37 Things You Probably Didn't Know About San Diego

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There’s a lot more to San Diego than Comic-Con, surfing and a world famous Zoo- S.D. is a town with a long military history, a rich cultural history that we share with Mexico, and plenty of Old West flavor around every corner.

San Diego has been called "the birthplace of California", and former mayor Pete Wilson once called it America’s Finest City, a title that has stuck around because San Diegans are proud of their beautiful city.

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Whether you’re curious about the home of Comic-Con, thinking about taking a sunny beachside vacation, or want to know more about the city that made Ron Burgundy a top rated newsman you should read this highly informative article entitled 37 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About San Diego.

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A few facts they left off the list- Dennis Hopper lived in San Diego as a teenager, attending Grossmont and Helix high school from 1950-54, and our very own mascot The San Diego Chicken made The Sporting News list of the Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports of the 20th Century, alongside Muhammed Ali and Babe Ruth. Not bad for a giant chicken!

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