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San Diego's old trolleys, off season Mission Beach, lost colony of Mission hills, an abused dog, Surfer Motel attacked, Baseball card obsession

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The glories of San Diego's trolley system Buses are rough; the passengers fall down easier. With the streetcars, you knew where they were—smooth starts and stops. They weren’t swaying back and forth—therefore, less accidents. And ...

Hillside Colony next to Mission Hills is doomed

Mrs. Steffes rented out the rooms for $15-25 a month

Sometimes it seems as though the history of San Diego began with the invention of pastel stucco. The residential heritage of the city consists largely of rows of nondescript stucco boxes, with an occasional white-frame ...

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