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ABC Youth Foundation Is In Their Corner

The foundation, which stands for Any Body Can, puts out a heavyweight effort for local kids
April 22, 2019

Jewish Family Service’s Record-Setting Gala

Plus nonprofits raise money for cancer research, collect toys for Tijuana kids, and building homes for Wounded Warriors
April 22, 2019

From the Archives: When North County Was "San Diego's Resort Country"

In March 1990, North County San Diego was teeming with resorts, French cuisine, and tennis courts
April 19, 2019

National Conflict Resolution Center's Peacemaker Awards Dinner Raises More Than $1 Million

Plus La Jolla Playhouse's annual Gala and the Globe Guilders Celebrating Couture each a glamorous success
April 15, 2019

This Historic Kensington Home Has a Colorful Attitude

How a real estate-savvy couple redesigned their abode to the eclectic max
April 12, 2019

Shop like a Tastemaker with the Owner of Native Poppy

On the heels of expanding her beloved floral shop, Natalie Gill divulges what's in her shopping cart
April 9, 2019

Options for All Wines and Dines for a Good Cause

Plus more good news from the Seany Foundation, Girls on the Run San Diego, and the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy
April 8, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Carmel Valley

The polished suburb is now a hub for trendy desserts, slick spin studios and a highly anticipated retail project
April 5, 2019

Four Questions With…Josh Malmuth, Creator of New NBC Sitcom Set in South Park

“Abby’s” introduces viewers to an illegal bar in a South Park backyard—and the very San Diego characters who frequent it.
April 1, 2019

Leo Brings Next-Level Nail Care to North Park

Step inside Jina Javier's self-love sanctuary
April 1, 2019

Reforming Mexico's Court System via a Local Law School

How a new institute at San Diego's Cal Western School of Law is teaching lawyers to work in Mexico's new public trial system
April 1, 2019

Jewish Family Service of San Diego Receives a $100,000 Grant

Plus the American Heart Association, Just in Time, and the San Diego History Center get some love
April 1, 2019

Where to Brunch and Egg Hunt This Easter

Egg hunting—and brunching—await at these Easter celebrations.
March 29, 2019

Vote Now for San Diego's Best Shops

From boutiques and book stores to surfboards and swimwear, pick the best places for a little retail therapy
March 29, 2019

From the Archives: When the Padres Became a Major League Team in 1969

And how Padres President Emil "Buzzie" Bavasi got us there half a century ago
March 19, 2019

Black & White Ball Raises $70k for South Bay Kids

Plus good news for the San Diego Zoo and Miracle Babies
March 18, 2019

The SoCal (Social Calendar!)

From black-tie galas to costumed 5Ks, these events will keep your social calendar full—and you feeling good
March 14, 2019

Spring Fashion 2019: 6 Monochromatic Looks Defining the Season

Stand out with solid bold colors—as shown against the Glamis sand dunes
March 12, 2019

Five Questions with Cirque du Soleil Performer Jeffrey Whaley

The legendary Cirque du Soleil comes to the Del Mar Fairgrounds this spring with its first production fusing extreme sports and traditional circus performance.
March 12, 2019

Four Questions With Aaron David Roberts

The director and producer schooled us on his pilot “Chartered” and the state of film production in San Diego.
March 6, 2019

Best San Diego Beer and Wine Fests Happening This Spring

Cheers to crafts beers and top-tier wine
March 5, 2019

The New Children’s Museum Commissions Interactive Art with NEA Grant

Plus Just in Time for Foster Youth’s special guest, the San Diego Rescue Mission gets a boost, and save the date for three upcoming events
March 4, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Little Italy

The epicenter of all things cool and culinary in San Diego continues to reinvent itself
February 26, 2019

Inside the Icon: San Diego Botanic Garden

How this 37-acre oasis blossomed over the last century
February 25, 2019

Sustainable Fashion Has Officially Landed in Del Mar

Housed in the Flower Hill Promenade, Ineffably stocks only organic or ethically-made staples
February 15, 2019

The New Textile Shop in Normal Heights

Textile designer Erin Dollar dishes on bringing her brand Cotton + Flax, into a brick and mortar
February 13, 2019

13 Golden Ideas for Valentine's Day You Can Only Find in San Diego

Shop local and spoil your partner—or yourself!—with these gorgeously gilt accessories
February 12, 2019

A Mission Hills Condo Gets a Modern-Meets-Art Deco Refresh

Meet the couple who seamlessly took a stab at outfitting their first home on their own
February 11, 2019

From the Archives: San Diego Date Ideas from 1986

Performance art, mock safaris, and other date ideas from 1986
February 11, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Oceanside

Oceanside remains one of San Diego's most creative corners
February 6, 2019

BBB Torch Awards for Ethics Recognizes Upstanding Local Companies and Kids

Plus San Diego County Credit Union donates toys to Rady Children's Hospital and Kids' Turn San Diego concludes a successful fundraising campaign
January 28, 2019

From the Archives: Exploring the American Southwest in 1993

We're revisiting Shirley Slate and Harry Basch's RV roadtrip
January 25, 2019

8 San Diego Beauty Brands to Try in 2019

Do your "new you" a favor and reboot your beauty inventory with these locally made new arrivals
January 16, 2019

New Looks for a New Year

Get your wardrobe 2019-ready with these stylists’ tips and tricks
January 15, 2019

This Funky Bird Rock Abode Breaks Many Design Rules

With help from interior designer and family friend Lorena Gaxiola, the Gabriels put their home together again
January 14, 2019

Giving Green (Space)

Philanthropist Patty Brutten is the brains behind the open-space finder GetOutsideSanDiego.org
January 3, 2019

Bodhi Tree Concerts Perform Musical Acts of Kindness

For the founders of the music-oriented nonprofit, philanthropy is a way of life
January 3, 2019

How to Throw a "Non-Gala Gala"

Monarch School was able to raise $1.1 million without serving dinner or holding an auction
January 3, 2019

Inside the Icon: San Diego Symphony Orchestra

San Diego's oldest music institution rings in 2019 with a new music director and history spanning 109 years
January 3, 2019

Amy Meier Opens up Shop in Rancho Santa Fe

Inside the interior designer's first retail space
January 3, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: La Jolla Village

The walkable village is packed with locavore dining, indie shopping, and upscale spa-ing
December 21, 2018

Behind Joe Skoby's Ocean-Inspired Ceramics

Meet the fish shop manager turned ceramacist who cranks out high-end masterpieces
December 20, 2018

San Diego New Year's Guide 2018

There’s a style of NYE for everyone, from craft beer parties and yacht cruises to steak dinners and kid-friendly activities
December 17, 2018

San Diego Magazine's Travel Awards 2019

Cast your vote now for your favorite hotels, travel companies, and attractions
December 10, 2018

Neighborhood Guide: South Park

Where to eat, drink, and play in the quaint Balboa Park-adjacent enclave
November 30, 2018

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: 100 San Diego Gifts

Six local tastemakers share what they're gifting this season, plus editors' picks
November 28, 2018

From the Archives: San Diego Desserts from Decades Past

In the '70s and '80s, this magazine considered devouring sweets an X-rated sin
November 26, 2018

Your San Diego Small Business Saturday Shopping List

Local mom-and-pop shops to support for this holiday shopping season event
November 20, 2018

Pigment Moves into Liberty Station

The beloved lifestyle boutique finally delivers what we've all be waiting for: a second store
November 19, 2018

Holiday Entertaining: Three Riffs On a Table Setting

Three San Diego stylists sound off on their suggestions to elevate your seasonal soiree
November 12, 2018

Leo Hamel Opens Handbag Shop in Mission Hills

The fine jeweler's new consignment concept invites shoppers to sell their designer goods and buy them, too
November 5, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Encinitas

Where to eat, drink, and play in the North County locale
November 1, 2018

Inside the Icon: The Nat

The society behind the Balboa Park building dates back 144 years, and the specimens inside it even further
October 29, 2018

From the Archives: The First Issue of 'San Diego Magazine'

As a nod to our 70th anniversary, we dissect the makings of our first-ever issue
October 24, 2018

3 Fashion Week San Diego Designers You Need to Know

Meet the standout designers behind Fashion Week’s runway looks
October 17, 2018

Simón Limón Brings Local Handmade Gifts to Barrio Logan

Owner Alexandra Perez Demma is supporting makers on both sides of the border
October 15, 2018

Project Homeless Connect—East County Gets Welcome Funding

Plus good news for San Diego police and shelter pets
October 15, 2018

Where to Scare Up Some Fun This Halloween in San Diego

The spookiest beer gardens, pub crawls, haunted mazes, and where to score $2,500 in a costume contest
October 11, 2018

This San Diego Startup Is Teaching Men How to Shop

Cayenne puts a little spice in guys' wardrobe, one garment a day
October 11, 2018

Step Inside Kristie Nova's Del Sur Abode

Interior designer Kelly Hinchman helps the boss mom flip a house into an elegant, albeit practical, home for eight
October 10, 2018

Shop Like a Tastemaker with Treci Smith

The interior designer divulges her must-haves in home décor this season
October 9, 2018

Volunteers of America Southwest Raises $115,000 for Homeless Veterans with Disabilities

Plus the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, New Children’s Museum, and the Burn Institute receive grants
October 8, 2018

8 Ways to Recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month in San Diego

Cycling, rowing and beer fundraisers, plus free mammograms and educational events
October 5, 2018

A Local Favorite and Something New To Do This Weekend in San Diego

For just the second year running, a food and wine festival in Guadalupe Valley promises to enchant, and the Maker Faire returns
October 3, 2018

Ninth Annual Forte for Children Gala Brings in Over $448,000

Plus good news for the ovarian cancer community, the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, and more
October 1, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: College Area

Spreading from SDSU to El Cerrito and Rolando, the enclave has global dining, third-wave coffee, and more
September 27, 2018

An Oktoberfest, a Street Fair, and a Film Festival Come to San Diego

There’s a lot to choose from to make the most of this week
September 25, 2018

The San Diego Foundation Increases Access to Early Childhood Education with a $13.8 Million Mega-Gift

Plus Alliance Healthcare Foundation starts an innovation fund, Mission Fed and SD Humane Society "Clear the Shelters," and more
September 24, 2018

3 New Cocktail Menus to Try, Including One Very Legit Mezcal Bar

New drinks that are worth getting out of bed for—and some better enjoyed in pajamas
September 18, 2018

'Hamilton' Star Leslie Odom, Jr. Brings the House Down at The Salk Institute’s Symphony Gala

Plus Sharp HospiceCare’s annual regatta brings in $400,000, local foster kids get a back-to-school boost, and more
September 17, 2018

From the Archives: A Working Woman in 1950

More than 50 years ago, being a "career woman" meant jobs in art and modeling and an income for clothes and dinner parties
September 14, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Fall Restaurant Week in San Diego

Don’t worry, no passes or tickets are required. (Reservations are a good idea, though.)
September 11, 2018

Fall Fashion 2018: 6 Looks Inspired by the '80s

We're, like, totally wigging out over these bold colors, patterns, and details inspired by the raddest decade
September 10, 2018

La Jolla Music Society Scores $360,000 for its Artistic and Education Outreach Programs

Plus: Seacrest Foundation, The San Diego Women’s Foundation, and San Diego Social Venture Partners celebrate funding good causes
September 10, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: University Heights

Multicultural cuisine and cafés have always been this enclave’s calling card. Now it has trendy cocktail bars, eclectic theater, and vegan-friendly eats, too.
September 7, 2018

Two Food Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss in September

Two mid-month food festivals to take in much of what these foodie neighborhoods have to offer
September 5, 2018

The Best Ways to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend

Give summer the sendoff it deserves.
August 31, 2018

Serving Seniors Serves Its Milestone 12-Millionth Meal

Plus a new program for kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder and a $2 million boost for The Salk Institute’s Conquering Cancer Initiative
August 27, 2018

From the Archives: Vanna White Was on Our Cover

In June 2003, the Wheel of Fortune star graced our cover—and that wasn't the only shocker
August 20, 2018

Living Coast Discovery Center’s Farm to Bay Culinary Event Breaks a Fundraising Record

Plus Promises2Kids welcomes its largest class of Guardian Scholars ever and the Drive Out Hunger Golf Classic brings in $140,000
August 20, 2018
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