Ian Anderson 3 p.m., April 23
Eye on our philanthropic giants
San Diego’s richest person is someone I’ve never heard of: Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer. The Rancho Santa Fe resident owns a 7 percent stake in the family business, Cargill, a purveyor of grain and agricultural commodities ...
Costs, culture clashes, and the presidential threat.
On an airplane over the Atlantic Ocean, Talal Shaheen, his wife and three sons, who are Syrian refugees, looked forward to a new life in Florida. Shaheen says that American government officials had told him ...
“We know baseball games are too long, so we are there to help make the game more fun.”
Every pitch is a party at a Toros de Tijuana baseball game. At least that’s the atmosphere the team is trying to create. The Toros compete in Liga Mexicana de Beisbol, an international AAA affiliate ...
Amazon’s got everything, but some illusions must be kept alive.
The border doesn’t have to move that slow.
“It’s like a multicultural limbo,” said Ken Terry, a daily border crosser. “In Mexico, I’m the gringo. In America, I’m the white Mexican. I’m stuck in the middle and seem to be a foreigner in ...
Where it’s at: daytime discotheques, peace and quiet, etc
Make no mistake about it, San Diego is home to its share of top talents in pop, rock, jazz, and blues. The Reader’s music crew cast its net to find out why these music makers ...
Nobody kicks sand on Biotech Beach
“I have to kill all of my cells.” In the weeks leading up to Christmas break, Dr. Christie Eissler talks about shutting down her experiments at the Zhou Lab in the Ludwig Institute for Cancer ...
The trails don’t end in Bonita.
Our little hills forever near Tell us your secret rare, Through progress of change you never care? Though they plow up your cover of greens and browns, Disturbing your colorful restful mounds? We humans would ...
San Ysidro - where it's cheaper for kids to live in a motel
Veronica Medina sits in an office overflowing with blankets, shoes, and donated school supplies. A native of San Ysidro, she has a perennial smile and wears pink lipstick that accents her jolly laugh. She doesn’t ...
At least the Charger Girls aren’t heading north also.
Alternative Facts [The scene: the basement of Our Lady of Sorrows church, Mission Valley. A circle of chairs. A despondent array of suffering souls.] Walter Mencken: Hello, everybody. Please sit down. Welcome to Walter Mencken’s ...
Before turning 16, Sherry Sotelo won the right to adulthood in juvenile court.
Join two Reader special operatives as they taste their way through the Craft Cocktails 2015 special issue.
Sam shares the process of creating his Go Guitar and the story of how the guitar and business came to be.
Sam Radding talks zebrawood for his guitars.
“The Desert at Night” is the Natural History Museum’s attempt to engage Spanish and English speakers at the same time.
The Pinnacle building, under construction, rises over the sidewalk tent community in San Diego's East Village neighborhood.
Inside the storage depot in San Diego's East Village neighborhood where homeless people are able to safely store their belongings.
Joel Rocco of Undisputed gym shares his loft living space and view into the gym, and then discusses his experience of living near a large population of homeless people.