The need to respond

This week's batch of letters to the editor

Just the Right Edge Your Walter Mencken article (“Breaking Up Is Hard to Do”) had clarity and just the right edge of bitterness in the aftermath of the Chargers’ departure. May they continue to choke ...

Tell us how you really feel

Short letters, big impact

As Long as You’re Taking an Interest... This he said/he said article about C3 Church is fine as far as it goes. The trouble is that it doesn’t go very far. We’re given a father ...

On the other end of the line

Voicemails to the editor

Never in the News Regarding the January 26 cover article, “The Government Made Me a Sex Offender” — I don’t know how the CBP officers can call anybody a sex offender. [Names omitted] — all ...

Inbox of feedback

This week's batch of letters to the editor

Alleged Sex Offender Elicits Laughter Your cover story about the alleged sex offender was funny. The guy didn’t really try to prove his innocence at all! After four embarrassing accusations, he resorted to Google. LOL! ...

Our First Amendment rights

Letters on the Chargers, SDG&E, Tavara Ridge, and Mexico's gas protests

Lights Out Re: News Ticker, January 19: “Spanos’s Sweetheart Chargers Park Deal” Good riddance to the Chargers and to Spanos. The NFL and Spanos do not pay taxes on any profit they make. Yet, he ...

Kensington controversy

Readers chime in on last week's cover story

Outstanding Example of San Diego The January 12 article, “Kensington: The Only Real Neighborhood in San Diego” is an outstanding example — dynamic, well-researched, as well as effective writing style — of San Diego. It’s ...

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 ...

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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