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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

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

The Best of San Diego 2018

We crown 103 winners in food, shopping, fitness, kids’ activities, and more
July 30, 2018

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

Plenty has changed in pet ownership since 1976
July 20, 2018

From the Archives: 'Scuse Our French

San Diego's French cuisine was more classy than casual in 1976
June 19, 2018

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

Back when San Diego craft beer was nonexistent
May 15, 2018

From the Archives: The Transformation of North County

A look back at North County’s rep in the ’50s, ’60s, and ’90s
April 9, 2018

The Best of North County 2018

Our annual list of what we’re loving above the 56, from bites and brews to shopping, wellness, and arts and kids’ activities galore
March 27, 2018

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
March 16, 2018

31 Best Places to Live in San Diego

Five local homeowners share their advice, tips, and tricks on how they sealed the deal
February 23, 2018

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”
February 16, 2018

Green Rush: Inside San Diego's Emerging Cannabis Industry

Marijuana's legal. How did it go from evil death drug to medical miracle and billion-dollar industry?
January 26, 2018

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
January 18, 2018

From the Archives: A 1949 Holiday Gift Guide

A peek into San Diego's gift-giving past—cigarette accessories and all!
December 18, 2017

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

70 local gifts to consider for him, for the kids, the pets, and others this season
November 29, 2017

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

A 1977 restaurant review by former food critic Tom Gable
November 21, 2017

A Tribute to the Military

In time for Veteran's Day, we're putting a face to this heroic community.
October 31, 2017

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
October 19, 2017

47 Outdoor Dining Spots to Try in San Diego

From ocean views, rooftops, and garden patios to simple sidewalk people-watching, we’ve rounded up the city's best outdoor dining spots
September 22, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

San Diego's Best Neighborhoods 2017

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

Dear Chargers, It's Officially Over

A breakup letter to the team we love
January 12, 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

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

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

27 Secret San Diego Spots

From hidden caves to dead bodies beneath a public park, here's our third annual guide to all things hidden and hush-hush
August 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

Best of San Diego 2016

Our annual and completely subjective guide to SD’s best
July 25, 2016

San Diego Summer Guide 2016

A curated list of 42 ways to soak up the season
June 24, 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

54 Summer Travel Ideas

Get out of town!
May 27, 2016

Vintage San Diego: Welcome to the Club

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

San Diego’s Coolest Companies

If a job is essential, let’s make it enjoyable. Welcome to working in the 21st century
April 22, 2016

Vintage San Diego: On Broadway

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

The Best of North County 2016

There’s never been a better time to experience NoCo’s charms
March 25, 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

San Diego's Next Hot Neighborhoods

Where everyone will be living in 2016
February 26, 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

Reasons to Love San Diego Right Now

Our fifth annual feel-good, intentionally boastful list of all things SD
January 22, 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

The Ultimate San Diego Bucket List

Whether you’re a native or a newcomer, we’ve got 50 things every San Diegan must do. Now, get started!
December 23, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Curtain Up

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

Holiday Gift Guide 2015

A curated list of our favorite local finds
November 25, 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

Growing Up in San Diego

26 memories of being a kid in America's Finest City
October 30, 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

Secret San Diego

Here are some of the city’s most hush-hush spots, from hidden ocean caves to off-menu, must-try bites
August 24, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Seabiscuit on the Stretch Run

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

Back to School

Meet a few of the most popular professors teaching at our biggest universities this fall. Now, have a seat; class is in session.
July 29, 2015

Stopping Traffic

We ditched our cars for one day and gave our city’s public transportation a whirl
June 24, 2015

Vintage San Diego: A Jolly Fourth

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

"No one is coming to rescue us"

What will it take to make over Southeast San Diego? Barry Pollard has hope that a forgotten corner of the city can turn around
May 22, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Join the Club

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

San Diego's 15 Best New Breweries

In just the past two years, 40 new brewery locations have opened in San Diego County. Here are some of the best
April 24, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Fifty and Fab

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

The Best of North County 2015

Our annual homage to the newest restaurants, shops, and activities keeping the region above I-56 the cool place it is—haute strip malls, million-dollar tract homes, and all!
March 23, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Heavy Metal

October 8, 1942
March 23, 2015

Best Neighborhoods in San Diego

Our annual neighborhood guide explores where to settle if you're a foodie, outdoors-lover, just starting out, or urban-obsessed
February 23, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Mobile Homes

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

27 Reasons to Love San Diego

Our annual list of all things San Diego and rad—from kiteboarding to urban farming to a city-wide book club
January 27, 2015

Vintage San Diego: Fore! Play

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

Juice!

Meet the local juicers, fasters, entrepreneurs, newbies, and lifers helping the cold-pressed craze become a permanent way of life
December 23, 2014

Vintage San Diego: Building Balboa Park

Balboa Park, 1914
December 23, 2014

Decorate Your Home for the Holidays

A visit from your in-laws is imminent. Don’t panic. Here, three ways to throw a dazzling fête.
November 26, 2014
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