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Newspaper articles relevant to Santee, CA, its people and their work

The Gopher Trapping Champion lived in Santee!!

Meet the Gopher Trapping Champion of 1927 Friday Morning, February 11, 1927 Who is the champion gopher trapper of the county?  Two Escondido ranchers started something when they put in a claim for the title, announcing that they had trapped … Continue reading

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1959 Santee Library News

With the push to build a new library in Santee becoming almost daily news, it seemed appropriate to post a newspaper articles from 1959 when a new library was also being built in Santee. Shelving Considered Santee – A new … Continue reading

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Mail Delivery begun for Santee Lakeside – 1959

                                          Mail Delivery begun for Santee Lakeside City mail delivery will begin today for 13,400 residents in Santee and Lakeside. … Continue reading

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The Chargers in Santee

This is not a joke!   The General Manager of the Chargers entered into a 17 year contract to build an athletic complex in Santee, CA for year round use of the Chargers.  The Chargers will hold its pre-season and in-season … Continue reading

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Damming Mission Gorge

One of the biggest hassles we had was trying to keep some of these idiots from building a dam in Mission Gorge . . . A lot of land would have been flooded—Santee, Lakeside, and about a third of El … Continue reading

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