Paul Krueger

Paul Krueger wrote news and feature stories for the Reader from 1976 to 1990, including a media column called Press Passes and a politics column called The Inside Story. Krueger is now a producer for NBC News in San Diego.

Paul Krueger is the father of Will Krueger, who has written a travel story for the Reader on Cuba.

Articles by Paul Krueger

The most dangerous part of San Diego

The Market St. and Commercial St. murders

One hundred thirty-five San Diegans were murdered in 1990. More than 100 of those deaths occurred south of Interstate 8 and were concentrated in the neighborhoods such as Barrio Logan, Southeast San Diego, City Heights, ...

San Diegans Who Were Famous for a Very Short Time

Fame is like a river....

Heald’s surrender to Los Angeles police was delayed until he recovered from self-inflicted wrist slashes. Jim Holtzman told staffers if Heald was given probation instead of jail time, he would have the job of executive producer of the Channel 8 news.

Staying Power

Newspapers - five of them each day — have consumed my reading hours for the past decade. That leaves little time for books, which often sit in stacks on my bedroom dresser, unopened, until they're ...

For a Few Good Lanes

Camp Pendleton is Southern California's biggest and most valuable piece of undeveloped land - a 19,000-square-mile island of open space where bison and bobcats coexist with bazooka-carrying Marine Infantrymen. If the peace juggernaut ever pushes ...

Mullet Over in Chula Vista?

Its 39 acres of parks, 900 boat slips, excursion dock, and restaurants have made Chula Vista’s new J Street marina a bayfront paradise. But Mike Irey and Luigi Sanfilippo say the multimillion-dollar tidelands project has ...

The story I wanted to write... but didn't

Sandy and a girlfriend had gone into a liquor store, robbed the clerk, They locked the clerk in a walk-in cooler. Sandy started feeling bad about the guy. She went back and let him out.

The divorce trial before the murder

Broderick vs. Broderick

The stakes in last week’s divorce trial were much higher. Betty Broderick is seeking more than $250,000 in annual alimony/child support payments from her husband, whom she has said earns upward of $1 million a year.

The Boat Person

A decade of hustle and a $10 million investment may soon pay off for the local promoters of a seasick-proof ship. News stories about the “Small Waterplane, Twin Hilled” boats—Swath for short—are appearing more frequently, ...

Access in Moderation

On the bayside shore of Point Loma, directly across from Shelter Island, is a secluded and very pretty beach named La Playa/Kellogg. The beach has four private piers owned by residents whose backyards extend almost ...

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