John Gregory - Writing Samples

 

 

Features:

KItties and Coffee

Pasta in pizza bowls: Now that’s Italian!

Behind the scenes at ShamROCK

Swift boats and firefights

Amazing, unusual acts grace the Busker Festival

Custom piñatas: Take a swing at COVID-19

Pappalecco celebrates 10 years in Little Italy

Scripps Ranch has a garden of wisdom

Yanni’s is a local favorite

Halloween House

The ‘Willow Dude’

Erin Hanson Gallery opens Red Rock Show

It’s the bomb in the bath tub

Being a father takes lots of energy

Biospheria

 

Downtown's hidden treasures

 

Endless summer

 

Former Miss America

 

FX Academy Awards

 

Haunted Houses

 

Russian Space Station Mir

 

Starting The Vietnam War

 

The Westgate Hotel

 

Unwired

 

 

News, Business & Sports:

 

The state of security

SDPD chief reflects on achievements

Speaker delivers powerful message

Bob Dingeman’s military career

Life goes on

New Farmer’s Market is poised to open May 20

Popular rock garden vanishes overnight​

Strength, Courage and Faith

Local mom’s group arranges playdates

Bank robbery

 

Do the electric ride

 

Accusations fly as relationship ends

 

New San Diego Central Library

 

Resident Jumps

 

Retail target females look for a fashion fix on Garnet Avenue

 

SPEED DEMONS Thunder on the bay

 

Star Surfing Co closes after 30 laid back years

 

Trendy street remains a shopping hot spot

 

 

Columns & Commentaries

 

Some vets I have met

911 Anniversary Commentary

 

Beach Alcohol Ban Commentary

 

Cityside Saga, Downtown News - December 20, 2002

 

Cityside Saga, Downtown News - November 28, 2002 

 

Cityside Saga, Downtown News December 26, 2002

 

Editor's Journal - December 2002

 

To recall or not to recall; that is the question

 

The free community paper remains relevant and effective

 

The Beacon celebrates 20 years full of news

 

A night with the homeless