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Undeleted City emails reveal Balboa Park Centennial Group proposal for 2015 XXXPosition

Google Glass photo of the Balboa Park Centennial Group prior to its dissolution.
Google Glass photo of the Balboa Park Centennial Group prior to its dissolution.

SLOWLY COUNTING TO 2.6 MILLION IN AN EFFORT TO MAINTAIN CONTROL, BALBOA PARK — The combined decisions to halt the deletion of City emails and to audit the now-defunct Balboa Park Centennial Group have produced a delightful discovery here at SDQT (motto: where information wants to be free!): an email proposal for a budget-minded Balboa Park Centennial Celebration.

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Apparently, the plan was to re-use newly discovered set pieces from the 1915 Exposition's Midway-Style "Isthmus." The original Isthmus was the Exposition's most successful feature: 2500 feet long, and "lined on both sides by quite the best array of entertainment features ever assembled," according to the official Exposition Guide. To see a few exclusive highlights from the trove of Centennial Group proposals, visit the SDQT gallery of Almost Factual Images. And be sure to stay tuned for more!

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Google Glass photo of the Balboa Park Centennial Group prior to its dissolution.
Google Glass photo of the Balboa Park Centennial Group prior to its dissolution.

SLOWLY COUNTING TO 2.6 MILLION IN AN EFFORT TO MAINTAIN CONTROL, BALBOA PARK — The combined decisions to halt the deletion of City emails and to audit the now-defunct Balboa Park Centennial Group have produced a delightful discovery here at SDQT (motto: where information wants to be free!): an email proposal for a budget-minded Balboa Park Centennial Celebration.

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Apparently, the plan was to re-use newly discovered set pieces from the 1915 Exposition's Midway-Style "Isthmus." The original Isthmus was the Exposition's most successful feature: 2500 feet long, and "lined on both sides by quite the best array of entertainment features ever assembled," according to the official Exposition Guide. To see a few exclusive highlights from the trove of Centennial Group proposals, visit the SDQT gallery of Almost Factual Images. And be sure to stay tuned for more!

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