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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

Reasons the line has slowed at San Ysidro gate

On November 22, Kathy Harren was stuck in traffic at the San Ysidro Port of Entry for 2.5 hours after returning from the Baja 1000 races. “We arrived at the border at 11 a.m.,” she ...

December 1, 2021
Do the medians on University Ave. help?

About two weeks ago, several North Park dwellers reported accidents on University, a couple of blocks east of Texas Avenue. Bob LaRose, who lives closer to Morley Field, emailed Councilman Stephen Whitburn on November 9. ...

November 23, 2021
San Diego lifeguards cast wary eye on Pt. Loma surfers

At about 8:30 a.m., on November 5, a walker at the Cabrillo National Monument park dialed 911 when he saw a distressed surfer down below. "A surfer had washed into the rocks near the tide ...

Paradise Hills man joins Ruined Tesla team in Las Vegas

On October 30, Ron Villarin drove his dual-motor Tesla Model 3 from his Paradise Hills home to the Las Vegas Convention Center for less than $30 worth of Tesla Supercharger-electric juice. "That's three stops," he ...

Unexpected pain caused by Covid-19 Tenant Relief Act

Bonnie Anderson is a 76-year-old business and property owner from Webster. Like many San Diegans, she's rented part of her house near Federal and Euclid to pay for bills and the balance of her home's ...

November 2, 2021
Writerz Blok knocked down

When word reached me that the walls of Writerz Blok, the first legal graffiti art park in the United States, were knocked down, I had to hear it and see it to believe it. On ...

October 26, 2021
Baja Beach Fest: Ozuna, Karol G, Lunay, El Alfa, Dalex, Anuel AA, Farruko, Myke Towers, Balvin, Agudelo 888, Rauw Alejandro

Baja Beach Fest, known to many Gen-Z San Diegans simply as “BBF,” is an annual music festival held just north of the Muelle De Rosarito fishing pier. The festival, which started in 2018, is a ...

October 13, 2021
Second person killed in Pershing Drive bike lane

On September 28, City of San Diego personnel installed reflective bollards along Pershing Drive by the Balboa Park Golf Course across the street from the Morley Field Golf Disc Course by North Park. "The dividers ...

October 12, 2021
San Diego bike thefts soar

Bryan Hance, the co-founder of BikeIndex.org, said the jump in stolen bikes reported in San Diego "is all sort of tied together with the story of covid. "In 2020, 243 stolen bikes were reported to ...

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