lettersforweb
May 25 2016
Mr. Decker has written retrograde nonsense before (“The vindication of a lesbian porn connoisseur” comes to mind) but this really takes the cake
lettersforweb
May 18 2016
Does it make you uncomfortable to take shits in public? Well, most homeless people would like to do private things in private, too, but they don’t get that choice. Either give people a place to shit—...
lettersforweb
May 10 2016
THE CAT’S MEOW I loved Ryan Bradford's "In the meowth of madness at the cat circus," [April 13]. It hits the nail on the head in describing cat people and cats! His column
lettersforweb
May 3 2016
I read your article ["Making homelessness a story"] in CityBeat on April 20, 2016. I agree with your analysis as far as it goes. I have been dealing with the issue of homelessness in North Park for about...
lettersforweb
April 27 2016
Regarding “Nuñez release points to need for clemency reform” [April 13]: The coverage of Ethan Couch in Texas put a spotlight on “affluenza,” but affluenza is not unusual...
lettersforweb
April 20 2016
Mother Teresa was one of the greatest humanitarians of our century [“Why the church is in a hurry to canonize Mother Teresa,” April 6]. Your editors were asleep at the wheel when they let this...
lettersforweb
April 13 2016
Thank you, thank you, thank you, for the timely and informative column regarding the Lincoln High boys [“The Lincoln High boys are our children,” March 30]
lettersforweb
April 6 2016
In describing Helen Keller as “deaf, dumb and blind,” [“Getting physical at Lamb’s Players,” March 23] may I share that the deaf community is no longer saddled with the epithet...
lettersforweb
March 30 2016
Every Monday morning at the Norman Park senior center, I moderate a discussion group on world affairs. Starting in April, every Thursday evening I’ll run a discussion group on books. My featured...
lettersforweb
March 23 2016
“Restorative justice” is just a “dog whistle” signal for encouraging mischievous and criminal behavior [“Restorative justice at Lincoln High,” March 16]. It mocks the...
lettersforweb
March 9 2016
After reading your neighborhood feature on South Park [“Neighborhood Watch,” March 2] I thought I might add a few observations from the perspective of an actual resident
lettersforweb
March 2 2016
Regarding ["Giving the vote to 16-year-olds," Feb 24]: Why NOT?!?! Most 16-year-olds are more informed and have much more at stake than many of the candidates running
lettersforweb
Feb. 17 2016
The Spanos’ quest for a new stadium or a move to Los Angeles reveals a double standard [“Deano Spanos’ lame-duck Chargers,” Feb. 3]
lettersforweb
Feb. 10 2016
It is possible to construct a new stadium in San Diego with no new costs to the city [“Deano Spanos’ lameduck Chargers,” Feb. 3]
lettersforweb
Feb. 3 2016
I chuckled as I read about City Councilmember David Alvarez chuckling in Spin Cycle [“Mayor Moonshot adds to his to-do list,” Jan. 20]. Councilmember Alvarez waxes eloquent about the mayor...
lettersforweb
Jan. 27 2016
I applaud your articles on homelessness and the effort being made to reduce the death rate here and elsewhere. But I want to interject one very sad reality. I was as close to homeless in 2008 that I ever...
lettersforweb
Jan. 20 2016
Well said [“A Chargers-less, Powerball-type payday,” Jan. 13]! The city still owes $60 to $70 million for the stadium improvements (Still paying for Petco, too?)
lettersforweb
Jan. 13 2016
"HOUSING FIRST" WORKSIn response to "Cold and wet can be life threatening," [Jan. 6] by Ron Donoho at CityBeat: San Diego has long relied on emergency shelters and temporary housing
lettersforweb
Dec. 29 2015
CZAR YOU KIDDING? In [ìBaby, it's cold outside,î Dec. 16] your quote is: "If San Diego's mayor isn't going to personally champion a movement to eradicate homelessness then a czar...
lettersforweb
Dec. 22 2015
HIDDEN HOMELESS Regarding "A homeless shelter shell game' from the Dec. 9 issue, we do have less than half the shelter beds of any of the past five years, 250 beds instead of 350 +

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