San Diego: Communications

Newspapers and Magazines

San Diego is served by The San Diego Union-Tribune, the result of the 1992 merger of the city's two dailies. Readers can choose from among a number of weekly, ethnic, and community papers as well, such as La Prensa San Diego, a weekly English/Spanish newspaper. San Diego Magazine publishes articles of regional interest; several other technical and special interest magazines, such as San Diego Home/Garden, Computer Edge, and San Diego Metropolitan (focusing on business news), are also published in the area.

Television and Radio

Ten television stations broadcast in the San Diego area, representing ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, WB, Univision (two stations), PBS, a local independent station focusing on news, and an Oceanside-based station focusing on local government and media. The region is also serviced by cable television. More than 30 radio stations serve the San Diego area, providing a wide variety of musical and information programming, some broadcasting in Spanish.

Media Information: The San Diego Union-Tribune, PO Box 120191, San Diego, CA 92112; telephone (619)299-3131. San Diego Magazine, 1450 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101; telephone (619)230-9292

San Diego Online

City of San Diego Home Page. Available

San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau. Available

San Diego County Library. Available

San Diego Daily Transcript. Available

San Diego Public Library. Available

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. Available

San Diego Unified School District. Available

The San Diego Union-Tribune. Available

Selected Bibliography

Cameron, Robert, Above San Diego: A New Collection of Historical and Original Aerial Photographs of San Diego (San Francisco: Cameron and Co., 1990)

Schad, Jerry, Afoot and Afield in San Diego (Berkeley: Wilderness Press, 1998)

Urrea, Luis Alberto, Across the Wire: Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border (New York: Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1993)