Sandra (Sandee) Bonura

Historian Dr. Sandra Bonura is a native San Diegan. She is a frequent storyteller and lecturer on the importance of using a multitude of primary sources to gain perspective on historical events, and the author of the 2020 biography of John D. Spreckles (the Hotel Del Coronado’s longest owner) entitled, “Empire Builder: John D. Spreckels and the Making of San Diego”. Sandee is at her happiest when she is hunting treasures in archives across the country.