The San Diego Free Press was started in June 2012, in association with the OB Rag, to bring San Diego news and commentary from a distinctively progressive and grassroots perspective to the greater San Diego and outlying areas. Our mission is to provide a forum for those views, just as we’ve done at the OB Rag, but on a larger scale.
The Wikipedia entry for the original San Diego Free Press:
The San Diego Free Press was an underground newspaper founded by philosophy students of Herbert Marcuse at the University of California, San Diego in November 1968, and published under that title biweekly until December 1969, when it became the weekly Street Journal starting with its 29th issue. The paper’s contents were a mix of radical politics, alternative lifestyles, and the counterculture, reflecting in part Marcuse’s Frankfurt School Marxist/Freudian ideas of cultural transformation.
The modern-day San Diego Free Press is governed by an editorial board consisting of Brent Beltrán, Anna Daniels, Frank Gormlie, Patty Jones, Rich Kačmar, Annie Lane and Doug Porter. We do this because we believe. [Read more…]