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Bum, SoCal’s First Canine Hero

In 1886 a steamship from San Francisco, the Santa Rosa, arrived in San Diego, and among those who got off the boat was a stowaway… a dog described as a St. Bernard-Spaniel mix. Someone began calling him “Bum” and the name stuck. He quickly adapted to life on land and made himself a member of […]

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Dezert magazine Fall 2012

Dezert magazine Fall 2012 In this issue we kick off the Holiday Season with stories about Joshua Tree National Park, What happened to the Catalina Buffalo, the Rainmaker of San Diego, Carson’s Route Through the 40 Mile Desert, The Life of Randall Henderson ( by Phil Brigandi ), Bandit’s Treasure, Gold and Silver of the […]

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