What is San Diego?

  • (noun): A picturesque city of southern California on San Diego Bay near the Mexican border; site of an important naval base.

San Diego

San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ is the eighth-largest city in the United States of America and second-largest city in California. The city is located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, immediately adjacent to the Mexican border. The birthplace of California, San Diego is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the U.S. Navy, and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. The population was 1,301,617 at the 2010 census.

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... Four years earlier in 1973, KCST-TV in San Diego won a long battle to strip that market's ABC affiliation from Tijuana, Mexico-based XETV ... VHF station (XETV) in favor of a UHF outlet (KCST) in San Diego ... Perhaps in protest of ABC moving its San Diego affiliation from KCST to (then) McGraw-Hill-owned KGTV (a VHF station), Storer announced weeks into the 1976-77 season that it would change WITI-TV's network ...
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University Heights, San Diego - History
... used for the State Normal School (predecessor to San Diego State College) ... The headquarters of San Diego Unified School district currently occupies the site near the corner of El Cajon and Park Boulevards ... In the 1910s, University Heights became one of the many San Diego neighborhoods connected by the Class 1 streetcars and an extensive San Diego public ...

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