Eric Bartl

Articles by Eric Bartl

Poway – city in the country

Danielle Van Dam, Ninth Street, Steve Vaus, Poway Unified, district elections, the rodeo, Twin Peaks

I Crawled Inside Brenda van Dam's Head and Tried to Guess What Went on in There Dad’s is probably the most famous barroom in America, at least this week, and what goes on here is ...

Is California sex-ed anti-immigrant?

El Cajon's Chaldeans and Moslems not happy

On September 21, Arabic-speaking immigrants gathered at the Ninevah Club in El Cajon (at Main Street and Mollison Avenue) for a conference hosted by Protect our Kids, a group spreading awareness of California’s required instruction ...

Nick Cannon-Jason Crawford sex trafficking probe closed

A sham, says victims' attorney

The Reader’s August 28 story “Shark Bait” told of Sara, Monet, Julia, and other girls from Lincoln High School who say Nick Cannon, host of comedy show Wild 'N Out, served as the bait for ...

Abortion and carpetbagging dominate 50th Congressional seat debate

Issa, DeMaio look east, Hunter, Jones defend turf

On October 14 former San Diego city councilman Carl DeMaio, former congressman Darrell Issa and state enator Brian Jones joined congressman Duncan Hunter at Mission Valley’s Town and Country Hotel for the San Diego Republican ...

San Diego students required to take ethnic studies

Aimed at "white terrorism"

On September 24 the San Diego Unified school board passed a resolution in support of a state bill (AB 331) that would add one semester of ethnic studies to California public high school graduation requirements ...

Who are the drag queens at Chula Vista library?

Would they try this in Coronado or La Jolla?

On September 10, Francisco Soto and Xaime Aceves Equihua (stage names “Barbie-Q” and “Raquelita”) presented Drag Queen Story Time to a reported 300 adults and children at the Civic Center Chula Vista Public Library on ...

Rancho Bernardo man with 84 cockatiels fights San Diego Humane Society

“The four eldest need to come home”

Fourteen years ago Rancho Bernardo resident Robert D. Fausner had four pet cockatiels. He kept them in his one-bedroom apartment cage-free and by January of this year they had reproduced into 83 free-flying birds, plus ...

More drama at San Diego Junior Theatre

Conflict of interest in the City Attorney's office?

The three-year saga at Balboa Park’s San Diego Junior Theatre, a city-funded operation, continued May 7 when former theatre parent Matt Valenti and his family went to City Hall to confront city attorney Mara Elliott. ...

Lincoln High teacher sued for sex talk

Used connections with Nick Cannon "to get the girls all over him"

Girl v. world, mother, teacher On October 15, 2018, Lincoln High School psychologist Freddy Moreno summoned Sara to his office. A teacher wanted him to find out what was traumatizing her “shy, sweet, and respectful” ...