April 1, 1971
Native of Arica: Requiem for a Don
By Katherine L. Wagner
The Role of the San Diego River in the Development of Mission Valley
By Nan Taylor Papageorge
Racetrack to Highway: San Diego’s Early Automobile Days
By Raymond C. Chaney, Jr.
On the Cover
The Padre Dam, a marvel of the mission era, played an important role in San Diego’s Mission Valley development. Mrs. Papageorge’s article “The Role of the San Diego River in the Development of Mission Valley” discusses the Dam and other factors which contributed to the growth of Mission Valley. Cover photograph by Phil Binks.