Union-Tribune column

written by Richard

“The Way We Were” is a local history column, published weekly in the Union-Tribune since January 2008.For the current archive check Articles by Richard Crawford.

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147 — SNAKE OIL SALESMAN TARGETED REGION IN THE 19TH CENTURY
            Richard Crawford. San Diego Union-Tribune, March 31, 2011.
146 — SLAYING OF CITY MARSHAL LEFT AN IMPACT IN OCEANSIDE
             Richard Crawford. San Diego Union-Tribune, March 24, 2011.
145 — FIRST REGULAR DAILY AIRLINE SERVICE WAS FROM L.A. TO S.D.
            Richard Crawford. San Diego Union-Tribune, March 10, 2011.
144 — MYSTERY OF SHIPWRECK NEAR SAN DIEGO REMAINS UNSOLVED
             Richard Crawford, San Diego Union-Tribune, March 19, 2011.
143 — LOCAL EFFORT TO MAKE SAN DIEGO DRY WAS ALL WASHED UP
              Richard Crawford. San Diego Union-Tribune, February 24, 2011.
142 — TEXTBOOK AUTHOR WAS ACCUSED OF BEING UN-AMERICAN
             Richard Crawford. San Diego Union-Tribune, February 17, 2011.
141 — CAMP PENDLETON SHINED IN FILM CLASSIC SANDS OF IWO JIMA
             Richard Crawford. San Diego Union – Tribune, February 10, 2011.
140 — THIEF CHECKED OUT VALUABLE PAINTINGS FROM CITY LIBRARY
             Richard Crawford. San Diego Union – Tribune, February 3, 2011.
139 — MAN TRIED TO BLOW UP POPULAR CLERK’S HOUSE.
             Richard Crawford. San Diego Union – Tribune, January 27, 2011.
138 — TRAIL BLAZING WOMAN SET FLYING RECORDS IN SAN DIEGO
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jan. 13, 2011.
137 — WORLD’S GREATEST ESCAPE ARTIST WOWED ‘EM IN SAN DIEGO
             Richard Crawford, The San Diego Union – Tribune, San Diego, Calif.: Jan. 6, 2011, C2.
136 — LOCAL WATERS WERE THE SITE OF A FILMMAKING EXPLOSION
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec. 23, 2010
135 — RINCON SLAYING CLAIMED LIFE OF RESPECTED BUSINESSMAN
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec 16, 2010. p. CZ.2
134 — SAN DIEGO’S CITY ATTORNEY FOUND CONTROVERSY IN 1930s
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec 9, 2010. p. CZ.2
133 — FORMER SCRIPPS SHIP WAS PUT TO USE AS GERMAN GUNBOAT
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec. 2, 2010. p. CZ.2
132 — BALBOA PARK LILY POND MADE A VITAL WARTIME SACRIFICE
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 25, 2010. p. CZ.2
131 — ‘ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS’ WAS SPAWNED NEAR JULIAN
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 11, 2010. p. CZ.2
130 — FISHING BARGES OFF SAN DIEGO COAST WERE QUITE A CATCH
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 4, 2010. p. CZ.2
129 — HALLOWEEN DURING WAR YEARS LACKED TRICK OR TREATING
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 28, 2010. p. CZ.2
128 — POOR SERVICE AT LOCAL NIGHTCLUB LED TO CHIEF’S DEMISE
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 21, 2010. p. CZ.2
127 — TROUBLED DAM COULDN’T WITHSTAND MYRIAD CHALLENGES
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 14, 2010. p. CZ.2
126 — NAVY SHIP SAN FRANCISCO LEFT ITS HEART IN SAN DIEGO
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 7, 2010. p. CZ.2
125 — AMERICAN LEGION DRINKFEST DURING PROHIBITION DIDN’T GO AS PLANNED
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 30, 2010. p. CZ.2
124 — SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY BEGAN ON A WING AND A PRAYER
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 16, 2010. p. CZ.2.
123 — SPRECKELS YACHT LEASED TO NAVY FOR WWI SERVICE
             RICHARD CRAWFORDThe San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 11, 2010. p. NI.8.
122 — FLOATING STADIUM ON MISSION BAY REALLY COULDN’T HOLD WATER
             RICHARD CRAWFORD. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 2, 2010. p. CZ.2.
121 — 1920s bigotry turned violent in Ocean Beach
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. August 26, 2010.
120 — 1920s editor’s accusations did hold water
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 14, 2010. p. EZ.1
119 — Aqueduct kept County from running dry
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 7, 2010. p. EZ.1
118 — TB scare gave rise to Rest Haven for at-risk children
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 22, 2010. p. EZ.3
117 — 1888 jailbreak by ‘desperate characters’ captivated town
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 8, 2010. p. CZ.1
116 — Fourth of July crowds a Coronado tradition
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 3, 2010. p. CZ.1
115 — Ostriches were an exotic attraction
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jun 26, 2010. p. CZ.1
114 — Boarding of British clipper ship sparked ‘outrage’
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jun 19, 2010. p. CZ.1
113 — Cold War fallout: big boom in building of home shelters
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jun 12, 2010. p. EZ.1
112 — Americans stranded at border when fence gets fixed
             Richard Crawford, The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: June 5, 2010
111 — S.D. fishermen became WWII’s ‘pork chop express’
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 27, 2010. p. CZ.1
110 — Bombing sparked 1892 labor war
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 20, 2010. p. CZ.1
109 — S.D.’s Central Library camped in Balboa Park
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 13, 2010. p. CZ.1
108 — Riptide swept bathers to their deaths
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 6, 2010. p. CZ.1
107 — 1890 census raised ruckus in S.D.
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 1, 2010. p. CZ.1
106 — Discrimination takes center stage
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Apr 24, 2010. p. CZ.1
105 — Liquor, gun a deadly mix in hands of Russian Mike
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Apr 15, 2010. p. CZ.1
104 — Public art sculptor had soft spot for working with hard materials
             Richard Crawford, The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: April 9, 2010
103 — Entertainer founded Grossmont
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Apr 3, 2010. p. EZ.1
102 — Dulzura gold fever quickly passed
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Mar 27, 2010. p. CZ.1
101 — Cruiser San Diego the ‘unbeatable ship’ of WWII
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Mar 18, 2010. p. CZ.1
100 — Civic pride on the line in Phoenix road race
             Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Mar 11, 2010. p. CZ.1
99 — In 1926, Mexican rebellion was thwarted near Dulzura
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Mar 4, 2010. p. CZ.1
98 — In 1800s, town came out for the circus
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Feb 25, 2010. p. CZ.1
97 — Riot at sea brought ‘hell ship’ to San Diego Bay
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Feb 18, 2010. p. CZ.1
96 — Thirst for news scoop led to theft of photos in 1908
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Feb 11, 2010. p. CZ.1
95 — New Santa Fe Depot nearly sidetracked
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jan 30, 2010. p. CZ.1
94 — Zoo director hired, then things got wild
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jan 23, 2010. p. CZ.1
93 — S.D.’s ‘Information’ Anderson had all the answers for 30 years
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jan 16, 2010. p. CZ.1
92 — San Diegans lined up to tour Old Ironsides
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jan 7, 2010. p. CZ.1
91 — Navy brings submarine show to San Diego Bay
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec 26, 2009. p. CZ.1
90 — Over 7 days, 7 inches of rain fell in S.D. | 1927 storms cut off county from world
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec 17, 2009. p. EZ.1
89 — Gangland ties initially suspected in deadly 1929 heist
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec 13, 2009. p. NZ.1
88 — Airship’s 1932 visit to S.D. brought tragedy
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec 5, 2009. p. CZ.1
87 — Winemaking icon left a sour taste in San Diego’s mouth
            Richard Crawford, Saturday, November 28, 2009
86 — Point Loma site of harrowing 1915 automobile race
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 19, 2009. p. CZ.
85 — Communist protesters were pitted against police in ’33 demonstration
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 7, 2009. p. CZ.1
84 — Outbreak of World War I sparks a mutiny
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 31, 2009. p. CZ.1
83 — Wooden-plank road cut through dunes to Yuma
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 24, 2009. p. CZ.1
82 — S.D. partied hard ahead of start of Prohibition
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct, 11, 2009. p. N.1
81 — Hilton’s Chargers left L.A. after whirlwind courtship
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 1, 2009. p. CZ.1
80 — School board action sparked student strike | Firing of teachers emptied S.D. High
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 24, 2009. p. CZ.1
79 — First city sewer an engineering marvel | Waste sent into the bay through 40 miles of pipe
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 17, 2009. p. CZ.1
78 — Bookmobiles filled growing void where libraries were in demand | Rolling service operated for nearly a half-century
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 10, 2009. p. CZ.1
77 — Early autos drove residents wild with wonder
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 30, 2009. p. N.1
76 — Ruffians’ a challenge for police in 1880s
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 23, 2009. p. N.1
75 — Mayor offered `jazz-cat gamble’ oil scheme
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 16, 2009. p. N.1
74 — Caustic newsman mocked famed evangelist | Herald publisher faced obscenity charge in 1926
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 6, 2009. p. CZ.1
73 — Federal-city ties date to 1846 U.S. flag raising
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 30, 2009. p. CZ.1
72 — Shootout left its mark on the law and police | Death penalty ban, S.D.’s first SWAT team resulted
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 16, 2009. p. CZ.1
71 — Babe Ruth was a very big hit with local fans | Slugger’s exhibitions were full of fun, showmanship
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 9, 2009. p. CZ.1
70 — San Diego mayor’s term short, anything but sweet
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 2, 2009. p. CZ.1
69 — 1870s gold strike brought much excitement to S.D.’s backcountry | Rancher discovered the precious metal
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jun 25, 2009. p. CZ.1
68 — For decades, tuna canneries dominated local waterfront
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jun 18, 2009. p. CZ.1
67 — Library provided literary oasis for S.D.
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jun 6, 2009. p. CZ.1
66 — Wooden pipes delivered water to a thirsty city
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 28, 2009. p. CZ.1
65 — Business ledgers not just numbers | Books contained folk remedies, notes
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 23, 2009. p. CZ.1
64 — Fight over rail-track care was a bumpy ride
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 14, 2009. p. CZ.1
63 — Seabiscuit race put Del Mar on the horse racing map
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 2, 2009. p. CZ.1eabiscuit
62 — Balboa Park showpiece reduced to ashes
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Apr 25, 2009. p. CZ.1
61 — Rancher’s 1877 run-in with Indians ended badly
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Apr 23, 2009. p. EZ.1
60 — Westgate Park a major marvel as home for minor-league Padres
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Apr 9, 2009. p. CZ.1
59 — Whaling was once a prosperous business in San Diego
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Apr 2, 2009. p. CZ.1
58 — Accidental fire proved fatal for prisoners
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Apr 4, 2009. p. SZ.2
57 — Pioneering pilot proved to Navy that sea could be used as runway
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Mar 19, 2009. p. CZ.1
56 — Engineer found humorous side of San Diego
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Mar 12, 2009. p. CZ.1
55 — River crossing perilous for some
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Feb 21, 2009. p. CZ.1
54 — Anthony Home housed young offenders: Unruly behavior common at Mission Valley facility
           Richard Crawford, February 14, 2009
53 — Whaling ship mastered reinvention | Vessel had many roles before its local demise
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jan 15, 2009. p. CZ.1
52 — Early chain gangs more like prisoner `picnics’ | `Nominal’ requirements, free food in late 1880s
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jan 10, 2009. p. CZ.1
51 — Icicles formed, milk froze in cold snap | Temperatures fell into 20s in Big Freeze of 1913
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jan 1, 2009. p. CZ.1
50 — May Co. paved the way for shopping in Mission Valley
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec 20, 2008. p. SZ.3
49 — Library Commission stood up to effort to ban `Last Temptation’
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec 18, 2008. p. CZ.1
48 — `Toy libraries’ brought joy to Depression-era children
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Dec 6, 2008. p. CZ.1
47 — San Diego took garbage problem offshore | Trash dumped at sea, but not without complications
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 29, 2008. p. CZ.1
46 — Thanksgiving got a late start with westward migration
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 27, 2008. p. CZ.1
45 — White snails laid siege to La Jolla in 1922
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 15, 2008. p. CZ.3
44 — 1918 Spanish flu epidemic held San Diego in its grip
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 13, 2008. p. EZ.3
43 — Mission Gorge nearly got a San Diego River dam
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Nov 1, 2008. p. CZ.1
42 — Julian’s association with apples began in 1870s
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 25, 2008. p. CZ.5
41. — Riding the streetcar rails was the way to go in San Diego
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 18, 2008. p. CZ.3
40. — Whistling, singing greeted debut of telephone in San Diego
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 11, 2008. p. CZ.2
39. — Palmers prospered by moving houses and buildings in S.D.
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 27, 2008. p. SZ.3
38. — Civil engineer carved a legacy with water during varied career
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 25, 2008. p. CZ.3
37 — Colorful saloonkeeper was known for his menagerie
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 14, 2008. p. N.2
36 — Forty-niner’s diary a window into San Diego history: Journal a valued Gold Rush account
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 30, 2008. p. CZ.3
35 — Eucalyptuses have long roots in state history
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 23, 2008. p. CZ.2
34 — San Diego was flagship cruiser of Pacific Fleet
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 23, 2008. p. SZ.3
33 — Judge declared election void, but mayor persevered
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 9, 2008. p. CZ.3
32 — Imported illegality poured in during Prohibition
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Aug 2, 2008. p. CZ.3
31 — It took a lot of maneuvering to get Cabrillo statue to S.D.
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 26, 2008. p. CZ.3
30 — Bookkeeper’s diary gives early look at city
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 19, 2008. p. CZ.2
29 — ’60 melee spurred creation of raceways
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 12, 2008. p. CZ.5
28 — Town roiled by 1891 slaying of sailor on liberty
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jul 5, 2008. p. CZ.3
27 — 1913 Standard Oil blaze tested fire crews
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jun 28, 2008. p. CZ.5
26 — Twin steamship liners anchored luxurious travel wave
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jun 14, 2008. p. CZ.3
25 — Advent of arc lamps helped San Diego light up the night
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Jun 7, 2008. p. CZ.3
24 — Gambler turned philanthropist left mark on San Ysidro [SOUTH Edition]
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: June 5, 2008. p. S3
23 — Before malls, cows ruled Mission Valley
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 31, 2008. p. CZ.4
22 — First library building quickly outgrew its space
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 24, 2008. p. CZ.3
21 — Balboa Park’s Cabrillo Bridge began as a pedestrian span
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 17, 2008. pg. C3
20 — Ocean Beach had its own amusement park long ago
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: May 10, 2008. pg. CZ.3
19 — Chula Vista kelp factory helped win World War I [SOUTH Edition]
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.:May 3, 2008. p. SZ.3
18 — Horton hotel was centerpiece of city
           Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.:May 3, 2008. p. CZ.4
17 — Ryan Airlines gave Lindbergh wings
           Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Apr 26, 2008. p. CZ.4
16 — Pioneer parachute maker dropped in at right time
           Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Apr 19, 2008. p. CZ.3
15 — Watch factory in Otay never quite lived up to billing [SOUTH Edition]
            Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Apr 12, 2008. p. SZ.3
14 — William Heath Davis, forgotten pioneer of San Diego
           Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Apr 12, 2008. p. CZ.4
13 — Sporting goods tycoon left mark on city
           Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Apr 5, 2008. p. CZ.3
12 — Public baths were once all the rage
           Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Mar 29, 2008. p. CZ.3
11 — Suspension of bank shook 1890s San Diego
           Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Mar 22, 2008. p. CZ.3
10 — In 1888, Sweetwater Dam hailed as engineering marvel [SOUTH Edition]
           Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Mar 15, 2008. p. SZ.3
9 — Publisher put heart into S.D.’s first newspaper [CITY Edition]
        Rick Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Mar 15, 2008. p. CZ.3
8 — S.D. made ready for Spanish invaders :[CITY Edition]
         Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Mar 1, 2008. p. CZ.3
7 — S.D.’s population skyrocketed in 1880s boom :[CITY Edition]
         Rick Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Feb 23, 2008. p. CZ.3
6 — Airship went over like a lead balloon :[CITY Edition]
         Rick Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Feb 16, 2008. p. CZ.3
5 — `Best harbor on the coast’ thrilled writer :[CITY Edition]
          Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Feb 9, 2008. p. CZ.3
4 — Cops put kibosh on S.D.’s red-light Stingaree :[CITY Edition]
         Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Feb 2, 2008. p. CZ.3
3 — Rafts of timber floated to booming San Diego :[CITY Edition]
         Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. Jan 26, 2008. p. CZ.3
2 — Long before football trophies, New England vied here for furs
          Richard Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. January 19, 2008.
1 — 1916: The year a rainmaker says he ended city’s drought
           Rick Crawford. The San Diego Union – Tribune. January 10, 2008.