Shane Finneran

Born and raised in San Diego, Shane Finneran reports on a range of topics, including politics, activism, social justice, economics, music and sports. He particularly enjoys covering neighborhood news. If you have any story ideas, contact Shane today!

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Latest Articles

Van Fire in Hillcrest

A commercial van was destroyed by fire at about 11 a.m. on Friday, August 17, near the intersection of Park Boulevard and Robinson Avenue in Hillcrest. The fire generated a plume of black smoke and ...

Mysterious Bird Deaths Near Ocean Beach

Shawn Steele, a birding enthusiast who lives near Robb Field, was driving across the Sunset Cliffs Bridge on the afternoon of December 7 when he saw an osprey carcass in the road. “It did not ...

High-Speed Chase Ends in North Park

A loud police chase ended in a quiet residential pocket of North Park on August 9. The target of the manhunt was apprehended just west of the 3100 block of 32nd Street. Area resident Brian ...

Grocery Workers Geared to Strike

On July 15, more than 200 people rallied in a Vons parking lot in Serra Mesa in support of grocery workers. The local chapter of the United Food & Commercial Workers and the San Diego ...

Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher’s Speech Interrupted

Protesters interrupted a discussion on education hosted by state assemblyman Nathan Fletcher outside his Miramar office on May 13. Fletcher, a Republican, started the event by saying he hoped for “a calm conversation” about the ...

Winds Take Down Three Eucalyptus in Balboa Park

A eucalyptus tree measuring at least 30 feet tall fell over at the Balboa Park Horseshoe Club on Wednesday, February 2. The tree’s roots were uprooted amid gusty Santa Ana winds. Nobody was hurt, but ...

San Diego Emergency Response Takes 7 Minutes

A customer waiting in line at the Rite Aid store on Sunset Cliffs Boulevard fell backward onto the ground and lost consciousness on the afternoon of December 30. According to a witness, after someone called ...

Diana Gonzalez Murder Case Prompts March on San Diego D.A.’s Office

People upset with the handling of the Diana Gonzalez case plan to march silently from City College to the San Diego district attorney’s office on Thursday, December 9. Gonzalez was murdered at City College on ...

North Park Resident Begins Work on Christmas Lights

"Let me show you something,” said Jeff Matthias proudly from the Christmas-light-draped front yard of his home on 28th Street in North Park on November 9. “You're just going to freak out." Matthias, a serious ...