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 ...

Letters on Polacks, Italians, politicians, and, of course, pit bulls

Ask Any Polack I just have a comment on your cover story, “Keep Out” (June 18). I think Mr. Bob Kuczewski’s a little bit of a nut, but he does have a point. It’s a ...

Part of the problem

Dangerous and Illegal Please do a bit more editorial review of your stringers. Siobhan Braun’s article re Adobe Falls as a destination begs danger and illegality. Just last week, there was a helicopter evacuation in ...

Down to the letter

What the Hell is IPA? You have a story by Dominic Carrillo in your June 4 issue, “Craft Beer’s Eastern Front,” where he talks about visiting some bars in Warsaw and Sofia. The thing is, ...

Small print, trash talk, and a letter from the president of the Humane Society

Can’t Read It I’ve been reading you guys since 1975, and the print keeps getting smaller, and smaller, and smaller. My eyes haven’t gotten any younger. Now, I not only have to use my reading ...

Letters from near and far

OTNC Turf War I’m calling about “Tacos Around Town” (May 14 cover story). Once again, Ed Bedford has gotten everything wrong. The Grill House at Big Ben’s — yes, Big Ben’s has been here for ...

Questions and suggestions

Basic Questions While the article “NightmAirbnb” does a good job painting a poor-me narrative of retired school teacher Rachel Smith being picked on by the big bad government, it lacks real transparency. Rachel listed her ...

Cosplay Curious

Chatter Box edition

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Voice mail to the editor concerning Shadow Mountain Church in Hillcrest.


Audio version of letter to the editor, "Oxymoronic," by Saul Harmon Gritz

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Letter to the editor voicemails received at the San Diego Reader.

Letters to the Editor premiere audio episode!

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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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