Photos of the Day: Lights Out, Curtains Drawn Shawne Merriman’s career with the Chargers is over. Shawne Merriman's career with the Chargers is over. The Union-Tribune reported this morning that Shawne Merriman will be released from the San Diego Chargers. With that, I wanted to share some of my favorite images of the once-Pro Bowl linebacker. Also, check out these two great portraits by the U-T's K.C. Alfred. Please contact Sam Hodgson directly at email@example.com or 619.550.5664 and follow him on Twitter: twitter.com/samuelhodgson. Partner Voices Subscribe to San Diego's top stories. Sign Up By Sam Hodgson | October 13, 2010 The Union-Tribune reported this morning that Shawne Merriman will be released from the San Diego Chargers. With that, I wanted to share some of my favorite images of the once-Pro Bowl linebacker. Also, check out these two great portraits by the U-T’s K.C. Alfred. Support Independent Journalism Today I would like to donate $ Per Month Per Year One Time Donate Now What benefits do VOSD members get? Please contact Sam Hodgson directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619.550.5664 and follow him on Twitter: twitter.com/samuelhodgson. This article relates to: News Written by Sam Hodgson Sam Hodgson is a freelance photojournalist and contributor to Voice of San Diego. You can contact him at email@example.com and check out his work on his website: http://www.samhodgsonphotography.com/singles. Partner Voices Comments We're striving for the best possible discussion and may delete comments using our editorial judgment. To read our full comment policy, click here. Post navigation ← Be Wary of the ‘Cap Thing’ ‘Cash Crisis’ at Lyric Opera San Diego → The Latest We Know Why Teachers Leave Poor Schools – But Not How to Make Them Stay Southern California Is Drowning in Drought-Proofing Projects San Diego Explained: School Bond Funds Can Be Spent on Employees After All Morning Report: Poor Schools Set to Bear the Brunt of Teacher Layoffs The District Schools Facing the Most Layoffs Are Overwhelmingly Poor North County Report: Behold, a Development Battle With a Happy Ending Density Decisions Hinge on Logic, Not Party Morning Report: Why Bilingual Job Applicants Are So Scarce San Diego’s Bilingual Paradox Culture Report: We Reap What They Sew For the Homeless, the Mayor Wants a Big Tent Now, Homes Later Morning Report: Even Arts Districts Can’t Stop Rising Rents Even in a Space for Cash-Strapped Arts Groups, the Rent Is Too Damn High Morning Report: Not Much Help for San Diego’s Newly Homeless Quick Fixes Won’t Work for San Diego’s Disabled Homeless Population San Diego Has Few Resources to Ensure the Newly Homeless Don’t Become the Chronically Homeless What We Learned This Week Morning Report: Fixing the System Behind San Diego’s Transportation System Top Stories: Mar. 11-Mar. 17 VOSD Podcast: Your Vacation Rental Is Now Illegal Here’s How the Public Can Get Answers on SoccerCity Before the Window for Input Closes Sacramento Report: Taking on Human Trafficking, Round 2 Gonzalez Bill Would Reform SANDAG – and Make San Diego’s Mayor Way More Powerful This Change Could Rein in Costs on the Wildly Expensive Mid-Coast Trolley Project Morning Report: Teacher Layoffs Hurt Poorest Schools Most San Diego Explained: Local Officials Are Wary of the Gov’s Water Plan Why District Layoffs Hit Poor Schools the Hardest The Most Effective Ways to Advocate for Your Cause Good Schools for All: How Cajon Valley Is Killing it Top SD Water Official Wants Tijuana to Prioritize Sewer Water Over Desal Water Morning Report: Airbnb Is Blowing Up Again North County Report: Town Halls Long on Anger, Short on Local Issues Residents Get Ready to Rip Another New Trolley Stop Density Plan State Outsourcing Law Could Complicate San Diego Unified’s Plan to Kill Internal Audit Office Morning Report: South Bay’s Unexpected Beer Boom Culture Report: Meth Addiction Takes Center Stage The South Bay’s Craft Beer Boom Is Upending Assumptions Morning Report: The School Bond Spending Loophole School Bond Money Can Be — and Is — Used on Employee Salaries Border Report: Baja’s Farm Laborers Demand Better Treatment, Again Morning Report: The Battle for Struggling Students San Diego Unified Wants to Shut Down — and Mimic — Online Charters What We Learned This Week Morning Report: Crackdown on Brewery Catering Top Stories: Mar. 4-Mar. 10 VOSD Podcast: The Other Thing SANDAG Hid Sacramento Report: State Regulators Crack Down on Beer Distributor Scheme ‘A Hopeful Tale of What San Diego Might Become’ It’s About to Get Harder to Buy Food at Your Local Brewery Morning Report: What the Heck Is Community Choice Aggregation?