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"Bovine scatology is bovine scatology."

We Can Learn a Lot from War Please invite Mr. Tam Hoang back to write about his adventures in education. “I Teach War” (November 19 cover story) is the best piece I’ve read all year! ...

Speaking up

A few letters to the editor

A Beef with the Facts There is an article about Albie’s Beef Inn. My husband is the owner. All of the information is not true. I need some clarification about the details in the article. ...

Talmadge responds

Neighbor Against Neighbor As a 20-plus year resident of Talmadge, I read “Two Talmadges” (November 5 cover story) thoroughly, and with great interest. The ultimate resolution of traffic issues in the community lies within the ...

How you feel about us

A fresh batch of letters to the editor

Rather’s Standards Scott Marks makes three mistakes in the same sentence while reviewing the film Truth. He says that Rather was forced to step down from the anchor chair “over allegations that a story he ...

Thoughts on the late Bill Kolender

That’s Pretty Sorry I read your obituary on Bill Kolender. All you could do was dig up dirt on the poor guy, huh? Matt Potter, that’s pretty sorry. I’ve lived here for 51 years, and ...

Letters on sidewalks, Trader Joe's, solar power and Yelp

Discover Girls I just read Dryw Keltz’s story in the October 15 issue about something called belegarth. I grew up during World War II, and I was of draft age during the Korean War, and ...

Playing with the stars

Reader readers share their own Yelp experiences

Perfection Expected Re: "Yelp Giveth, and Yelp Taketh Away," October 8 cover story I’ll keep this short because I’m sure there will be a lot of people who feel the same way. I’ve been a ...

On languages, bike paths, and horse feathers

For a Good Time, Read Re: News Ticker, October 1, “San Diego Sheriff’s Costly Overtime Overpay” Of course that’s what we do! We swap shifts all the time. Better yet, instead of swapping days, you ...

Letters from casual riders to bike commuters

Open and Serving Beer It has come to our attention that a San Diego Beer News item about the Brew Project caused some hasty readers to conclude that 57 Degrees — the Mission Hills wine ...

Who you callin' Kevin?

Distinction among Kevins I’m looking at the cover of your September 17 issue. Hey — this ain’t cool, man. My name’s Kevin. You should have put the knucklehead’s picture on there so that people I’m ...

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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