Good answers to a difficult questions

Will Grizzly's past bite his future? Where do you go when you die?

A Low Hack There are certain fields, including the clergy, medicine, and teaching, that are not just occupations. They are marked by a sacred calling. Your cover story by Joe Deegan, who teaches a course ...


Letters to the editor received in the last week

Good Advice in Australia or India, but not Clairemont Neighborhood News contained a cautionary tale about rattlesnakes in Clairemont that reminded me of when Chicken Little thought the sky was falling. Four rattlesnakes were seen ...

A couple of thoughts

Aptly Named Concerning the interview in the Sheep and Goats column about La Jolla Fellowship. I am sure that most readers of this publication who are intelligent enough to understand that to have made a ...

The dialogue continues

Causing a Commotion I have some concerns about the cover article that was published this week (August 6), “Doula Dilemma at Mary Birch.” It’s about Sharp Mary Birch’s doula program, which I am a part ...

A closer look at the Reader

Correction Subsequent to the publication of July 30’s City Lights article, “Two Views of a Housing Project,” a demographer for the San Diego Unified School District has stated that although Casa Mira View residents had ...

Readers' thoughts on the Reader

Babies Having Babies Your cover story of a child who, at age 16, delivered a baby (“Child No More,” July 23) portrays her as a heroine. Your heroine is a fortunate exception. This piece is ...

Disappointed with the Reader as a whole

Overtly Belittling Walter Mencken’s July 17, 2015 article regarding Del Mar’s opening day is sexist and degrading to women, with no purpose but to objectify and criticize those featured in the photograph. While the objectification ...

Editor's letters

Reducing Contagion On behalf of the San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council, we are writing in response to your June 18 article, “Coronado Bridge to Eternity” (City Lights). We encourage you to review and use ...

Carefully crafted comments

Luthier Laud I am happy to see my old friend Sam Radding on the cover (“Guitars, Banjos, and the American Dream”). He’s a one-of-kind guy, an important figure in San Diego’s musical history, and he ...

Thanks and admonishments

Three Comments Re: “Nico Tried to Get Out,” June 25 cover story. First comment: It should be one vertebra. Vertbrae is the plural. It should be: “Doctors informed Nico that one bullet bounced off his ...

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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