Field of View: SDFP Contributor Meet-and-Greet, Round 2

On Sunday, Dec. 9, the San Diego Free Press held its second contributor meet-and-greet at the home of Patty Jones and Frank Gormlie in Lemon Grove. Approximately 10 contributors attended for a pleasant afternoon of introductions, brainstorming and food (because the former isn’t impossible without the latter).

Among the issues discussed were covering more neighborhood news to include infrastructure and stories about the wonderful, every day San Diegans who make up this city, and just how best to go about it. We enjoyed fresh ideas as well as an opportunity to show what a day in the life of an editor is like. As with any volunteer venture, this is at once a rewarding and rough experience, but we are racing on, receiving an incredible following in just seven short months.

We want to thank contributors John Lawrence, John Anderson, Fran Zimmerman, Brent Beltrán, Linda Moore, Bob Dorn, Nadin Abbott and guest Walter Davis for joining us and offering up suggestions as to how to keep this grassroots project growing.

All photos by Annie Lane.

Annie Lane

Annie Lane

“If you don't feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated.” - Paul F. Davis
Annie Lane


  1. avatarAnna Daniels says

    Annie, Editor and Photographer extraordinaire was also there and it’s a shame we didn’t get a picture of her to complete the album.

  2. avatar says

    Thanks, Annie, for a good report. The stats report was very gratifying. We have indeed come a long way in a short period of time. We must be doing something right!