Letters and notes to the editor

Readers write in

To the [Dog] Rescue My husband and I have been involved in rescuing Baja dogs for years. We noticed your section, “Play with Baja Rescue Pets,” in the “Fun Things to Do” issue of the ...

Hidden messages in the Reader?

"The taco issue is a brush on Trump’s taco tweet."

The Reader Is Wrecking Everything The San Diego Reader is ruining politics and sports, and is causing a lot of violence in San Marcos. You had a cover called “Trump Is a Farce, Bernie Is ...

Reading, then writing

Engaged readers!

Is Tree Removal the Answer? I read with interest the article about eucalyptus tree accidents. It’s awful that people have been killed by trees (and any other cause). Selective, limited tree pruning should be performed ...

Lose the doofus Marine haircuts and the Smith Brothers Cough Drop beards

A hodgepodge of letters

Touched I was in a hurry and wasn’t going to pick up the last Reader at my local Circle K. As I started to pull away, I changed my mind. For some reason, I (out ...

That not-in-my-backyard-mentality

Countywide feedback about Francis Parker

Violence Against Animals This is a horrible image that you put on the cover of the May 19 issue, a picture of a shark that was slaughtered to death. The people in the picture are ...

Dear Mr. Smiechowski

In response to last week's letter...

San Diego’s Most Expensive Property The historic Melrose Ranch property on the market for $28 million (has an Escondido mailing address but is actually in Valley Center. In the 1930s, this was the single most ...

At issue with the issues

Reader feedback

The Reader’s Anti-Chargers Agenda Recently you published a cartoon alluding to the Chargers having never cared about Junior Seau (Obermeyer, May 5). And now they build support for their new stadium using his memory. As ...

Life in a tourist town

Readers reflect

How Am I a Tourist? Re: City Lights, April 28: “Convention Centers Lose Bundles of Money” I’d like somebody to look into the legality of this hotel tax. It sounds like George Bush’s trickle-down economics, ...

Still waiting on that call from Selena Gomez

Correction Subsequent to publication, Eric Petosky, public information officer for the California Gambling Control Commission, provided a correction to an April 21 Neighborhood News story (“Palomar Card Club License Permanently Revoked”): “Both the cardroom and ...

Avocados, Ron Roberts, and religion spur letters

Importing What We Wouldn’t Grow Related to Don Bauder’s article in the April 14 Reader, (City Lights: “Avocado Prices Plunging”), it makes me wonder if the chemicals that we decided we don’t want to use ...

Cosplay Curious

Chatter Box edition

Voicemails received at the Letters to the Editor extension. To leave your own audio letter, call 619-235-3000, x460.


Voice mail to the editor concerning Shadow Mountain Church in Hillcrest.


Audio version of letter to the editor, "Oxymoronic," by Saul Harmon Gritz

In Response

Jackass Journalism

Letter to the editor voicemails received at the San Diego Reader.

Letters to the Editor premiere audio episode!

Voicemails received between March 26 and April 1, 2014. To leave your own voicemail about the Reader, call 619-235-3000, x460.

COPS Training video

This video explains the Snapshot Protocol, a procedure which can be deployed in any CA county and in many states. This seminar was conducted in San Diego on Oct 12, 2014 in preparation for the November 2014 election cycle.

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