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National City is a city in San Diego County, California. The population was 58,582 at the 2010 census, up from 54,260 at the 2000 census. National City is the second-oldest city in San Diego County.

Herman Baca

Herman Baca, Chicano Rights Activist

The population is about 60,000. Sixty-five percent of the people are Hispanic. The median household income is about $37,000 and media outlets, when they cover National City at all, generally focus on crime. Growing up in the Bay Area, one of my favorite things to do as a youth was visit the Mission District in San Francisco and […]

Prostitute License of 1879

Brick Row

There’s an orb in the house, a prostitute’s license from 1876 in the archives and tea party space laden with vintage hats. The absolute coolest place to be in National City is Brick Row. Sure, I could tell you it’s because the Frank Kimball House across the street is the oldest house in National City. I […]

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