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    Shot in the Arm - Why the poor resort to backroom injections

    Authorities and the media focused heavily on the problem of illegal clinics in Latino neighborhoods after an 18-month-old girl died from medication that she allegedly received at an unlicensed pharmacy in early March. Investigations were ordered. Re...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on April 1, 1999
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    Unified, Schmunified - Can anyone help OC's most dysfunctional school district?

    In the early 1920s, German sociologist Max Weber observed that every revolution goes through three stages of development-before it hits the wall and becomes a bureaucracy. The Orange Unified School Board hit the terminal stage earlier this month, ...

    by TIM MELTREGER on April 1, 1999
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    The Religious Right Stuff

    Gary Bauer reportedly told an Orange County audience on March 11 that he does not want to be characterized as a member of the "religious Right" should he formally seek the 2000 Republican presidential nomination. He says a distinction should be made...

    by Matt Coker on March 25, 1999
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    Beach Boulevard Breakdown - A history of OC's infamous thoroughfare

    At 1 a.m. on Nov. 29, 1997, as El Nio pounded the street, a New Mexico man leaned out the window of his Calico Motel room at 500 S. Beach Blvd., aimed his high-powered rifle at the Circle K across the street, and put a bullet into an employee's hea...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on March 25, 1999
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    Screen and Shout - Buy.com monitor mishap irks Netizens

    Give us monitors or give us death!" is not quite the stirring call to arms of the revolutionary era, but to a batch of disgruntled consumers online, it's the battle cry of a new generation. And to one OC company, it's a great big pain in the ass. ...

    by WYN HILTY on March 25, 1999
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    Park It Here - El Toro Airport Watch No. 98

    If the latest spin campaign is any guide, county officials figure the best way to sell their El Toro International Airport plan is to pretend they're not building an airport. Last week, the county began asking 300 Irvine Spectrum companies near th...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on March 25, 1999
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    Is That a Badge in Your Pocket? Or are you just happy to see me? - Are OC's cops a little too excited about busting men for gay sex?

    Snugly wrapped in blue jeans and a sweat shirt, a sweet-and-sturdy piece of work parades back and forth in front of me, dispensing meaningful eye contact and suggestive lip twitches and converting every premeditated step into maximum back-porch swin...

    by DAVE WIELENGA on March 25, 1999
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    Letters

    Contact us via voice mail at (714) 825-8432, or by e-mail: letters@ocweekly.com. Or write to Letters to the Editor, OC Weekly, P.O. Box 10788, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Or fax: (714) 708-8410. Letters may be edited for clarity and length. All correspond...

    on March 25, 1999
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    Ode to Sneaky Pete - Nuclear industry exposes ex-governor's Ward Valley lie

    In a front-page story on Feb. 25, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported that Southern California Edison (SCE) has decided to speed plans to decommission the mammoth Unit 1 reactor at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, which hasn't operated si...

    by Nick Schou on March 25, 1999
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    Stupid Proposal - Irvine think tank ready to create a market in stupidity

    Governor Gray Davis recently proposed that every public high school senior who finishes in the top 4 percent of his or her high school class would gain automatic admission into the prestigious University of California system. The measure is expected...

    by Steve Lowery on March 25, 1999
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    Pilot Error, The Sequel - If paper didn't screw up, why were letters to the editor altered?

    In the course of teaching journalism at UC Irvine during the past several years, Bill Lobdell has answered dozens of student questions about newspaper ethics. But these days, the editor of the Newport Beach/Costa Mesa Daily Pilot is not answering a ...

    by R. Scott Moxley on March 25, 1999
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    Apple Bonging - OC's 'War on Drugs': Joke or tragedy?

    The third LA Times- and UC Irvine-sponsored community forum on March 10 was livened by the audience's boisterous challenges to panelists whose pronouncements on Orange County's War on Drugs wandered from weirdly baffling to patently idiotic. Decla...

    by MIKE MALES on March 25, 1999
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    It's a Gas, Gas, Gas - City yard petroleum leak spurs finger pointing

    A few years ago, Costa Mesa officials installed a sophisticated system to detect underground fuel leaks at the city's corporate yard. But in December 1996, a technician discovered that someone had rewired the alarm system, allowing 22,000 gallons of...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on March 25, 1999
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    Letters

    Contact us via voice mail at (714) 825-8432, or by e-mail: letters@ocweekly.com. Or write to Letters to the Editor,OC Weekly, P.O. Box 10788, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Or fax: (714) 708-8410. Letters may be edited for clarity and length. All corresponde...

    on March 18, 1999
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    Saying 'Yes' to the Universe - But 'no' to 'depth!'

    I would like to take the opportunity to thank the Right Reverend Richard, who e-mailed me a nice long letter this week, intimating, among other things, that I am a "slutty, self-absorbed, vacuous cupcake bouncing from club to club in the eternal que...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on March 18, 1999
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    Sequelitis Hits Gaming! - Are megamergers healthy for the industry?

    When the computer-game industry was young, just about anyone could sit down at a computer and pound out a game. Development costs were low; barriers to entry were few. Take the original Zork, a text-based game that came out in 1979, created as a lar...

    by WYN HILTY on March 18, 1999
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    The Big Chill

    On Feb. 16, Corona del Mar resident Chris Stearns bought a Swanson's chicken dinner from his neighborhood Albertson's on Pacific Coast Highway. That night, while attempting to open the package, Stearns realized the dinner had already expired-more th...

    on March 18, 1999
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    Pilot Error? - Race-baiting in Newport

    Considering that Ferraris may outnumber blacks in Newport Beach, it's odd that Orange County's ritziest city can't avoid racist run-ins for very long. A few years back, the city's cops were accused of harassing black motorists. One allegation: polic...

    by R. Scott Moxley on March 18, 1999
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    Something's Stinky - El Toro Airport Watch No. 97

    During the march 2 rush hour, the Thomas F. Riley Terminal at John Wayne Airport (JWA) was dead. There were a lot of cars in the main parking lot, but finding a spot was no problem. There was no one in line at any of the carriers' ticketing desks. T...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on March 18, 1999
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    In the Shadow of the Mouse

    Legend has it that after Disneyland's gates closed for the night, Walt Disney sometimes enjoyed a cocktail atop the Matterhorn. On one occasion-perhaps having downed a bit too much-tears welled in his eyes as he looked at the hodgepodge of fleabag m...

    by Matt Coker on March 18, 1999
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