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From the Archives: Angela Davis Stirred up Campus Controversy in 1969

The activist and UC San Diego PhD candidate had created an uproar with the university regents
September 12, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Carlsbad

The upscale coastal city is holding its surfer reputation tight, but Carlsbad is now also showing off a buzzy food and drink scene
September 7, 2017

Moxie Theatre Launches a Lesbian Outreach Initiative

The Bechdel Brigade spotlights strong work by female artists
September 5, 2017

Fall Fashion 2017: 6 Ways to Wear Red

This season, we're seeing red—and crimson, garnet, and ruby
August 29, 2017

The U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge Returns to San Diego

The four-day event brings 300 tons of sand to the Broadway Pier for sculptures, plus live entertainment, food trucks, and more
August 28, 2017

4 San Diego Women Who Are the Definition of Badass

They've defied cancer, male-dominated career paths, North Pole temperatures, and more to achieve total badassery
August 25, 2017

From the Archives: Best of San Diego 1996

A good old-fashioned roast pegged to our past issue
August 18, 2017

San Diego Gets Its First Brick-And-Mortar Joie

The brand is known for breezy blouses and dresses
August 17, 2017

Inside the Funky, Eclectic Home of Rachael Lunghi

The Lace and Likes founder's Normal Heights abode is filled with plants and vintage finds
August 14, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Coronado

The boutiques, restaurants, and happy hours spots make this coastal city across the bay a well-rounded "island" destination
August 9, 2017

White Hot Fashion: 9 Summer Must-Haves

Elegant and understated, our favorite noncolor is a sure thing for summer
August 7, 2017

Inside the Icon: Western Metal Supply Co.

Intervention by historical advocates spared this 108-year-old brick building from demolition to become an essential piece of Petco Park
August 4, 2017

18 Places You Need to Visit in Oceanside

Where to eat, shop, and soak up culture in the 760 (and 442)
August 3, 2017

The Oceanside Revolution

The North County city has gone from an all-but annexed coastal town by Camp Pendelton to a thriving bed of culinary and artistic success.
August 3, 2017

These 3 New Shops Bring Sleek Furnishings to La Jolla

Room and Board, Progress, and Ligne Roset are here to make your design dreams come true
July 31, 2017

The Best of San Diego 2017

Tacos, pasta, cocktails, spa treatments, and cool craft workshops—we’ve got 99 of the top picks in food, drink, fitness, beauty, and more
July 28, 2017

11 Off-Site Events during Comic-Con 2017

No badge, no problem—these happenings are free and open to the public
July 19, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: East Village

Slick high-rises, spacious restaurants, craft beer hubs, and cool boutiques are filling this quickly changing neighborhood
July 10, 2017

Inside Susan Madden Lankford's North County Ranch

The Smarts Farm founder restored an original Lilian Rice house to its former glory
July 6, 2017

13 Fashion Essentials to Get You Summer-Ready

Where to get the perfect look for the beach and pool this season
June 30, 2017

San Diego Fourth of July Guide 2017

Celebrate Independence Day all weekend long with fireworks, festivals, parades, drink specials, and more
June 28, 2017

Meet the Beauty and Brains behind Beaute Nouveau

Lacey Haegen makes the scrubs, lotions, masks, and more in her Mission Hills studio office
June 28, 2017

Confessions of the Un-Diegans

Not every San Diegan loves fish tacos and the beach. Can't believe it? Meet the locals who go against the grain.
June 27, 2017

The Ultimate San Diego Summer Guide 2017

Take this season to the next level with our annual roundup of the top beach barbecues, pool parties, concerts, outdoor movies, and more
June 23, 2017

Inside the Icon: The Marine Room

The La Jolla waterfront restaurant has a history that spans bulletproof windows, El Niño flooding, and one very bold sea lion
June 14, 2017

3 Father's Day Gift Ideas

Style editor Kimberly Cunningham's top picks for Dad
June 12, 2017

Salt Collection Brings a Quintessential SoCal Vibe to Encinitas

Pro surfer Rob Machado and wife Sophie debut a new coastal lifestyle boutique
June 9, 2017

Inside Puesto's Lucien Conner's Remodeled 1970s Bonita House

The fixer-upper was stuck in the disco era
June 7, 2017

The Man Behind San Diego's $26 Billion Company

Will Illumina's new hotshot CEO be able to lead the San Diego genomics giant into the complex world of clinical care?
June 1, 2017

Rock 'N' Roll Marathon Returns to San Diego

It's that time of the year again — 30,000 people will run the 20th annual marathon and half marathon on June 4
May 31, 2017

Shop Like a Tastemaker with Jillian Sassone

The North County designer of Marrow Fine Jewelry shares her favorite things
May 30, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Point Loma

Historic landmarks, seafood eateries, and hip boutiques are at the heart of this coastal community
May 29, 2017

Inside Julia Wheeler's Boho Abode

A local tastemaker, stylist, and thrift store pro gives us a tour of her home
May 16, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Ramona

Where to eat, drink, and play in rural town east of Escondido
May 9, 2017

Mom Approved: Our 2017 Mother's Day Gift Guide

Eight ideas, hand-picked by our own moms
May 8, 2017

Inside the Icon: 'Jersey Boys'

The award-winning musical got its starts at the La Jolla Playhouse and returns to San Diego this month
May 2, 2017

San Diego Mother’s Day Guide 2017

From buffet brunches to DIY flower workshops, check out San Diego’s best Mother’s Day specials
April 28, 2017

SeaMakers & Co. Brings the Eastern Seaboard to La Jolla

The nautical-centric boutique focuses on local brands and an eco-friendly ethos
April 26, 2017

The New Downtown: A Guide to San Diego's Most Happening Neighborhood

We're delving into the new restaurants, cultural events, and businesses that are making downtown a destination
April 24, 2017

Inside the Icon: Chicano Park

The newly crowned National Historic Landmark in Barrio Logan celebrates 47 years of Chicano culture and community this month
April 14, 2017

How an Encinitas-Based Olive Oil Brand Is Giving Back to Palestine

Organic, fair trade extra virgin olive oil company Harvest Peace is helping Palestinian farmers, one tree at a time
April 12, 2017

Betsy Bracken Has Turned Her Cardiff House into a Home

The Bixby & Ball owner takes a moment to stop and smell the scented candles
April 5, 2017

San Diegan Navy Commander Remembers Operation Earnest Will

The thirtieth anniversary of the US Navy battling Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, as remembered by Jerry O'Donnell
April 3, 2017

South Oceanside Gets a Fashion-Forward Co-Op

Suite C combines friendship with entrepreneurship
March 30, 2017

The Best of North County 2017

We scouted the greatest, buzzworthiest things to do, see, sip, and taste north of the 56
March 24, 2017

89 Things to Do With Your Kids in San Diego

Camps, classes, and activities for San Diego’s youngest—and perhaps busiest—residents
March 24, 2017

Neighborhood Guide: Hillcrest

Where to eat, drink, and play in the diverse 'hood
March 13, 2017

Spring Fashion 2017: 6 Ways to Wear Stripes

This season's fresh take on a classic that never goes out of style
March 6, 2017

How to Estate Sale Like a Pro

Six tips for the flea market novice, plus the best places to treasure hunt in San Diego
March 3, 2017

Vintage Goods Fill Point Loma Home

A local couple builds a unique home, one estate sale at a time
March 3, 2017

Inside the Icon: Ken Cinema

The city’s last remaining single-screen theater has been a landmark for old-school movie glamour, classic flicks, and Rocky Horror fun
March 2, 2017

22 Reasons Why San Diego Is Better Than LA

Here's how our city kicks the City of Angels' sorry (surgically enhanced) butt
February 24, 2017

San Diego's Best Neighborhoods 2017

Hot neighborhoods, easy commutes, new parks, and more for 2017
February 24, 2017

Boys & Girls Clubs to Present Conrad's Supper Club

San Diego Charity News for February 20, 2017
February 20, 2017

Photo of the Month: An Otherwordly View of Torrey Pines State Beach

UCSD graduate student captures a stunning night view
February 10, 2017

Inside the Icon: La Jolla Children's Pool

The cove has served as a wildlife refuge, swim spot, and occasional site of bitter protests for nearly 90 years
February 7, 2017

An Urban Garden Center Moves Its Digs to a New Downtown Space

SMARTS Farm finds a bigger home in the East Village for more family-friendly garden programs
February 2, 2017

Neighborhood Guide: Ocean Beach

Where to eat, drink, and play in the beach enclave
February 2, 2017

Casa Artelexia Opens Second Location in North Park

After her success in Little Italy, owner Elexia de la Parra opens a sister shop offering all the same color and culture
February 1, 2017

Shop Like a Tastemaker with Raan and Lindsay Parton

Favorite picks from the co-owners of Alchemy Works
January 30, 2017

Sharp HealthCare Reaches $100 Million Goal

San Diego charity news for January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017

24 Reasons to Love San Diego Right Now

We have extreme sailing, cross-cultural markets, maker space labs, plus 21 more reasons we’re so ridiculously happy to live here.
January 27, 2017

This Local Designer is Making San Diego Look Fabulous

Up next, Jules Wilson sets her stylish sights on the I.D.E.A. District and Belmont Park’s historic Plunge pool
January 27, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse Gala features New York musical Come From Away

San Diego charity news for January 23, 2017
January 23, 2017

Tri-City Hospital Foundation 36th Annual Diamond Ball

San Diego charity news for January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017

Dear Chargers, It's Officially Over

A breakup letter to the team we love
January 12, 2017

Chelsea's Light Foundation Receives Donation

San Diego charity news for January 9th, 2017
January 9, 2017

17 Big Ideas for 2017

From blue technology to workforce housing to social innovation, San Diego surpasses major hubs around the country
December 23, 2016

A Little House with Big Style in Point Loma

A San Diego couple downsizes from 5,000 square feet to 1,300—and discovers the perfect empty nest
December 23, 2016

Shop Talk with Walter & George and Dear Survivor

Northern Little Italy gets a cool new shoplet
December 23, 2016

Boutique Audio Company Wrensilva Takes Music Listening to the Next Level

A North Park duo handcrafts a sleek hi-fi sound
December 23, 2016

Shop Like a Tastemaker: Artist Denisse Wolf

Favorite stylish picks from a Tijuana native
December 23, 2016

The Challenges of Living with a Wounded Warrior

A new book by a local author explores life and love after war
December 23, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Core-Columbia

Where to eat, drink, and play in the stretch of downtown between Little Italy and the Gaslamp
December 23, 2016

Meet the VIP of the Coronado Bridge

What it's like to work in the center divide of our iconic bridge
December 23, 2016

Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in January

A curated list of this month's top reads
December 23, 2016

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 to Six Nonprofits

San Diego Charity News for December 19, 2016
December 19, 2016

United Through Reading Raises $250,000

San Diego Charity News for December 5, 2016
December 5, 2016

67 San Diego Holiday Traditions You Don't Want to Miss

'Tis the season for fa-la-la fun in San Diego
November 28, 2016

How to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays

From holiday tables to festive fireplaces—here's how to deck the halls like a pro
November 28, 2016
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