Letters on the dump, porn, and Spanglish

"What the heck is wrong with you guys?"

Like an Outhouse Knocked Over in 100-Degree Sun I’ve lived in this house for 38 years and I know the differences in the smell of the dump. This has happened probably within the last year ...

Macabre content

"Thank you for this bit of joy in my stressful life."

They Don’t Speak Spanish at All I would like to comment on this week’s article regarding people speaking Spanglish in the Tijuana area. I used to live in Mexico, and a lot of Americans on ...

Puzzling letters

Not There :( I really miss the Sudoku contest where you had a chance to win a t-shirt or a hat. I keep hoping it’s going to come back, but every time I open the ...

Santa isn't the only one with a full mailbag

No holiday cheer in this week's letters to the editor

The Work Will Never Be Done Re: “San Diego Climate Cleanup Report Card Is In,” News Ticker, December 15 The report says there’s a lot more work to be done, but I’m curious when the ...

Hamburgers, mayors, and historians

No letters about Trump this week!

What Did They Do to the Meat? I read with interest your comments about the Habit, the hamburger restaurant. I agree with the author 100 percent about the meat — the hamburger patty has not ...

More on Trump ...

...and the people who love and hate him

Just Don’t Print ’em Okay, friends, it’s getting plain ugly. You’re printing letters from hate-trolls. Trump did not legitimize use of words like “jigaboo.” You just should not print letters from “name withheld.” That’s usually ...

All Trump, all the time

Letters about our cover story on the new President-elect (and a few others)

Commie Propaganda The Trump Thanksgiving article is communist propaganda. I will never pick up a copy of The Communist Reader again and will tell everyone to do the same. The editor and employees of this ...

Editor's mailbox

This week's letters

Not There This Week On page two you usually have a comic (Obermeyer). I don’t see it this week (November 10). I was just curious what happened, if whoever writes it doesn’t do it anymore ...

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Content that incited letters to the editor

Consider the Dark Side Regarding Don Bauder’s article on Joan and Ray Kroc — Another good synopsis by Don Bauder, considering the massive slaughter and consumption of creatures enabled by McDonald’s, it is truly a ...

Pre-election letters

Last call for input before Election Day

Mt. Rushmore Types I was so very sorry to learn about the passing of John Brizzolara. Brizz was a fine writer and a helluva character. I greatly admired his writing style and unique view of ...

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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