Ken Leighton 1:45 p.m., July 27
San Diego College of Arts and Letters, c. 1880s
Posted August 1, 2002
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San Diego remembers the deluge
Travelers from San Diego to Los Angeles had to drive west around Mt. Soledad, through Pacific Beach and La Jolla. On December 13, 1930, the Rose Canyon Highway opened: a five-mile shortcut on the east slope of Soledad.