This video is a must see for anyone interested in San Diego urban planning or architecture. If you practice in development related fields in San Diego, odds are that you have already seen it. If not, it would be nearly malpractice not to see it. Its an hour long, so set aside some time.
Produced in 2008 by the University of California at San Diego, it provides a history of the City, its development, and its planning efforts. It interviews many of the key figures of the last quarter century of planning in the City, including Max Schmidt and Mike Stepner. Click on the image to access the video, or this Link.