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Mike Madriaga

Mike Madriaga

Mike is a multimedia journalist.

Mike is able to cover a subject or gathering via photography, videography and written content; and then edit the content with post-production video and photo graphics if needed.

Mike supplies content to various automotive and alternative-lifestyle publications, but considers the San Diego Reader his homebase.

www.MikeMadriaga.com

Articles by Mike Madriaga

San Diego skate parks rule Tokyo

North County athletes are sendin' it from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games — including Bryce Wettstein, Jordyn Barratt, Cory Juneau, and Heimana Reynolds. Per their Olympic Games' profiles, Bryce Wettstein, who is 17, was born ...

SD MCs bet on AMC’s BFD after GameStop jump

As of late, San Diego hip-hoppers have been feeling bullish after linking up ‘on the low’ and strategizing their financial fates. “I have a few friends in the local hip-hop scene that I discuss crypto ...

July 29, 2021
700 gallons of used oil found in Otay Mesa

On the morning of July 12, workers in the Otay Mesa area called the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department to check on an abandoned, white-colored, Isuzu flatbed truck that contained about 700 gallons of used motor ...

Slammed down by the bullring

At about sunset, I spotted AF at the end of Date Avenue in IB loading his 7’8″ Electric Duck surfboard into his van. “It’s shaped by Mike Richardson,” he said. “That board works real good ...

July 21, 2021
Spider Mans lifted from Kearny Mesa store in quick attack

On July 15, two burglars broke into Southern California Comics while a getaway driver stood by outside, less than a mile northwest of the Clairemont Mesa Boulevard/I-163 exit. "They used one of those firemen pry ...

San Diego impounds 30 watercraft on Mission Bay July 4

San Diego Fire-Rescue Department's lifeguards and the San Diego Police Department impounded more than 30 water vessels at Mission Bay on July 4, most of which were personal watercraft. "So my office is by there, ...

How Hillcrest and North Park fight back against bike thieves

On June 30, a local reached out to the 1,700-plus members of the Stolen Bike San Diego Facebook forum. "My Jamis City bike was stolen from my garage in Hillcrest last night along with my ...

Blue Frida Kahlo house southwest of San Diego State draws comments

A day or so before June 24, an anonymous person living by the El Cerrito neighborhood enclosed a hand-written letter in an envelope that read "Why?" and "my gosh .... how sad," — poking fun ...

Becky G’s Dime Optics sponsorship: the new BluBlocker?

Throughout the month of June, pop-rapper and reggaeton songstress Becky G has tweeted and TikTokked while “drippin’” with Dime Optics, the sunglass/eyeglass brand she signed on with during the pandemic. Some ‘90s hip-hop heads say ...

June 24, 2021
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