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  • Remembering Amber Dubois and Chelsea King a decade later

    Remembering Amber Dubois and Chelsea King a decade later

    Thursday, February 21 2019 5:54 PM EST2019-02-21 22:54:32 GMT

    Amber Dubois and Chelsea King went missing from San Diego neighborhoods 10 and 9 years ago respectively this month. Their disappearances resulted in massive search efforts and an outpouring of support. While families, friends and complete strangers hoped for their safe returns, tragically neither was found alive. The following clips serve as a reminder of the power of community coming together.

     

    Amber Dubois and Chelsea King went missing from San Diego neighborhoods 10 and 9 years ago respectively this month. Their disappearances resulted in massive search efforts and an outpouring of support. While families, friends and complete strangers hoped for their safe returns, tragically neither was found alive. The following clips serve as a reminder of the power of community coming together.

     
  • News 8 Valentine’s Day Throwback: Romance in San Diego over 40+ years

    News 8 Valentine’s Day Throwback: Romance in San Diego over 40+ years

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 10:38 PM EST2019-02-14 03:38:35 GMT

    Ready or not, it’s Valentine’s Day! A day for spoiling a new beau or longtime love with affection and gifts, celebrating with a great meal or gathering friends for a Galentine’s Day or Palentine’s Day get together. But before you break into the candy hearts and chocolate truffles, News 8 has a sweet gift for you – a Valentine’s Day Throwback! 

     

    Ready or not, it’s Valentine’s Day! A day for spoiling a new beau or longtime love with affection and gifts, celebrating with a great meal or gathering friends for a Galentine’s Day or Palentine’s Day get together. But before you break into the candy hearts and chocolate truffles, News 8 has a sweet gift for you – a Valentine’s Day Throwback! 

     
  • News 8 Throwback: San Diego on the cutting edge of technology in the 1970s, ‘80s, & ‘90s

    News 8 Throwback: San Diego on the cutting edge of technology in the 1970s, ‘80s, & ‘90s

    Thursday, February 7 2019 6:26 PM EST2019-02-07 23:26:31 GMT

    To say that technology has changed a lot in the past several decades would be an understatement. While most of us are now reliant on smart phones in our pockets, computers in every room of the house and numerous other gadgets, technology wasn’t always so accessible – or small.

     

    To say that technology has changed a lot in the past several decades would be an understatement. While most of us are now reliant on smart phones in our pockets, computers in every room of the house and numerous other gadgets, technology wasn’t always so accessible – or small.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: 30+ years of San Diego Super Bowl memories

    News 8 Throwback: 30+ years of San Diego Super Bowl memories

    Thursday, January 31 2019 10:23 PM EST2019-02-01 03:23:57 GMT

    Super Bowl excitement is hitting a fever pitch this week across the country. While Sunday’s edition between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, our fair city is no stranger to the National Football League’s biggest game. In honor of NFL's biggest battle for the pigskin, we dug through our News 8 archives to share some San Diego Super Bowl memories from the last three decades.

     

    Super Bowl excitement is hitting a fever pitch this week across the country. While Sunday’s edition between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, our fair city is no stranger to the National Football League’s biggest game. In honor of NFL's biggest battle for the pigskin, we dug through our News 8 archives to share some San Diego Super Bowl memories from the last three decades.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: 40-year challenge shows San Diego neighborhoods then and now

    News 8 Throwback: 40-year challenge shows San Diego neighborhoods then and now

    Friday, January 25 2019 2:33 PM EST2019-01-25 19:33:51 GMT

    Throughout 1978, News 8 featured different neighborhoods in San Diego with a series called “Our Town.” As the #10YearChallenge has taken over social media, we decided to put San Diego through our a #40YearChallenge comparing side-by-side images of landmarks and areas featured in these videos.

     

    Throughout 1978, News 8 featured different neighborhoods in San Diego with a series called “Our Town.” As the #10YearChallenge has taken over social media, we decided to put San Diego through our a #40YearChallenge comparing side-by-side images of landmarks and areas featured in these videos.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Local bands rocking San Diego in the 1980s & ‘90s

    News 8 Throwback: Local bands rocking San Diego in the 1980s & ‘90s

    Thursday, January 17 2019 6:58 PM EST2019-01-17 23:58:40 GMT

    San Diego has always had an active music scene with several big-name artists making their start right here in America’s Finest City. From our News 8 archives, check out these clips of San Diego bands from the 1980s and ‘90s.

     

    San Diego has always had an active music scene with several big-name artists making their start right here in America’s Finest City. From our News 8 archives, check out these clips of San Diego bands from the 1980s and ‘90s.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Larry Himmel exploring San Diego's nightlife in 1979

    News 8 Throwback: Larry Himmel exploring San Diego's nightlife in 1979

    Wednesday, January 9 2019 9:20 PM EST2019-01-10 02:20:42 GMT

    In November of 1979, News 8 reporter Larry Himmel drew the tough assignment of exploring San Diego's hottest clubs. Over the course of five nights, Larry gave viewers the inside scoop on discotheques and dance clubs – mostly in Mission Valley. Get your bell bottoms and leisure suits ready and let’s get the mirror ball spinning.

     

    In November of 1979, News 8 reporter Larry Himmel drew the tough assignment of exploring San Diego's hottest clubs. Over the course of five nights, Larry gave viewers the inside scoop on discotheques and dance clubs – mostly in Mission Valley. Get your bell bottoms and leisure suits ready and let’s get the mirror ball spinning.

     
  • Top 10 News 8 Throwback videos of 2018

    Top 10 News 8 Throwback videos of 2018

    Sunday, December 30 2018 5:14 PM EST2018-12-30 22:14:34 GMT

    Throughout its almost 70 years on air, News 8 has captured the stories of San Diego as they happened. Our archives hold so much history and we are thrilled to be able to share pieces from it with viewers. Here is a look back at the Top 10 News 8 Throwback videos we brought you in 2018. We plan to bring you many more in 2019!

     

    Throughout its almost 70 years on air, News 8 has captured the stories of San Diego as they happened. Our archives hold so much history and we are thrilled to be able to share pieces from it with viewers. Here is a look back at the Top 10 News 8 Throwback videos we brought you in 2018. We plan to bring you many more in 2019!

     
  • New 8 Throwback: Christmas in San Diego in the 1970s, '80s & '90s - Part 2

    New 8 Throwback: Christmas in San Diego in the 1970s, '80s & '90s - Part 2

    Sunday, December 23 2018 4:39 PM EST2018-12-23 21:39:10 GMT

    Christmas is almost here! As we make last minute preparations and top it all off with a bow, News 8 wants to wish you all a very Merry Christmas! Last week, we shared some Christmas memories for our News 8 archives, but Santa Claus was extra good to us this year and stuffed our stockings with a few more.

     

    Christmas is almost here! As we make last minute preparations and top it all off with a bow, News 8 wants to wish you all a very Merry Christmas! Last week, we shared some Christmas memories for our News 8 archives, but Santa Claus was extra good to us this year and stuffed our stockings with a few more.

     
  • New 8 Throwback: Christmas in San Diego in the 1970s, '80s & '90s - Part 1

    New 8 Throwback: Christmas in San Diego in the 1970s, '80s & '90s - Part 1

    Wednesday, December 19 2018 2:41 PM EST2018-12-19 19:41:41 GMT

    The holiday season is upon us and many people around the world will celebrate Christmas next week. With the upcoming holiday in mind, we rode our sleigh through the News 8 archives and unwrapped some special gifts to get us in the Christmas spirit.

     

    The holiday season is upon us and many people around the world will celebrate Christmas next week. With the upcoming holiday in mind, we rode our sleigh through the News 8 archives and unwrapped some special gifts to get us in the Christmas spirit.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: San Diego rock and pop concerts in the 1970s, ‘80s & ‘90s

    News 8 Throwback: San Diego rock and pop concerts in the 1970s, ‘80s & ‘90s

    Thursday, December 13 2018 10:22 PM EST2018-12-14 03:22:19 GMT

    San Diego is no stranger to epic rock and pop concerts. Over the years some of the biggest names in music have made their way through America’s Finest City. While we continue to host legendary acts it’s fun to look back at who has graced our local stages in decades past. 

     

    San Diego is no stranger to epic rock and pop concerts. Over the years some of the biggest names in music have made their way through America’s Finest City. While we continue to host legendary acts it’s fun to look back at who has graced our local stages in decades past. 

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Former President George H.W. Bush in San Diego over the years

    News 8 Throwback: Former President George H.W. Bush in San Diego over the years

    Thursday, December 6 2018 10:02 PM EST2018-12-07 03:02:29 GMT

    The passing of former President George H.W. Bush last week has many reminiscing about his life of service and his legacy. During his time in the public eye, the senior George Bush made several visits to San Diego. We found a few clips in our News 8 archives and wanted to share them with our viewers as Americans and the world mourn “41” this week.

     

    The passing of former President George H.W. Bush last week has many reminiscing about his life of service and his legacy. During his time in the public eye, the senior George Bush made several visits to San Diego. We found a few clips in our News 8 archives and wanted to share them with our viewers as Americans and the world mourn “41” this week.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Showcasing San Diego neighborhoods Poway, Rancho Bernardo & Scripps Ranch

    News 8 Throwback: Showcasing San Diego neighborhoods Poway, Rancho Bernardo & Scripps Ranch

    Thursday, December 6 2018 9:59 PM EST2018-12-07 02:59:27 GMT

    We dove into the News 8 archives and unearthed some snippets from the past in Poway, Rancho Bernardo and Scripps Ranch.

     

    We dove into the News 8 archives and unearthed some snippets from the past in Poway, Rancho Bernardo and Scripps Ranch.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Gone, but not forgotten San Diego restaurants

    News 8 Throwback: Gone, but not forgotten San Diego restaurants

    Sunday, December 2 2018 5:02 PM EST2018-12-02 22:02:31 GMT

    While San Diego’s dining scene shines from North County to Downtown, up and down the coast and everywhere in between, some notable local restaurants of yesteryear have come and gone. We dug a few out of the News 8 archives – some were iconic, some received mixed reviews, and some were controversial.

     

    While San Diego’s dining scene shines from North County to Downtown, up and down the coast and everywhere in between, some notable local restaurants of yesteryear have come and gone. We dug a few out of the News 8 archives – some were iconic, some received mixed reviews, and some were controversial.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Thanksgiving traditions of yesteryear in San Diego

    News 8 Throwback: Thanksgiving traditions of yesteryear in San Diego

    Wednesday, November 21 2018 9:03 PM EST2018-11-22 02:03:55 GMT

    Thanksgiving is a time for looking back and reflecting on what we are thankful for. Whether its friends and family, our health and well-being, or the San Diego surf and sun – there is so much for us to be grateful for. Thanksgiving is also a time for traditions – from turkey preparations to holiday poetry to Black Friday shopping – we found a cornucopia of great seasonal scenes in our News 8 archives.

     

    Thanksgiving is a time for looking back and reflecting on what we are thankful for. Whether its friends and family, our health and well-being, or the San Diego surf and sun – there is so much for us to be grateful for. Thanksgiving is also a time for traditions – from turkey preparations to holiday poetry to Black Friday shopping – we found a cornucopia of great seasonal scenes in our News 8 archives.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Showcasing the San Diego neighborhoods of La Mesa and El Cajon

    News 8 Throwback: Showcasing the San Diego neighborhoods of La Mesa and El Cajon

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:18 PM EST2018-11-16 17:18:28 GMT

    On Friday, Nov. 16, the News 8 morning crew will make a trip out to La Mesa and its surrounding areas to showcase those communities of San Diego. While we wait for TGI8, we dove into the News 8 archives and unearthed some snippets from the past in East County neighborhoods. Join us for this walk down memory lane and tune in Friday to see how things have changed! 

     

    On Friday, Nov. 16, the News 8 morning crew will make a trip out to La Mesa and its surrounding areas to showcase those communities of San Diego. While we wait for TGI8, we dove into the News 8 archives and unearthed some snippets from the past in East County neighborhoods. Join us for this walk down memory lane and tune in Friday to see how things have changed! 

     
  • News 8 Throwback: San Diego’s Halloween history

    News 8 Throwback: San Diego’s Halloween history

    Wednesday, October 31 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-10-31 13:37:52 GMT

    The spookiest of seasons is upon us, and goblins, ghouls, superheroes and wild animals will soon take to the streets of San Diego for Halloween fun. Before you grab your pillowcase and head off trick-or-treating, explore these News 8 Halloween haunts... if you dare.

     

    The spookiest of seasons is upon us, and goblins, ghouls, superheroes and wild animals will soon take to the streets of San Diego for Halloween fun. Before you grab your pillowcase and head off trick-or-treating, explore these News 8 Halloween haunts... if you dare.

     
  • October Wildfires in San Diego: A look back at the 2003 Cedar Fire and 2007 Witch Creek Fire

    October Wildfires in San Diego: A look back at the 2003 Cedar Fire and 2007 Witch Creek Fire

    Monday, October 22 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-10-23 02:27:18 GMT

    Two of the biggest fires in San Diego and California’s history started in the month of October just a few years apart. October 21, 2007 marked the start of the Witch Creek Fire – also referred to as the Witch Fire – and October 25, 2003 was the first day of the Cedar Fire. The News 8 archives contain hours of stunning footage from each of the fires and their devastating aftermath. We’ve selected a handful from each to share on the week of their anniversaries.

     

    Two of the biggest fires in San Diego and California’s history started in the month of October just a few years apart. October 21, 2007 marked the start of the Witch Creek Fire – also referred to as the Witch Fire – and October 25, 2003 was the first day of the Cedar Fire. The News 8 archives contain hours of stunning footage from each of the fires and their devastating aftermath. We’ve selected a handful from each to share on the week of their anniversaries.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Homecoming traditions in San Diego

    News 8 Throwback: Homecoming traditions in San Diego

    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-10-18 05:33:20 GMT

    With San Diego State University’s homecoming game coming up this Saturday, we dove into the News 8 archives to find footage of local homecoming revelry from decades past. 

     

    With San Diego State University’s homecoming game coming up this Saturday, we dove into the News 8 archives to find footage of local homecoming revelry from decades past. 

     
  • News 8 Throwback: From Tijuana to Tecate, trips south of the border

    News 8 Throwback: From Tijuana to Tecate, trips south of the border

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-10-10 23:17:36 GMT

    Over the years, News 8 has reported from beyond the boundaries of America’s Finest City. In the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s one of our frequent out-of-town destinations was Mexico. Take a trip back in time and south of the border with these archive clips from Baja California.

     

    Over the years, News 8 has reported from beyond the boundaries of America’s Finest City. In the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s one of our frequent out-of-town destinations was Mexico. Take a trip back in time and south of the border with these archive clips from Baja California.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Behind the scenes of KFMB stations in San Diego

    News 8 Throwback: Behind the scenes of KFMB stations in San Diego

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 11:01 PM EDT2018-10-04 03:01:53 GMT

    In these News 8 archive clips, you’ll see our newsroom evolve from the mid-1960s to the early 2000s and meet some of our personnel from the decades in between – some of whom still call KFMB home.

     

    In these News 8 archive clips, you’ll see our newsroom evolve from the mid-1960s to the early 2000s and meet some of our personnel from the decades in between – some of whom still call KFMB home.

     
  • PSA Flight 182 crash: News 8's coverage of the San Diego tragedy 40 years ago

    PSA Flight 182 crash: News 8's coverage of the San Diego tragedy 40 years ago

    Wednesday, September 26 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-09-27 01:31:20 GMT

    September 25, 1978 is a date imprinted in the memories of many San Diegans. Those that lived here – and elsewhere – remember the shocking images of plane wreckage on fire and homes ablaze following the crash of PSA Flight 182, which was 40 years ago Tuesday.

     

    September 25, 1978 is a date imprinted in the memories of many San Diegans. Those that lived here – and elsewhere – remember the shocking images of plane wreckage on fire and homes ablaze following the crash of PSA Flight 182, which was 40 years ago Tuesday.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: San Diego rock ‘n’ roll concerts in the 1970s, ‘80s & ‘90s

    News 8 Throwback: San Diego rock ‘n’ roll concerts in the 1970s, ‘80s & ‘90s

    Friday, September 21 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-09-21 04:07:29 GMT

    San Diego has been lucky enough to host many rock ‘n’ roll bands over the years at a variety of venues. From the former San Diego Sports Arena to Petco Park and everywhere in between, top acts have hit our stages. Turn the volume to 11 as we travel back in time with these San Diego rock concerts from years gone by. Were you there?

     

    San Diego has been lucky enough to host many rock ‘n’ roll bands over the years at a variety of venues. From the former San Diego Sports Arena to Petco Park and everywhere in between, top acts have hit our stages. Turn the volume to 11 as we travel back in time with these San Diego rock concerts from years gone by. Were you there?

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Development of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, Horton Plaza in decades past

    News 8 Throwback: Development of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, Horton Plaza in decades past

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-09-12 21:35:03 GMT

    An ancient philosopher once said that change is the only constant in life, and San Diego is certainly proof of that. The landscape of America’s Finest City has changed dramatically over its hundreds of years of history with downtown neighborhoods getting a large share of the transformations.

     

    An ancient philosopher once said that change is the only constant in life, and San Diego is certainly proof of that. The landscape of America’s Finest City has changed dramatically over its hundreds of years of history with downtown neighborhoods getting a large share of the transformations.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: San Diego high school and college football in decades past

    News 8 Throwback: San Diego high school and college football in decades past

    Thursday, September 6 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-09-06 21:30:07 GMT

    As the 2018 football season kicks off at all levels of play, we’re looking back at some of the stars that graced our San Diego fields in decades past.

     

    As the 2018 football season kicks off at all levels of play, we’re looking back at some of the stars that graced our San Diego fields in decades past.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Mondavi in Napa, Hussong’s in Ensenada and what other fun places looked like 40 years ago

    News 8 Throwback: Mondavi in Napa, Hussong’s in Ensenada and what other fun places looked like 40 years ago

    Wednesday, August 29 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-08-30 02:14:23 GMT

    In 1978, News 8 reporters traveled south of the border, across state lines and to the northern reaches of California to explore different vacation spots. See how four locales drew tourists 40 years ago with these clips from the News 8 archives.

     

    In 1978, News 8 reporters traveled south of the border, across state lines and to the northern reaches of California to explore different vacation spots. See how four locales drew tourists 40 years ago with these clips from the News 8 archives.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: San Diego students head back to school in decades past

    News 8 Throwback: San Diego students head back to school in decades past

    Thursday, August 23 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-08-23 22:07:32 GMT

    Some students in San Diego County are heading back to school soon, while others started the new school year weeks ago. While parents do back-to-school shopping and students of all ages get ready to hit the books, we dove into the News 8 archives to see what back to school preparations and first days looked like in the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s. 

     

    Some students in San Diego County are heading back to school soon, while others started the new school year weeks ago. While parents do back-to-school shopping and students of all ages get ready to hit the books, we dove into the News 8 archives to see what back to school preparations and first days looked like in the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s. 

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Celebrity sightings around San Diego through the years

    News 8 Throwback: Celebrity sightings around San Diego through the years

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:22:39 GMT

    Whether as the backdrop for a film or the location of a television special, San Diego has sparkled on screens big and small over the years.

     

    Whether as the backdrop for a film or the location of a television special, San Diego has sparkled on screens big and small over the years.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: Summer fun at San Diego attractions in the ‘70s and ‘80s

    News 8 Throwback: Summer fun at San Diego attractions in the ‘70s and ‘80s

    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:53:38 GMT

    San Diego is home to some amazing attractions like the San Diego Zoo and its Safari Park plus our abundance of beautiful beaches. Whether its summertime - or any season – these landmarks have been frequented by tourists and locals alike for decades.

     

    San Diego is home to some amazing attractions like the San Diego Zoo and its Safari Park plus our abundance of beautiful beaches. Whether its summertime - or any season – these landmarks have been frequented by tourists and locals alike for decades.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: The Rolling Stones, Cheap Trick & more rocked San Diego in the '70s and '80s

    News 8 Throwback: The Rolling Stones, Cheap Trick & more rocked San Diego in the '70s and '80s

    Thursday, August 2 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-08-02 21:16:34 GMT

    While San Diego still gets some amazing concerts, the heyday for musical extravaganzas seems to have been the '70s and '80s. Back when SDCCU Stadium was known as Jack Murphy Stadium – and before that San Diego Stadium – huge artists like The Rolling Stones, Cheap Trick and Blue Oyster Cult passed through town during the heights of their careers.

     

    While San Diego still gets some amazing concerts, the heyday for musical extravaganzas seems to have been the '70s and '80s. Back when SDCCU Stadium was known as Jack Murphy Stadium – and before that San Diego Stadium – huge artists like The Rolling Stones, Cheap Trick and Blue Oyster Cult passed through town during the heights of their careers.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: From bikinis to board shorts - a look back at San Diegans beating the heat in the 70's and 90's

    News 8 Throwback: From bikinis to board shorts - a look back at San Diegans beating the heat in the 70's and 90's

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-07-26 01:09:41 GMT

    As we try to beat the heat during our current heat wave, we took a look in the News 8 archives and found footage from past San Diego heat waves in 1979 and 1992. 

     

    As we try to beat the heat during our current heat wave, we took a look in the News 8 archives and found footage from past San Diego heat waves in 1979 and 1992. 

     
  • News 8 Throwback: San Diego Comic-Con in the 1970s, '80s & '90s

    News 8 Throwback: San Diego Comic-Con in the 1970s, '80s & '90s

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:17:10 GMT

    Comic-Con madness is in full swing in San Diego and will continue through Sunday. Attendance at this year's convention, which opened Thursday, is expected to top 130,000 people, but in decades past the crowds were a tad bit smaller.

     

    Comic-Con madness is in full swing in San Diego and will continue through Sunday. Attendance at this year's convention, which opened Thursday, is expected to top 130,000 people, but in decades past the crowds were a tad bit smaller.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: San Diego housing prices & open lots for sale in the late 1970s

    News 8 Throwback: San Diego housing prices & open lots for sale in the late 1970s

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:00:23 GMT

    We all know San Diego is an expensive place to live, but paying the "sunshine tax" to make a home in America's Finest City is nothing new. In digging through our News 8 archives we found two interesting past stories related to the cost of housing and land in San Diego County.

     

    We all know San Diego is an expensive place to live, but paying the "sunshine tax" to make a home in America's Finest City is nothing new. In digging through our News 8 archives we found two interesting past stories related to the cost of housing and land in San Diego County.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: A look at San Diego's OTL tournament in the '70s, '80s & '90s

    News 8 Throwback: A look at San Diego's OTL tournament in the '70s, '80s & '90s

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:46:22 GMT

    The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club Over The Line tournament is a longtime San Diego tradition.With the excitement for the tournament ramping up, we visited the News 8 vault and dug out some videos from years past. 

     

    The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club Over The Line tournament is a longtime San Diego tradition.With the excitement for the tournament ramping up, we visited the News 8 vault and dug out some videos from years past. 

     
  • News 8 Throwback: How San Diego celebrated Fourth of July 40 years ago

    News 8 Throwback: How San Diego celebrated Fourth of July 40 years ago

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-03 22:14:46 GMT
    Thursday, July 5 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-07-05 14:48:14 GMT

    As you probably already know, Wednesday is Independence Day and many San Diegans are celebrating with trips to the beach and backyard BBQs. But before we get to the fireworks, we wanted to take a look back at how locals spent Fourth of July in years past.

     

    As you probably already know, Wednesday is Independence Day and many San Diegans are celebrating with trips to the beach and backyard BBQs. But before we get to the fireworks, we wanted to take a look back at how locals spent Fourth of July in years past.

     
  • News 8 Throwback: San Diego gas prices 40 years ago will make you weep

    News 8 Throwback: San Diego gas prices 40 years ago will make you weep

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-07-03 19:31:41 GMT
    Wednesday, July 4 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-07-04 06:12:10 GMT

    A record-breaking number of Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home over the Fourth of July holiday, according to the American Automobile Association. 

     

    A record-breaking number of Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home over the Fourth of July holiday, according to the American Automobile Association. 

     
  • News 8 Throwbacks: Remembering the neon lights on El Cajon Boulevard

    News 8 Throwbacks: Remembering the neon lights on El Cajon Boulevard

    Thursday, June 28 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-06-28 23:50:32 GMT
    Friday, June 29 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-29 05:05:07 GMT

    In May of 1949, News 8 KFMB-TV launched its first broadcast, making us San Diego's oldest television station. As we approach our 70th year of being on air, we have opened up our vault to share our vast library of file film and video with the public. 

     

    In May of 1949, News 8 KFMB-TV launched its first broadcast, making us San Diego's oldest television station. As we approach our 70th year of being on air, we have opened up our vault to share our vast library of file film and video with the public. 

     
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