Dave Rice 8:30 a.m., April 28
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.
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.”
She’s strapped for cash and misses Mr. Moneybags.
"They never look at the bottom of my cart. But if they do, I'll just say, 'Oh my gosh. Sorry. Totally forgot."
Sarah Stieber paints in what she calls “Electric Realism,” a style that projects the “amplification of real life,” and uses bright, vivid colors that suggest “wishful seeing.” Stieber created “Fierce” in 2014, originally intending the ...
Picture this: you spend the evening climbing in and out of cars where you experience a series of five-to-ten-minute plays that take place inside the cars (The Car Plays, La Jolla Playhouse, 2013–2014). Or you ...
Success, failure, and hope on the Great Sea of Apps
In April 2013, Ryan Grainger and Bobby Sullivan found themselves faced with a particular First World problem at Coachella. The then-20- and 19-year-old University of San Diego students could not see all 190 performances. Although ...
Sensei Dan Thoene’s got a black bracelet in arithmetic.
“A kid raised his hand in the back and said, ‘How long does it take to become a black belt?’”
If a Second Chance solicitor arrives at your door, they are an impostor.