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From the Archives: We Were Not Dog's Best Friend

Plenty has changed in pet ownership since 1976

From the Archives: 'Scuse Our French

San Diego's French cuisine was more classy than casual in 1976

From the Archives: The Great Blind Beer Taste-Off in 1981

Back when San Diego craft beer was nonexistent

From the Archives: The Transformation of North County

A look back at North County’s rep in the ’50s, ’60s, and ’90s

From the Archives: San Diego's Real Estate Market in 1977

In the 70s, homes in La Jolla went for $120,000—and other real estate shockers

From the Archives: San Diego's Thriving Marijuana Industry

In the 1980s, North County’s marijuana was considered “the largest cash agricultural crop in California”

From the Archives: San Diego's 'Telecom Valley' in 1997

We look back to San Diego's big break into wireless innovations, beginning with Qualcomm in Sorrento Valley

From the Archives: A 1949 Holiday Gift Guide

A peek into San Diego's gift-giving past—cigarette accessories and all!

From the Archives: Global Cuisine in San Diego 40 Years Ago

A 1977 restaurant review by former food critic Tom Gable

From the Archives: What San Diego's AIDS Epidemic Looked Like in 1988

We look back at the ethical, economic, and medical crises behind the epidemic

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

From the Archives: Best of San Diego 1996

A good old-fashioned roast pegged to our past issue

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

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

Vintage San Diego: Neighborhood in Training

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

Vintage San Diego: Rent a Tent

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

Vintage: The Old Globe in 1935

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

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

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

From the Archives: Dine Like It’s 1989

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

Vintage San Diego: Welcome to the Club

San Diego Yacht Club in June, 1935

Vintage San Diego: On Broadway

This 1885 photo shows a rarefied glimpse at San Diego more than a century ago

Vintage San Diego: Art Alive

Here’s to 35 years of getting San Diego to stop and smell the roses

Early All-Stars

Remembering the heroes of the Negro Leagues and the Padres’ first black player

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

Vintage San Diego: Bringing Sexy Back

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

Vintage San Diego: Curtain Up

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

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.

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

Vintage San Diego: A Presidential Welcome

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