Letters

Hipsters, thru-hikers, bonobos, thugs, and a former slave

This week's letters cover the gamut

You Cannot Do It This Year Hello, there! I just finished reading your article, “Trail Angels” (June 15 cover story_ on the PCT. By the end of March this year, I started thru-hiking the PCT ...

Feedbackers

A mixed bag of letters

Lack of Interest? Really? I enjoyed the well-researched article “Bonkers for Bonobos” in the June 8 issue. The author provided a great deal of valuable information (and history) about these affectionate and intelligent great apes. ...

Who Plays Who outrage

Friends of Jess Robles come to his defense

Murder Is Not a Joke Our friend was tragically murdered. Do you think this is funny to us? A joke? Do you think that Jess Robles or his friends and family find your “Who Plays ...

Everyone's got an opinion on the Reader

From "I really like everything in the Reader" to "Honestly, your publication is about as low as a National Enquirer rag."

14 Games Back I couldn’t help laughing when I read that FM-94/9 took a ratings hit when they started broadcasting the Padres games this season (Blurt: “Sportscasting Now the ‘Real’ Alternative Radio?”). They are 14 ...

A correction, a clarification, comments on the homeless, and tributes to Jason Hanna and Susan Luzarro

Mixed mailbag

Correction Last week's installment of Golden Dreams identified volunteers working at The Vault medical marijuana dispensary as employees, which they are not. We regret the error. — Editor Typoglycemia This is an honest-to-god question from ...

Happy hour and Tacotopia memories, wondering how that massage worked out

The rest of the story

Five Pitchers of Beer When I started reading, “Set My Drinkers Free” and I read the part, “Line ’em up, says Mitch”, it made me think of the days when I lived in Ocean Beach ...

The crossword, that shooting, and a disappointed aspiring writer

A broad range of letter topics

You Make It That Much Harder I am writing because I was extremely disappointed to read the article about Francisco Sousa — the accused SDSU student who recently settled with the university for $10,000 — ...

Read something, say something

This week's batch of letters to the editor

No Pier to Surf While George Freeth may have coached Duke Kahanamoku while in San Diego in 1916, it is very doubtful “Kahanamouku surfed the O.B. Pier,” according to John Elwell. There was no pier ...

How to give your money away

... and other tips from readers

The Kids Won’t Object I read with great interest Tom Larson’s article about San Diego’s wealthiest residents and biggest charitable donations). It was an informative and well-researched piece which revealed an uncomfortable truth: People at ...

Creeping Malaise in Kensington

It began with the infrastructure.

Re: “Kensington: The Only Real Neighborhood in San Diego,” January 12 cover story As a fairly recent new homeowner in Kensington, I found it sad to see the shine slowly peeling off this historic and ...

Cosplay Curious

Chatter Box edition

Voicemails received at the Letters to the Editor extension. To leave your own audio letter, call 619-235-3000, x460.

Divine

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

Oxymoronic

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

In Response

Jackass Journalism

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

Letters to the Editor premiere audio episode!

Voicemails received between March 26 and April 1, 2014. To leave your own voicemail about the Reader, call 619-235-3000, x460.

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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