Liz Swain 4:24 p.m., May 24
Vons has a proud cutter in Angie Elsbury
Interview with Angie Elsbury, a butcher at Vons supermarkets who reshaped her life after being addicted to heroin and going to jail.
Before books travel across town to take their places on the new shelves, they will undergo a technology upgrade and take a fantastic journey through tubular space.
Linda Nevin was an editor and writer for the Reader for over 30 years. She wrote — as Matthew Alice — the Straight from the Hip column for over 20 years, until mid-2012. The following ...
True tale of a journalist on the trail of a former young sci-fi writer who became a grizzled street person.
Greenhorns mess with Square Head
Rodeo people christen bulls with colorful names. Country singer Tom Russell sang about East Texas Red. Chris LeDoux tells about Dust Devil Rage — there was a man killed by that bull in Jasper, Texas. ...
Selling East African cuisine isn’t easy
Hasno Ali, 46-year-old owner of East African Cuisine, has to struggle to make money at San Diego’s farmers’ markets.
Sun Beauty crew members were saved after using an asparagus can to signal they needed rescuing.
Tuna for days
Every sport or occupation has a dream scenario: score the winning goal; close the impossible sale. For old-time tuna “bait boats,” it was the Big Catch, a mammoth haul with bamboo poles and lines. In ...
The tuna spotters sought jumpers, foamers, and boilers on the water’s surface, an indication of schools below and potential future profits.
Navy salts are clock-punchers compared to the tuna men.
Fight for your life, become a better person
Harrowing life-reckoning times while reluctantly fighting death.
The year's most popular reads
1) Take a Hikey, Mikey — Namesake radio-show host Mikey Esparza fired amidst flurry of speculation as to why. 2) Don't Embarrass the Hells Angels — No, they don’t use an apostrophe in the name, ...