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What did he discover? How did he die? Who named Balboa Park?

No, Balboa was never in San Diego

Why does Balboa Park carry his name? Re: “Balboa statue – no way,” News Ticker. What is really sad is that this reporter Dorian Hargrove would not contact me and get my side of the ...

More on the casino in Jamul

A reader has to contain her disgust

Re: “The casino’s been built — Jamul is still fighting it,” cover story. As I was reading the article about the Jamul Indian Village, I had to contain my disgust at the statement that Erica ...

A reader talks about his friend, a Jamul Indian

“The Kumeyaay Nation and the Jamul Band were here long before San Diego was discovered.”

Native Americans have a history of service Re: “The casino’s been built — Jamul is still fighting it,” cover story. I just read the article regarding the Jamul casino and wanted to weigh in here ...

A reader has a couple of corrections

And another has a bit to say about Don Bauder

No such thing as Le Croix Kindly explain to Mr. Thomas Larson that there is no such expression as “the youngest of two” [“In my heart I hate it,” cover story]. Youngest implies three or ...

A letter on the National City government and Mayor Morrison

And another about the Hepatitis A outbreak

The reality is simply this Re: “National City Power Grab?”, News Ticker Interesting article on Mayor Morrison. The reality is simply this: the detractors have little to concern themselves with as Morrison holds little power ...

A reader comments on radioactive waste disposal from San Onofre

Another says the tax law is “reverse Robin Hood”

Step up Re: “Voice of Reason Be Damned,” News Ticker. Radioactive uranium and plutonium waste disposal from San Onofre is a serious issue. Don Bauder’s note about Orange County city council member Pam Patterson being ...

Fidel Castro and Che Guevara are not heroes

“They are using my culture to present their dumb ideology of Aztlán”

Chicanos go into Mexico and violate Mexican laws Re: “Who does Chicano Park belong to?” Neighborhood News. An embarrassment of Chicano park and the Anti-American sentiment: I feel sad for Chicanos and immigrants who participate ...

Letters on The San Diego Symphony, Star Wars , and Frank’s Philly Cheese Steak

Readers have their say

Lizst the rock star Re: “San Diego Symphony, good but not sublime” First, keep publishing Garrett Harris’s column on classical music. Second, his December 5 column on Chopin stated that “according to the symphony program ...

Letters about letters

Chicano Park still flashpoint

Bridge over troubled lingo In talking about the silver-haired man he should have spoken of his “constitutional,” not his “constitution” (although I imagined it benefitted from the outing). Dale Rodebaugh Kensington The United States grabbed ...

A reader invites the Reader to Scripps Ranch

Plus some info for the nerdy hiker

Scripps Ranch was a real ranch Re: “Once upon a time: Scripps Ranch,” cover story. Your article is a collection of sarcastic comments that only slash and burn. God forbid you write something positive that ...

Chicano Park is not welcoming

A reader thinks the murals are hostile and divisive

Hostile and divisive Re: “Five white men walk into Chicano Park,” Neighborhood News. I am a mixed-race single mother who was going to bring my 11-year-old daughter to Roger’s picnic/walking tour of the murals. I’ve ...

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