Mike Madriaga 3:35 p.m., July 22
Elizabeth Salaam grew up in the suburban foothills of Boise, Idaho and subsequently followed a winding path to Olympia, Washington; Brooklyn, New York; and Gotsu (a tiny coastal town in Japan), before landing in San Diego in 2007. She published her first cover story for the Reader in January 2010. As of November 2014, she has published 45 cover stories, 17 profiles featuring random locals, and a few handfuls of City Lights stories. From 2010 to summer 2014, she also published a biweekly Q&A for Reader Jobs.
Her website is elizabethsalaam.com.
Articles by Elizabeth Salaam
Margaret Parker doesn't want to be mean
What you need to know about Margaret Parker (besides the fact that this is not her real name) is that when it comes to customer service, she doesn’t play. According to her own estimation, she ...
Tipton’s rise to stardom began on season 14 of Project Runway.
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Stuff stockings, stalk Santa.
Maybe paying the board is a good idea
“Why are all these foreclosed homes submitting ballots?”
Don't worry about that water leak
Chrissy Seigler noticed a leaky water main valve on the sidewalk in front of her Point Loma home. The water was seeping out from the lid and dribbling down the street. In early June, Seigler ...
Sunshine tax refund
Julian Duval is about to rock my world. The 68-year-old president of the San Diego Botanic Garden drives me around the garden in a golf cart talking my ear off and making me laugh with ...
Baby-friendly isn’t necessarily mama-friendly
“I tried to figure out if I should suck it up and push through, because I really wanted to try and help these women.”
Property owner contests readings from digital water meter
On February 14, 2015, the City of San Diego installed a new digital water meter at a University Avenue property belonging to Edwin Widjojo. The installation took place in the middle of a bill period, ...