Letters

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 ...

Readers answer reader's questions

Why they're in TJ

Not True! I’m calling about “Baseball Is Different in Tijuana,” from the April 6 Reader (cover story). There are some really big inaccuracies in this article. For example, it talks about the time the games ...

We got mail

Readers write in

Four Retorts I am responding to the article, “Rumble in Sorrento Valley.” I am the engineer mentioned in the article. Unfortunately, this article contains several important errors that require correcting. First, the owner of the ...

Letters about San Diego, TJ, and the Reader

Conversations continued

Why Are They in TJ? Re: “Gateway between Worlds,” March 23 cover story I recently went to Tijuana to see architecture — a getaway day. I saw something there I haven’t seen before. I saw ...

Pennies from readers

This week's two cents' worth

I Know What City I Live In There’s a News Ticker article written by Dave Rice regarding the treatment that protesters got from Duncan Hunter’s office, especially from deputy chief of staff Mike Harrison. Many ...

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