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Caitlin Rother

A former reporter for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Rother has written two features for the Reader. Rother co-authored a memoir of Scott Bolzan, a former NFL player, titled My Life, Deleted (2011). In July 2012, Rother wrote the book Lost Girls about convicted killer and sexual predator John Albert Gardner.

Articles by Caitlin Rother

De Anza Cove terrorized, La Jolla Cove cesspool, doomed life in Eastlake, South vs North Park, displaced persons in City Heights

The Ugly Trailer Park Across the Water Beauty and the blight on Mission Bay. Cityzella terrorizes humble trailer folk at De Anza Cove. By Ollie, Sept. 14, 2011 | Read full article What am I ...

September 28, 2020
La Jolla – a shoreline and a mountain

What Windansea surfers said about Tom Wolfe Eight summers have drifted by since Tom Wolfe (author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test) traveled to California to write a series on “The New Life Out There” ...

San Diego's mosquitos, ferrets, sea lions

Deadly Mosquitoes Breed in Our Urban Drool Of the 40 “sentinel chickens” used for early detection, 13 have converted to West Nile, including all 10 in Los Peñasquitos Lagoon, 2 in Oceanside, and 1 in ...

May 30, 2020
Stories hiding in the corners of San Diego

The Ugly Trailer Park Across the Water Cityzella terrorizes humble trailer folk at De Anza Cove. By Ollie, Sept. 14, 2011 What am I doing in Eastlake? I'm telling you it's a trap. And we're ...

May 10, 2020
Best Reader stories from 2014

Udo was gone Despite the occasional car and North County bus whizzing by, they rode in perfect harmony, each rider knowing when it was time to pick up the pace or leapfrog to the front. ...

March 15, 2020
La Jolla Cove is becoming a sea lion cesspool

The jewel of San Diego is flawed. Business owners claim they’ve done everything they can to appeal to San Diego city government to try and eliminate the stench and growing aggressiveness of sea lions at La Jolla Cove. City officials claim they are taking things a step at a time.

January 15, 2014
Arrest warrant issued for Kristin Rossum’s Australian lover

Arrest warrant issued (quietly) for Michael Robertson, the former boss/lover of Kristin Rossum, the former San Diego toxicologist convicted of poisoning her husband in 2000.

September 18, 2013
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