By Andrew D. Engel
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San Diego, identified for its ideal climate, naval ties and landmarks just like the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, has a historical past as great as its lovely coastline. during this choice of articles from his San Diego Union-Tribune column "The means We Were," Richard W. Crawford recounts tales from the city's early heritage that when splashed around the headlines.
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