Jill Ballard

Jill Ballard is a self-employed legal researcher and writer (licensed member of the bar), freelance journalist and photographer, and occasional creative anecdotal story writer.

Articles by Jill Ballard

Protest Outside California Pets in Escondido

For two hours on Saturday, April 16, members of the San Diego Animal Defense Team protested outside the California Pets store, located in the North County Fair mall. Jan Hatch, speaking for the San Diego ...

No Turkey Hunt at William Heise Regional Park in Julian

On Tuesday, February 8, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors passed a motion in a 3-2 vote to amend the County Code of Regulatory Ordinances "to allow a mentored, youth-only wild turkey hunt at ...

PETA Protests Sea World’s Confinement of Orcas

Before noon on Saturday, February 5, at the intersection of Sea World Drive and Sea World Way, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals protested Sea World's confinement of orcas. An activist’s sign read, "Honk ...

$5000 for Point Loma Dog Killer

Members of the San Diego Animal Advocates on December 15 continued their demonstration on the corner of Nimitz Boulevard and Rosecrans Street in search of a dog killer who attacked in the vicinity early morning ...

Beggars in the University Heights Library

Do I look rich or like an easy mark? I guess so because oftentimes when I am in the University Heights library applying for jobs on my laptop, someone targets me looking for a handout. ...

Animal Rights Activists Protest at Fashion Valley Mall

Activists protested the sale of fur at the crowded Fashion Valley mall on the afternoon of November 26, designated “Fur Free Friday” by more than one animal-rights group. Groups of activists passed out leaflets depicting ...

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