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San Diego Magazine's Travel Awards 2020

Cast your vote now for your favorite hotels and attractions and win a $200 gift card
December 13, 2019

From the Archives: Covers of Christmas Past

We revisit four holiday covers from the '50s and '60s
December 13, 2019

The SoCal (Social Calendar!)

From black-tie galas to costumed 5Ks, these events will keep your social calendar full—and you feeling good
December 11, 2019

Welcome to Camp Wamp

Stephen Wampler built a haven for kids living with disabilities
December 11, 2019

San Diego's Stories of 2019

The biggest San Diego headlines you might have missed and news items that went viral this year
December 10, 2019

High-Tech Fundraising

San Diego–based companies like DonationMatch, Coin Up, and Classy are modernizing the world of philanthropy
December 10, 2019

Home for the Holidays in San Diego

Step inside the Garretts' Encinitas home for holiday decorating tips
December 9, 2019

San Diego Holiday Survival Guide

Consider at least five of your holiday anxieties solved
December 4, 2019

Happy Holidays From San Diego Magazine

We scrapped the card and made a video
December 3, 2019

San Diego Holiday Gift Guide 2019

71 local gift ideas for her, him, the kids, (and even pets!) broken down by price
December 2, 2019

On the Job: The Piano Man at Mille Fleurs

Randy Beecher has tickled the ivories at Mille Fleurs for over a quarter century
November 25, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Julian

The apple pie alone is legendary, and new businesses have turned this small mining town into a dining and craft cider destination too
November 22, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Merry, Bright, and Grateful

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the December issue of San Diego Magazine
November 19, 2019

Five Questions With Local Bodyboarder Diego Land

Land and his son Micah will compete at this weekend’s Bodyboarding US Festival in Ocean Beach, the first major sponging contest California has seen in years.
November 18, 2019

A Q&A with Armand King, on His Book 'Raised In Pimp City'

The founder of nonprofit Paving Great Futures discusses his former life as a pimp and how to end sex trafficking
November 14, 2019

Glam Squad Targets San Diego’s Low-Income Seniors

Charity project hopes to boost self-confidence by gifting makeovers
November 13, 2019

From the Archives: San Diego Magazine's First Review of Pamplemousse, 1997

What's the same and a little different at one of San Diego's most iconic restaurants
November 13, 2019

3 Ways to Style Your Succulents for the Holidays

We excerpt three recipes from Jessica Cain's book, Stylish Succulent Designs & Other Botanical Crafts
November 12, 2019

Sky of Blue and Sea of Green

Our copy chief reflects on the unique relationship his father had with the afterlife
November 11, 2019

The Upside of a Downsize—to an Apartment in Carmel Valley

Why the Braidwoods sold their three-bedroom home
November 8, 2019

Sophia Loren Comes to Escondido

The legendary actress spares time for a Q&A
November 1, 2019

Ralph Rubio Is the Fish Taco King

How Rubio turned a recipe on a scrap of paper into the official dish of San Diego
October 31, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Chula Vista

The owner of Tuetano Taqueria shares her favorite ways to eat, drink, and play in this South Bay city
October 28, 2019

On the Job: The Mushroom Farmer

Do you know the mushroom man? Ivo Fedak, the owner of Mindful Mushrooms? He's a fun guy.
October 23, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Let’s Eat

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the November issue of San Diego Magazine
October 22, 2019

A Little Italy Store Just for Home Hobbyists

Home Ec has something for every modern-day homemaker
October 21, 2019

From the Archives: The Original "How San Diego Are You" Quiz in 2006

What's changed, and what hasn't, in defining what it means to be a San Diegan
October 18, 2019

A Family Afar: Taking Your Teens on a Wellness Retreat

How a wellness boot camp helped our travel-blogger dad communicate better with his teenage daughters
October 15, 2019

North Park's New Home Décor and Dog Garb Shop

How Brittney Garbani came up with the concept of Home + Hound
October 15, 2019

Inside the Coin-Op Owners' Point Loma Pad

How this cheeky couple made over their home into a three-story
October 14, 2019

Shop like a Tastemaker: Mariel Cuervo's Stylish Must-Haves

The boss babe, who works on both sides of the border, shares 10 of her favorite things
October 9, 2019

Inside the Icon: Mount Hope Cemetery

Big names and even bigger headstones are interspersed throughout San Diego's 150-year-old cemetery
October 2, 2019

How San Diego Are You?

Take our quiz to see where you land on the newcomer to old-timer spectrum
September 27, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Old Town

Where to eat, drink, and play in this historic corner of San Diego
September 26, 2019

Alicia Gwynn on Her Next Big Moves—and Remembering Tony

The philanthropist and entrepreneur opens up about her wine line, music, and inspiring others
September 25, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Born in the Best Hands

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the October issue of San Diego Magazine
September 24, 2019

How Nonprofits Are Crunched For Data

To get the big bucks and support, organizations have to prove their worth with in-depth data like never before
September 17, 2019

From the Archives: Surfing Like a Girl in 2000

A look back on San Diego surf culture, and the women who spurred a sea change in the sport
September 6, 2019

Are We Taking Care of Our Seniors?

How San Diego is—and is not—meeting the needs of a growing population
September 3, 2019

The Woman at the Top: Verna Griffin-Tabor

Meet the CEO of the Center for Community Solutions
August 30, 2019

Women Firsts in San Diego

16 women get candid about getting there first in their field
August 27, 2019

Fall Fashion 2019: 7 Looks That Embrace the Season

Get swept away in the little things defining autumn
August 23, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: North Park

What's tried-and-true, new, and coming soon in this hip San Diego hood
August 23, 2019

Meet the COO of Feeding San Diego

Alicia Saake's on a mission to catch all the food she can—and then give it to hungry San Diegans
August 22, 2019

The Volunteer Diaries

Three locals describe their work and how it enriches lives in the San Diego community
August 20, 2019

Letter from the Editor: It’s No Longer Lonely at the Top

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the September issue of San Diego Magazine
August 19, 2019

From the Archives: San Diego's Real Estate Market in 1952

Even 60 some years ago, supply and demand drove the housing game
August 14, 2019

How a Chula Vista Couple DIYed Their House into a Vintage Home

First-time renovators antique the tract home out of their Chula Vista two-story
August 12, 2019

The School Bus-Turned-Boutique Everyone Is Talking About

Eric Brown Jr. sells ’90s nostalgia from a refurbished school bus, Backtrack Vintage
August 9, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Kearny Mesa

In this special foodie edition, we find out what's trending in this diverse neighborhood
August 7, 2019

Summer Stephan on Justice, Motherhood, and Not Taking Shortcuts

The San Diego County District Attorney is a pioneer in her field
August 5, 2019

A Q&A with Pro Surfer Carissa Moore

We spoke to the three-time winner of the World Surf League’s Women’s Championship Tour at Oceanside’s Super Girl Surf Pro
August 1, 2019

A Deep Dive into the San Diego Fishing Industry

A $2 billion project is poised to revive San Diego’s commercial fishing industry
July 31, 2019

Marrow Fine Leaps from Showroom to Shop

The one-of-a-kind jeweler opens a flagship store inside One Paseo
July 30, 2019

4 San Diego Interior Designers Launch Their Own Lines

Plant hangers, cushions, pillows, and formes we can't get enough of
July 25, 2019

Inside the Icon: Cabrillo Bridge

A stroll through history and making of this century-old structure
July 24, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Something Big Is Brewing

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the August issue of San Diego Magazine
July 23, 2019

Companies That Give Back Do Better

Local executive John Asdell explains why corporate social responsibility is a win-win
July 22, 2019

From the Archives: What We Thought San Diego Would Look Like in 2001

Predictions from the January 1979 issue of San Diego Magazine
July 17, 2019

A Family Afar: Going Home Again

Our travel-happy dad honors his parents' memory on a road trip with his family
July 17, 2019

This Fallbrook Ranch House Is Steeped in Eclectic Minimalism

How a little patience and a some gut decisions brought this family back to Fallbrook again
July 11, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Imperial Beach

Where to eat, drink, and play in this laid-back beach town
July 11, 2019

Meet the Sea Dragon Breeder at Birch Aquarium

Spend a day in the life with Leslee Matsushige
July 9, 2019

25 Summer Essentials for Every San Diegan

We've rounded up something for every family member to get to the beach fashionably
July 8, 2019

Three Animal Nonprofits on a Mission to Help Dogs and People

How dog rescue organizations are also helping out inmates, veterans, the homeless and more, as told through the eyes of the beneficiaries
July 2, 2019

What Will San Diego Look like in 2069?

The City of San Diego is 250! Instead of looking back, we asked experts to predict how our city will look in 50 more years.
July 1, 2019

5 Questions with PigPen Theatre Co. on “The Tale of Despereaux”

The super troupe returns to The Old Globe with an all-new musical
June 27, 2019

Letter from the Editor: The Future is Bright

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the July issue of San Diego Magazine
June 25, 2019

Bobby Alcid Rubio on His Pixar Film, “Float”

The Paradise Hills native shares how he went from sixth grade doodler to Pixar story artist
June 25, 2019

Getting Involved As a Group

Pick a cause, any cause! Here are seven ways to give back with coworkers or pals
June 18, 2019

From the Archives: San Diego Food Photography in the '70s

Feast your eyes on questionable backdrops and head-scratching cuisine from the 1970s
June 14, 2019

This San Diego Clothing Line Is Fashioned from Family Paintings

Clothing designer Sarah Armendariz opens up about launching her line, Cosima
June 14, 2019

Skova Reinvents Itself in Encinitas

Step inside the boutique bent on making the outdoors fashion-forward
June 12, 2019

The Glass House on Point Loma

How a minimalist couple put the modern back into their midcentury home
June 11, 2019

How Susan Brandt Became the Head of Dr. Seuss Enterprises

Advice from the company president on how to stand out, speak your mind, and always be you
June 6, 2019

The San Diego Padres Turn 50

A look back on our home team's 50 years in the MLB, plus the fans and one chicken who'll always support them
June 4, 2019

Four Unique Ways Local Nonprofits Are Supporting Kids

Unscripted Learning, San Diego Padres, Outdoor Outreach, and Larry Himmel Neighborhood Foundation are giving back to the youngest generation
June 4, 2019

Inside the Icon: The Lafayette Hotel

Interstate 8, Tarzan, and the San Diego Chargers all helped transform this out-of-towners destination into a North Park mainstay
June 3, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Barrio Logan

The heart of San Diego’s Mexican American community is bustling with art galleries, new eateries, and breweries.
May 30, 2019

Shop like a Tastemaker with the Founder of Cesarina Ristorante

Niccolò Angius sells us on simplicity and shares 14 of his favorite things
May 23, 2019
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