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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

From the Archives: Best of San Diego 1996

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

Vintage San Diego: Julian in the Winter

The quaint mountain town has been giving many San Diego kids their first exposure to snow for nearly 150 years
November 28, 2016

Vintage San Diego: How Our City Has Changed Since 1876

Before bottleneck traffic and the modern housing crisis, San Diego was a swath of undeveloped land, horse-drawn carriages, and dairy farms
October 28, 2016

Vintage San Diego: Neighborhood in Training

We're throwing it back to Liberty Station before it was a bustling arts and culinary hotspot
October 28, 2016

Vintage San Diego: Rent a Tent

In the early 1900s, the Hotel de Coronado was renting oceanfront tents to the rising tide of visitors
September 23, 2016

Vintage: The Old Globe in 1935

From two accounts of arson to Broadway acclaim, Balboa Park's Old Globe Theatre has seen it all
August 23, 2016

Vintage San Diego: The Del Mar Racetrack in 1973

Take a look at the former paddock and Turf Club Patio prior to the 1993 renovation
August 3, 2016

Vintage San Diego: The MLB All-Stars Game in 1992

This month, San Diego will host the 87th MLB All-Star Game at Petco Park
June 24, 2016

From the Archives: Dine Like It’s 1989

A peek at San Diego Magazine's Best Restaurants issue from August, 1989
June 2, 2016

Vintage San Diego: Welcome to the Club

San Diego Yacht Club in June, 1935
May 27, 2016

Vintage San Diego: On Broadway

This 1885 photo shows a rarefied glimpse at San Diego more than a century ago
April 22, 2016

Vintage San Diego: Art Alive

Here’s to 35 years of getting San Diego to stop and smell the roses
March 25, 2016

Early All-Stars

Remembering the heroes of the Negro Leagues and the Padres’ first black player
March 25, 2016

Vintage San Diego: The Grand Stands

At the center of San Diego’s current Charger drama is the one player that cannot defend itself—Qualcomm Stadium
February 26, 2016

Vintage San Diego: Bringing Sexy Back

San Diego Magazine published a steamy story about our city’s most eligible men in 1984
January 22, 2016

Vintage San Diego: Curtain Up

This month, the Civic Theatre, San Diego’s largest performing arts venue, celebrates 50 years.
December 23, 2015

Vintage San Diego: A Starchitect is Born

Rob Quigley is one of the most prominent architectural figures in San Diego, best known for his skyline-altering design of the new public library downtown.
November 25, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Our Father, the Hero

One of the most highly decorated officials in the history of the U.S. Navy, late Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale moved to Coronado in 1962
October 30, 2015

Vintage San Diego: A Presidential Welcome

Traveling by motorcade in 1960, President Dwight Eisenhower was greeted by San Diegans
September 25, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Happy Campers

In 1941, Torrey Pines State Beach was a popular seaside campsite
August 31, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Seabiscuit on the Stretch Run

Del Mar Racetrack, August 12, 1938
July 31, 2015

Vintage San Diego: A Jolly Fourth

Prospect Street in La Jolla on July 4, 1924
June 24, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Join the Club

La Jolla Shores, June 8, 1946
May 22, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Fifty and Fab

Bertrand at Mister A’s, circa 1980s
April 24, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Heavy Metal

October 8, 1942
March 23, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Mobile Homes

The corner of India and Laurel streets in 1942-1945
February 23, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Fore! Play

Bob Hope at the San Diego Country Club in 1953
January 27, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Building Balboa Park

Balboa Park, 1914
December 23, 2014

Vintage San Diego: Holiday Cheer

But by the time this photograph was taken, the Chargettes were a full-fledged squad performing at San Diego Stadium.
November 26, 2014

Vintage San Diego: San Diego Takes Flight

The first successful midair refueling, June 27, 1923
October 23, 2014

Vintage San Diego: Scientists by the Shore

Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1910
September 25, 2014

Vintage San Diego: Higher Education

San Diego State University in 1934
August 26, 2014

Vintage San Diego: Man on a Wire

San Diego Stadium on August 30, 1975
July 22, 2014

Vintage San Diego: Breaking Ground

Balboa Park on July 19, 1911
July 1, 2014

Inside the Icon: Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcalá

The mother of all California missions celebrates its 245th birthday this month.
June 27, 2014

Vintage San Diego: Fair Ground

San Diego County Fair circa 1939
May 20, 2014

The Cohn Restaurant Group to Receive the “Restaurant Neighbor” Award

San Diego philanthropy April 21
April 21, 2014

Vintage San Diego: Beer Pioneers

Mission Brewing Co. in 1913
April 18, 2014

Tastemaker: Design Darling Amy Meier

Interior designer Amy Meier, 33, blends classic East Coast prep with San Diego’s easy-breezy beach lifestyle. Here, her must-haves for May.
April 14, 2014

The Library Shop at the New Central Library

One for the books
April 14, 2014

Inside the Icon: Spreckels Theatre

There’s more to this local marvel than a famous marquee
April 11, 2014

San Diego Padres Helped Launch Padres’ Youth Baseball Initiative

San Diego philanthropy March 17
March 17, 2014

The Best of North County Right Now

From pie shops and pet-friendly parks to art classes and beach boot camps, we’ve hand-picked and vetted the best new finds north of the 56. The takeaway: NoCo is cooler than ever.
March 14, 2014

The Waterfront Bar and Grill

Drink up these fun facts about Little Italy's historic watering hole.
March 14, 2014

Vintage San Diego: Free Wheelers

The San Diego Cycle and Arms. Co from 1904
March 14, 2014

The Fate of Fat City

Saying goodbye to a SD icon
February 26, 2014

Inside the Icon: Kobey’s Swap Meet

There’s history behind San Diego’s treasured open-air market. Anyone looking for a futon?
February 13, 2014

Crime... and Punishment?

Former political wunderkind Maureen O’Connor pilfered millions of dollars and hampered charitable good works. Then she got a Get Out Of Jail Free card. And that pass may never expire.
August 2, 2013
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