Archive for May 12th, 2010

12th May
2010
written by Richard

Mayor Douglas Gunn

The U.S. census of 1890 is the most famous counting in our history.  In San Diego, there were special problems . . .

Read more here: 1890 Census

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12th May
2010
written by Richard

Not even Yankee Stadium or Boston’s Fenway Park can surpass the comforts and conveniences of the Padres’ new home . . . This is a real ballpark, built for the game of baseball, a ballpark in which the city of San Diego can take great pride.  — Jack Murphy, San Diego Union 

Read about the fondly remembered Padres stadium in Mission Valley: Westgate Park.

Westgate Park photo courtesy Bill Swank