said Gibbs,

They are working on a cure for Aids

AIDS-vaccine researchers viewed Salk as a Johnny-come-lately to the AIDS field. "When Jonas showed up at (1987's Third International Conference on AIDS in Washington, D.C.) and presented his ideas, he was laughed out of the conference," says Dr. Brandon Fradd. But two years later, at the Fifth International AIDS Conference in Montreal this past June, Fradd says Salk and Gibbs "stole the show."

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By Jon Cohen, Nov. 30, 1989 Read full article

Judges David Gill and Robert Cooney heard the case at different stages.

Did Steven Miller molest his two young daughters?

Steve says, “You have to remember that I clearly didn’t love Esther at this point. Our sexual life was intermittent at best. And I was totally affectionate with my daughters.” With Esther disabled by arthritis, Steve says, "In a sense, I became the physical affection doler-outer in the house too.”

By Jeannette De Wyze, Jan. 14, 1988 Read full article

The Union's Mark Kreidler with Padres manager Steve Boros. Boros: “We seem to talk about the same things every night.”

Foul territory

“If I’m talking to some writers and Bloom comes up to listen — end of conversation,’’ says pitcher Rich Gossage. “His name rhymes with gloom,’’ says third baseman Graig Nettles. “His whole life is spent looking for negative things. That must be a depressing life. He kicks people when they’re down. He’s always sniping at people. He’s not a well-liked person around here.”

By Stephen Meyer, July 3, 1986 Read full article

Terry Sheldon is relentless in his refusal to look at things from his opponents’ viewpoint.

Terry Sheldon doesn't take no for an answer

When the environmentalists paint him as the big, rich developer, Sheldon says he’s the little guy, not they. “I’m by myself,” he says. In fact, he’s the environmentalist, he maintains. The “pseudo-environmentalists” who oppose him are “not concerned with the environment. They’re concerned with their own political egos and their political motivations and their own power structures.”

By Jeannette DeWyze, May 29, 1986 Read full article

Yellow Cab's most memorable contribution was a bribery scandal in 1970. The mayor and seven other elected officials were indicted on bribery and conspiracy charges.

I am furious yellow

“How’d you like to fly into town with your sister and her family, you both jump into different cabs, identical '89 Fords, and you both get out at the Town and Country Hotel. She gets charged $12, and you get charged $15. Wouldn't you feel ripped off?"

By Neal Matthews, Oct. 26, 1989 Read full article

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