Promoting free speech

Necessary for Life Itself Re: “The Big Dry,” (August 21 cover story) I never understood why people have green lawns. It is work to maintain a green lawn. If you’re like Maynard G. Crebbs (and ...

Letters from our readers

Don’s Flashlight Thanks for Don Bauder’s article on the lack of corporate do-goodism (City Lights: “Do Well, Do Good”). As a 20-year Wall Streeter, it turned me into a socialist. Like Einstein said, “Capitalism is ...

Chatter Box

Visually Fulfilling Thank you for printing Elizabeth Salaam’s article entitled “Babes in Boyland!” It is encouraging to read about organizations teaching young women about building. I enjoyed the author’s sense of humor throughout the article, ...

In response to last week's cover story about Dr. Joseph Abramowitz

Ready to Believe Re: July 31 cover story: “What If I Cured Alzheimer’s and Nobody Cared?” Fascinating article! Thank you for running it. I have known doctors resembling Dr. Abramowitz. I have been impressed by ...

Name Withheld

ADA Abuse Dave Good’s article (“San Diego Among Worst Postal Dog Bite Cities,” City Lights, July 24) may lead the Reader to look into the pit bull service dog connection. In Los Angeles a psychologist ...

Neither factual, nor funny, nor ironic

Way to Go, Lemon Grove Re: News Ticker: “Operation Lemon Drop: Success” Lemon Drop a success? Really? The “swarm” of officers arrested .016 percent and cited .0357 percent of the 3,330 hundred riders they contacted, ...

Taking Sides

It’s in the Omission In publishing a controversial report by the Center for Investigative Reporting (News Ticker: “SD's For-Profit Colleges Devour GI Bill Bucks”), you have advanced a misleading impression based on a critical lack ...

Response and reply

Quest for Justice I’m a long-time fan of Joe Deegan and was impressed by the cover story last week (“Murphy Canyon Mystery,” July 3). I had a similar thing happen to me involving the Escondido ...

Small print and cheap shots

Cheap Shot I realize that Neal Obermeyer has great latitude with editorial content, but I think his June 26 installment was a cheap shot. The SDPD has had its problems with rogue officers over the ...

A voice mail to the editor

Excuse me for laughing in the Reader’s face, but the dumb article by David Batterson (Neighborhood News: “Shadow Mountain Church Sets Up in Hillcrest”) makes me laugh. Otherwise, I’d cry. Mr. David Jeremiah did indeed ...

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.

Join our
newsletter list

Enter to win $25 at Broken Yolk Cafe

Each newsletter subscription
means another chance to win!