Ian Anderson 2:30 p.m., Nov. 19
"Other visitors at that time called it 'a miserable seaport town.’"
Posted July 2, 1998
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Stubborn Californios, exploited and violent Indians, early life on the Presidio, why the name California, Coronado was a wedding gift
The Great Families Who Created This Town Are Still Angry “I’d rather have a monarchy than a republic. The majority of people here cannot rule themselves. We Californios didn’t support the idea of the Mexican ...
San Diego resembled nothing more or less than an Indian Village
The greatest sport in this country is dancing. All the California women waltz. Our balls consist in Spanish dances and polkas — a few quadrilles & country dances are for the benefit of those who cannot waltz.