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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

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 ...

240SX up in flames on Dillard Street

On September 16, a person who wore a dark-colored hoodie and carried a red-colored gas container walked up to Mervynn Fernandez’s 1990 Nissan 240SX near the Paradise Valley neighborhood on Dillard Street. “He poured gas ...

September 28, 2021
At Windansea they will drop in on you

Stephanie Canepa: “Windansea [Beach] is more famous for their locals being territorial,” she said. “You gotta be like “in”, really good — or not scared [because] they will drop in on you, yell at you ...

September 21, 2021
Teledyne touts San Diego and Chula Vista cop drones

"I found your third suspect," said Elias Rodriguez from the San Diego Police Department. "There's a patrol unit parked on the [805] freeway with the flashers on. He's between you and Franklin, midway up the ...

September 21, 2021
RV fires in Mission Bay, Rancho San Diego, Chula Vista

At about 4 a.m. on September 11, a De Anza Cove visitor called in about a Prowler fifth-wheel trailer RV that caught on fire. Firefighters from San Diego Fire-Rescue Station 21 pulled up with two ...

Were the crashes at Sycamore Den and Manhattan Club DUIs?

On August 26, a driver of a yellow Kia Rio crashed into a tree in front of Top Gun Wash & Groom on Adams Avenue in Normal Heights. "I had just crossed the street," Jonathan ...

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