Jeff Smith 8 p.m., Aug. 30
Elizabeth Salaam grew up in the suburban foothills of Boise, Idaho and subsequently followed a winding path to Olympia, Washington; Brooklyn, New York; and Gotsu (a tiny coastal town in Japan), before landing in San Diego in 2007. She published her first cover story for the Reader in January 2010. As of November 2014, she has published 45 cover stories, 17 profiles featuring random locals, and a few handfuls of City Lights stories. From 2010 to summer 2014, she also published a biweekly Q&A for Reader Jobs.
Her website is elizabethsalaam.com.
Sunshine tax refund
Julian Duval is about to rock my world. The 68-year-old president of the San Diego Botanic Garden drives me around the garden in a golf cart talking my ear off and making me laugh with ...
Baby-friendly isn’t necessarily mama-friendly
“I tried to figure out if I should suck it up and push through, because I really wanted to try and help these women.”
Property owner contests readings from digital water meter
On February 14, 2015, the City of San Diego installed a new digital water meter at a University Avenue property belonging to Edwin Widjojo. The installation took place in the middle of a bill period, ...
Sadness among botanic garden staff over loss of historic tree
On Tuesday, June 30, the last of a 100-foot-tall Torrey pine was cut down at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas. It took six workers 35 hours to remove the tree, one of four ...
“The Desert at Night” is the Natural History Museum’s attempt to engage Spanish and English speakers at the same time.
So scared to meet you.
Half of them have holes in their mouths where their teeth used to be, and the other half have sets of some-large-some-small teeth.
When I’m an old lady, this is the story I will tell about my mother.
When I am an old woman who repeats the same stories over and over again, the one I will tell of my mother will not be about the bread she baked some Saturday mornings, or ...
Pharmacy robberies on the rise
The downside of happy-pill nation.
Keith Berkley, fisherman, construction guy, and big brother.
“This is it. My bones are here. San Diego is the best place on Earth.”