Enamored with Wall Street

A letter to Don Bauder

Re: “‘Guaranteed Growth Rate.’ Hmm,” City Lights, January 14 Don Bauder, now in his 80s, has had an illustrious career reporting on financial scams over the years. It is unfortunate that after all these years ...

Public banking, Colombus, tiny houses, and ethnic reviews

We Deserve Public Banking As a lifelong San Diego resident, I must address impending financial burdens. The San Diego Reader has reported on the economics of our city, most recently addressing Imperial Beach (Neighborhood News: ...

Letters from A to the back page

The Stadium Is Shot Re: News Ticker, January 21: “An Option: Chargers Stay, Qualcomm Gets Facelift” [Don Bauder] says all Qualcomm needs is to be prettied up. Well, I hate to tell you, but the ...

Trump incites variety of responses

From "I'm not mad or anything" to "I've stopped my delivery of the Reader"

A Map Would Help Re: “Maple Canyon Conundrum,” January 7, City Lights Interesting, but I think a map might have helped. I lived here as a child during the war from 1943 through 1945, going ...

Strong feelings about last week's cover story

"Obama put us in the toilet, and if Hillary’s elected, she’ll pull the handle."

Correction “Not Another Yoga Studio” contains inaccurate information. ECP Commercial has not been the leasing agent of this property for over a year, which is well before the incident that was reported in your paper. ...

Owls, the economy, blastocysts, and a Cupid ad from back in the day

How to Save the Owls Regarding the group in South Park, the Protect 28th Street Canyon Coalition — I suggest they go to the Nature Conservatory. They buy a lot of property that has wildlife ...

Bad decisions and good ideas

Final letters of the year

Nailed It Neal Obermeyer, Mary, Joseph, and the NFL. Reader, you finally got it right. Merry Christmas. Name withheld via voicemail Things Were Different in ’66 Concerning Roam-O-Rama, December 24, that picture there of the ...

Attempt to print something of quality

Half your magazine consists of ads; the other half consists of articles written by neighborhood nitwits

One-Sided and Prejudiced I am an American who is a Roman by blood and a Roman Catholic by religion. Your one-sided and prejudiced statement about Charles Chiniquy does you no credit. In fact, you have ...

"There are too many people like him in San Diego"

...and other thoughts from readers

No Mainstream Media Here Re: “Angel’s No Angel” (December 10 cover story) Finally, you guys are describing a military automatic assault rifle — the ones that the mainstream media keep thinking that the public can ...

Better than all the ads containing boobs/butts

Readers speak their minds

Puzzled Fourteen people were just slaughtered in San Bernardino, and Barbarella writes a fucking column about a puzzle room (Diary of a Diva: “A Room with a Clue,” December 3). Are you kidding me? Michael ...

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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