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Brae Canlen

Brae Canlen
Brae Canlen came to the Reader after working as a newspaper reporter for the Rancho Santa Fe Review and the San Dieguito Citizen. At the Reader, she wrote news and feature stories through the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Articles by Brae Canlen

Best Reader stories from 1991

Satan chasers San Diego has many experts in the field of Satanism who say the county is a hotbed of Satanic activity. The hidden canyons of the back country, Ramona, Santee, Escondido, even Oceanside, are ...

December 28, 2019
Brae Canlen and the Reader

Brae Canlen came to the Reader after working as a newspaper reporter for the Rancho Santa Fe Review and the San Dieguito Citizen. At the Reader, she wrote news and feature stories through the late ...

April 20, 2019
San Diego characters you should have known

Bad blood in Barrio Logan Ducheny is most unpopular with those who run the government-funded agencies, people such as Rachel Ortiz, who directs the Barrio Station youth program; Jess Haro, chairman of the Chicano Federation; ...

July 21, 2018
What really goes on inside San Diego public schools?

Most public high school instructors in the San Diego Unified School District teach five classes a day, and each class averages about 30 students. Count up all the heads, and the typical teacher deals with ...

January 17, 1991
San Diego's Elvis impersonators

He liked his peanut butter and banana sandwiches grilled in butter. He wouldn't sunbathe without an electric fan blowing directly on his body. He saw the faces of Stalin and Jesus in cloud formations. These ...

October 25, 1990
Where did Chula Vista's sea turtles come from?

At the bottom of San Diego Bay, in the shadow of a huge SDG&E power station in Chula Vista, lives a colony of endangered sea turtles. They have been present, more or less, since the ...

June 7, 1990
San Diego extraterrestrial sightings heat up

Allan Reta remembers October 14 as a night that was neither warm nor cool. He was standing in the front yard of his San Marcos home, holding his baby daughter in his arms. They had ...

February 8, 1990
Chula Vista's Tulie Trejo knows baking contests

I AM SITTING AT TULIE TREJO’S kitchen table, watching her make gingerbread men and thinking about a story I read in the newspaper this morning. It was about a woman who allowed her boyfriend to ...

December 23, 1987
Bullets escape San Diego Indoor Range

Perhaps we're overreacting, but the idea of bullets flying through the wall of the San Diego Indoor Range earlier this month disturbed us. After all, someone could have gotten hurt. As it was, only a ...

October 1, 1987
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