Thursday, February 28, 2008

The Rise and Fall of the Copley Press

When Ira Clifton Copley of Aurora, Illinois, first saw San Diego on a trip with his ailing brother to the Hotel del Coronado in 1891, it was a dingy town on the southern fringe of California, a quick stopover on runs to the Mexican border, a bordello-filled paradise for Pacific Fleet sailors, a dead end for the railroad, a place of palm trees, whitewashed wood-frame cottages, and a blinding sun.
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Watch this: Aguirre Faces Off With Reporter
NBC 7/39 Special Report
City Attorney Mike Aguirre got into a lengthy disagreement with a San Diego Union-Tribune reporter on Monday



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