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Dave Rice

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Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA
Writer and Blogger, San Diego Reader
As seen in: San Diego Reader
Covers:  San Diego. We're hyper-local, so if you have a strong local tie (especially if your story isn't already widely covered), I want to hear. If not, not so much...
Doesn't Cover: Non-local news, promotional product placement, helping you get your verbatim advertorial published

Writer for @sdreader, husband, father, OBecian, ZJ driver, Elf Doublecross/Yamaha Banshee rider, interweb news junkie,used house salesman,Padres,Aztecs #ImProof

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Biography

I'm a blogger, occasional feature writer, and real estate columnist for San Diego Reader magazine, and daylight as a used house salesman.

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@DaveRiceSD — 30,632 followers, 30,272 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

“There is an impression by politicians here that President Trump in person is no longer the voice of the free Western world” https://t.co/nj5EiEgOR0 - California governor as stand-in for US leader in Europe

Nov 21, 2017

The cigarette smugglers among us  http://bit.ly/2z1DBZu  - @sdreader News - Back when I smoked I used to pull the legal export/import scheme, but quit when they dropped the limit from 2 cartons to 1. Otherwise a fun monthly TJ jaunt...

Nov 20, 2017

How to figure out the right time for retirement  http://lat.ms/2ziFF3F  - For those under 40 like me, the answer is easy: never. Exceptions for heirs/heiresses and tech bros who hit startup lottery, but they mostly never worked anyway.

Nov 20, 2017

Navy nabs lobster divers, Harbor Patrol rescues tired swimmer  http://bit.ly/2zSOpwV  - @sdreader Waterfront - apparently adrift dinghys are a real problem...

Nov 20, 2017

Here’s the incredibly unpopular GOP tax reform plan — in one graph  http://wapo.st/2mGhO7O  - actually two similar graphs, and several grafs

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

I still have the old Smith-Corolla that I used to bang out stories when I was 5 or 6, and that sucker was old then.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

E-mail. Please understand what you're pitching and I'll be glad to respond with why it will or won't work for me.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

I type using a computer (Smith Corolla ribbons are all dried up and its wifi is spotty at best). I also use a voice recorder and phone camera