Resurrecting Vintage Hollywood at the Racetrack

Resurrecting Vintage Hollywood at the Racetrack

Jonathan Murrietta, Contributing Writer
November 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blog, Daily 49er TV, Diversions, Fanatic

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in San Diego, Calif. opened its gates in the fall for the first time in its history last Friday. The racetrack that used to exclusively operate in the summer hosted its inaugural Bing Crosby Season to fill a void left by the closing of another historic Southern California... Read more »

XTend Barre: The fusion workout for a torturous journey to your beach-ready bod

XTend Barre: The fusion workout for a torturous journey to your beach-ready bod

Danielle Carson and Brooke Becher , Staff Writers
October 12, 2014
Filed under Blog

In light of the new Seal Beach studio opening, Xtend Barre invited three of the women from the 49er to try out a class.   The studio is brand new and smells like the cleanest of swimming pools; we were welcomed by a cluster of extremely fit, excited people.   These... Read more »

They call me “Gringa Yucateca”

They call me “Gringa Yucateca”

Danielle Carson , Design Director
September 24, 2014
Filed under Blog

First it was the heat. I knew there were some adjustments to be made. I was packed like I was very poorly packed for a backpacking trip, one pack with my computer, lenses and other survival gear that I wouldn’t end up needing, another with too much clothing. I shuffled laboriously through the... Read more »

How to snack smart

How to snack smart

Meghin Hewitt and Rachel Keeney, Staff Writers
September 18, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Showcase

It’s Monday, you’re running late for class so you decide to grab a quick bite at the school convenience store. Then comes Tuesday and you end up doing the same. But then the trip turns into a frequent venture. What are these frequent trips costing you? At the campus convenience store, the price... Read more »

Living the simple life in Ireland

Living the simple life in Ireland

Emily Rasmussen , Contributing Writer
September 11, 2014
Filed under Blog, Travel

Guinness, potatoes, pots of gold, and sheep. These are some images conjured up when one thinks of Ireland, but there is so much more to the green country. Imagine emerald green hills, as far as the eye can see; the sound of guitars strumming up and down every street; past collides with present when... Read more »

6 reasons why China is a crappy place to travel

6 reasons why China is a crappy place to travel

Hunter Paul, Opinions Editor
September 7, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Showcase

When my boss offered to house me at his partner law firm in Shanghai, China this summer, I jumped at the opportunity. I visualized all of the exotic sights, foods and unique experiences that would be coming my way. Although I thought I was prepared for the inevitable culture shock, in fact,... Read more »

Winners and losers of the summer movie season

Winners and losers of the summer movie season

Michael Ares, Online Editor
September 3, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blog, Diversions

The 2014 summer movie season has become one of the best seasons in recent movie history. Moviegoers were given visual treats, as well as massive stinkers. This comes with any movie season. So who are the winners and losers for the summer? Winners ... Read more »

Designing for Wildlife: A Case Study in Costa Rica

Designing for Wildlife: A Case Study in Costa Rica

Haley Pearson, Contributing Writer
September 2, 2014
Filed under Blog, Travel

In July 2014, I landed back in Costa Rica for the second year in a row. The air was just as humid and the people were just as welcoming as before. The only difference this time was that I wasn’t coming to vacation -I was flying down to make a big stride for wildlife conservation. Once I arrived,... Read more »