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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

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

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

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

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

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

Predictions from the January 1979 issue of San Diego Magazine

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

Feast your eyes on questionable backdrops and head-scratching cuisine from the 1970s

From the Archives: San Diego Interior Design in 1949

A look back on a few of the oddball abodes that popped up in San Diego

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

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

From the Archives: San Diego Date Ideas from 1986

Performance art, mock safaris, and other date ideas from 1986

From the Archives: Exploring the American Southwest in 1993

We're revisiting Shirley Slate and Harry Basch's RV roadtrip

From the Archives: San Diego Desserts from Decades Past

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

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

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

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

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
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