Archive for July, 2013
He has been called the greatest benefactor in San Ysidro history–a mining engineer turned rancher who donated land for churches and schools, and built the community’s first public library. Dimly remembered today as the namesake of streets and schools, Frank B. Beyer is less known as the “gambler from the owner’s side of the table”—a man with a colorful career below the border, who spent his last years giving back his wealth to his adopted community.
The story Frank “Booze” Beyer and Tijuana.
The big move to the new Central Library is underway. Here’s some footage of the action and a some brief interviews.