| Jun 20, 2008
VANCOUVER, Canada -- British Columbia's coroner's office is calling the discovery of a sixth floating human foot a hoax, saying it was really an animal paw stuffed inside a running shoe.
At first, the discovery Wednesday deepened the mystery...
| Jul 20, 2008
THERE'S show business, and then there's snow business. Andrés Dominguez gets to dabble in both. The Chile-born, Canada-raised Dominguez spent 14 years as a sawmill and prop mill engineer before "I just got bored," he says. In 1991, a friend helped him...
| Jan 27, 2008
San Diego Mardi Gras
It's telling that no still or video cameras are allowed at the San Diego Fat Tuesday frenzy. The crowd gets wild with live music on 10 stages, go-go dancing and street performers, beads and boas, plus two Incredible...
| Dec 21, 2009
Napoleon A. Jones Jr.
Judge in San Diego Scouts case
Napoleon A. Jones Jr., 69, the federal judge who ruled in a San Diego case that the Boy Scouts were a religious group and couldn't lease city land, died Dec. 12 at his home in northern San Diego...
| Feb 21, 2010
During a lull on a train from Amsterdam to Paris, it hit me. A group of Canadian backpackers was chatting with the Belgian conductor, and inevitably the subject of Canada's southern neighbor arose.
The predictable sighs about American foreign policy were...
| Mar 24, 2005
At some point early in his new life in Canada, Don Gayton stopped being "Don Gayton the draft dodger" and became simply Don Gayton. It was no magical moment, no grand transfiguration.
It was, he says, "a matter of moving on."
Life had turned...