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Extra! Extra! Hear all about it! The San Diego Union Tribune has been chronicling the happenings in San Diego since 1868 and the story of how it formed is in itself quite newsworthy! From its origins in Old Town, to its role in shaping New Town San Diego learn about the history of The San Diego [...]


From 1930 to 1947, poet, artist, and author Marshal South and his family lived on Ghost Mountain—a remote, waterless, windswept mountaintop in Blair Valley on the western edge of the Colorado Desert, now part of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Over a period of nine of those years, South chronicled his family’s controversial primitive and natural lifestyle through monthly articles written for Desert Magazine. His articles were the reality entertainment of the day—a sort of early version of Survivor with thousands of readers awaiting the next installment.

Join us as Author and Historian Diana Lindsay delves into the backstory of this fascinating book and shares insight into the South Family's life on the remote Ghost Mountain.

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