The rise and fall of the Copley press Shortly after he purchased the two San Diego papers, a dinner was arranged in Copley’s honor at the Hotel del Coronado. He rose to speak, assuring the ...
C. Arnholt Smith, c. 1963. The San Diego Union once declared him “Mr. San Diego of the Century.”
Posted March 19, 1992
Stories this photo appears in:
The biggest San Diegans, part 1
C. Arnholt Smith, in his own words – part 1
I don’t know why we expanded like this. I guess I’m a damn fool and like to work and create things. We had to have jobs, industry. San Diego wasn’t like Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Steel.