Hotel San Diego lobby. Biggers pointed out a huge, bricked-up hole in the back wall of the hotel that had connected the lobby to a bar called the Silver Dollar.

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A stroll down Broadway

Hotel San Diego, Horton Plaza, YMCA, and the Midway

A Lullaby of Broadway “I was sitting in my room,” declared one hotel resident, “when I heard a knock at the door. I opened the door and three or four men forced their way in. ...

Vince Miranda, the Pussycat theaters, and the Hotel San Diego

Old haunt

Welton Jones: “Let me finish. If you say one more goddamn word to me, I’m going to hang up! You just keep your mouth shut and your ears open and you might learn something.”


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