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Ducksnorts 2007 Baseball Annual By Geoff Young
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Since 1997, Ducksnorts (ducksnorts.com) has been the home of Geoff Young's insights and analysis of the San Diego Padres. Now his first book examines the organization in detail, featuring a recap of... More > the 2006 season; an in-depth look at the Padres' game of the year against Colorado on September 4, 2006; a retrospective of the Padres' 1998 World Series appearance and Tony Gwynn's 3000th hit; analysis of Kevin Towers' trades as Padres' GM; a look at the best by position through Padres' history; a deconstruction of pitching prospects; tips on how to succeed despite having limited resources, including the art of building a bullpen for cheap; and more. Featuring a foreword by Padres CEO Sandy Alderson, the Ducksnorts 2007 Baseball Annual will make an excellent companion for any fan of the Padres throughout the '07 season and beyond. It will also be of interest to general baseball fans who want to learn what makes one organization tick.< Less
Ducksnorts 2008 Baseball Annual By Geoff Young
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The Ducksnorts 2008 Baseball Annual offers unparalleled coverage of the San Diego Padres, including: * Foreword by Matt Vasgersian, television voice of the Padres * A recap of the Padres 2007... More > season, from the hiring of Bud Black as manager to the heartbreak of Game 163 at Coors Field * Graphical displays of key players' statistical output from 2007 and other recent seasons to show trends, including comparisons with league norms by position * Detailed examination of the Padres farm system, including reports on more than 70 players and a list of Top 10 Prospects * First-hand account of a 12-day drive from San Diego to Cooperstown and back for Tony Gwynn's Hall of Fame induction, including stops in several minor-league towns along the way for the ulitmate baseball geek road trip * Reference materials building on work done in the 2007 Annual, such as the best players in Padres history by position and a register of every trade Kevin Towers has made since becoming general manager in November 1995< Less
Ducksnorts 2008 Baseball Annual By Geoff Young
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The Ducksnorts 2008 Baseball Annual offers unparalleled coverage of the San Diego Padres, including: * Foreword by Matt Vasgersian, television voice of the Padres * A recap of the Padres 2007... More > season, from the hiring of Bud Black as manager to the heartbreak of Game 163 at Coors Field * Graphical displays of key players' statistical output from 2007 and other recent seasons to show trends, including comparisons with league norms by position * Detailed examination of the Padres farm system, including reports on more than 70 players and a list of Top 10 Prospects * First-hand account of a 12-day drive from San Diego to Cooperstown and back for Tony Gwynn's Hall of Fame induction, including stops in several minor-league towns along the way for the ulitmate baseball geek road trip * Reference materials building on work done in the 2007 Annual, such as the best players in Padres history by position and a register of every trade Kevin Towers has made since becoming general manager in November 1995< Less
THE END, MY FRIEND: Prelude to the Apocalypse By Kirby Wright
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Paris Hilton and Lady Gaga are dead. So is the President. Psytrance parties rage as Palm Springs burns. Police and fire departments are gone. Marital Law is imposed to deal with the riots but the... More > military is overwhelmed when Mexicans storm the border to reclaim California. Warlords battle private security forces for control of coastal towns. Power, gas, and water are luxuries. Hummers and motor coaches are obsolete. The internet and cells are inoperative. Wifi is history. Stores have been ransacked. The black market thrives. Teenage gangs go door-to-door looting and killing. Suburbanites must either leave or risk getting slaughtered. Tent cities sprout like mushrooms from the beach into the desert. Welcome to the Prelude to the Apocalypse. Journey with Tony and Evo into the heart of the American Nightmare as they search for safe haven in a world that knows no rules.< Less
The Story of Del Mar Terrace By Maryruth Cox
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A history of Del Mar Terrace, a small community near San Diego, California.
The Kumeyaay, the Whaley House, and the Ghosts By Marsha Mehrdad
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Some may question what the Kumeyaay Native Americans have to do with San Diego’s Whaley House and what do they both have to do with ghosts? The Whaley House is a historical landmark in Old... More > Town, San Diego and the Kumeyaay are native to the San Diego area. The Whaley House is one of the most haunted and considered to be the most famous haunted house in the United States. Visitors to the Whaley House have often experienced ghostly encounters. The Whaley House is built upon land that once belonged to the Kumeyaay. The Kumeyaay suffered much including the fact that their homeland was stolen from them and they experienced historical and traumatizing mistreatment by many conquering populations throughout their history. Do these factors have a connection to the haunting at the Whaley House? Read on to find out more.< Less
Chadwick Spec House #1 By Paul & Sarai Johnson
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The W. J. Chadwick Spec House is historically significant for its architecture and architectural development of the North Park area. Located just east of Balboa Park, the Chadwick Spec House was... More > built in 1920 by local builder W.J. Chadwick. Chadwick was a retired carpenter when he started building houses again, during WW1, to help the local economy and because young able bodied men were scarce. His simple designs were built in the Craftsman California Bungalow style, where two to four houses were built on adjoining lots at the same time. Near the streetcar, these homes were ideal for young working families to thrive in San Diego.< Less
Think On These Things By John Aseltine
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The Great Depression, World War II, The Atom Bomb and the United Nations. The years 1937 to 1954 span what has been called "The Greatest Generation". They also represent a high point is... More > public education. There are about 500 columns here, as they were printed in The Russ, the student newspaper. San Diego High School in those days had 3000 students and a faculty of over 100. The columns cover subjects from the prosaic -- keep the campus clean -- to poetic. You can follow the effects that the events of the day had on the school. Problems finding work for graduating seniors, boys preparing for military service, Hitler's war in Europe, and learning about the United Nations. Two themes run through the columns: the importance of the three R's and the school's role in teaching young people about democracy. Now, 50 plus years later, public education is battered by fads (like the New Math) and by the heavy hand of Federal Bureaucracy. It's refreshing to be able to look back and see what once was.< Less
Think On These Things By John Aseltine
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The Great Depression, World War II, The Atom Bomb and the United Nations. The years 1937 to 1954 span what has been called "The Greatest Generation". They also represent a high point is... More > public education. There are about 500 columns here, as they were printed in The Russ, the student newspaper. San Diego High School in those days had 3000 students and a faculty of over 100. The columns cover subjects from the prosaic -- keep the campus clean -- to poetic. You can follow the effects that the events of the day had on the school. Problems finding work for graduating seniors, boys preparing for military service, Hitler's war in Europe, and learning about the United Nations. Two themes run through the columns: the importance of the three R's and the school's role in teaching young people about democracy. Now, 50 plus years later, public education is battered by fads (like the New Math) and by the heavy hand of Federal Bureaucracy. It's refreshing to be able to look back and see what once was.< Less
Think On These Things By John Aseltine
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The Great Depression, World War II, The Atom Bomb and the United Nations. The years 1937 to 1954 span what has been called "The Greatest Generation". They also represent a high point is... More > public education. There are about 500 columns here, as they were printed in The Russ, the student newspaper. San Diego High School in those days had 3000 students and a faculty of over 100. The columns cover subjects from the prosaic -- keep the campus clean -- to poetic. You can follow the effects that the events of the day had on the school. Problems finding work for graduating seniors, boys preparing for military service, Hitler's war in Europe, and learning about the United Nations. Two themes run through the columns: the importance of the three R's and the school's role in teaching young people about democracy. Now, 50 plus years later, public education is battered by fads (like the New Math) and by the heavy hand of Federal Bureaucracy. It's refreshing to be able to look back and see what once was.< Less

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