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Papa Doug Manchester: My Thoughts on San Diego’s Downtown Bayfront

August 4, 2016  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

By Papa Doug Manchester I have spent most of my life in America’s Finest City and have had the wonderful fortune of contributing to downtown San Diego’s beautiful skyline and iconic Bayfront district. Great cities have great downtowns, and over the past several decades San Diego has made tremendous progress in building a downtown culture… Read more »

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Papa Doug Manchester Donates Historic Washington Hand Press to the San Diego History Center

July 22, 2016  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

San Diego, CA — Papa Doug Manchester, developer, philanthropist and former publisher of the San Diego Union Tribune, has donated a historic Washington Hand Press to the San Diego History Center. The press and typesetting were acquired by James Copley for its historical value and was displayed for decades at the headquarters of the Copley… Read more »

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