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These were the top stories for the week of Jan. 17 – 23, 2011.

 An LA Football Stadium Just Got More Real

Billionaire Anschutz says he will back a stadium project if conditions are met by March.

 A Downtown Blight Out

San Diego’s downtown redevelopment agency and a consultant have yet to release information that could legitimatize the late-night porkfest.

 San Diego Explained: Getting a Shot at College

Looking at the classes that high schoolers need to take to apply to California public universities.

 Unions: ‘Cease and Desist’ on School Cuts

The teachers union says that as schools decide for themselves what to cut, San Diego Unified could run afoul of staffing rules for nurses and counselors.

 The Emergency in our Schools: Questions for Tom Torlakson

The new state superintendent says he wants to expand access to preschool and get more career technical education. The biggest thing on his plate: budget cuts.

 Another Affordable Housing Developer Under Fire

L.A. developer ADI, which has completed at least two projects in San Diego, is under federal investigation for funneling campaign cash.

 White Collar Union: We’ll Talk Pensions

The first of six city unions agreed to negotiate a global settlement to San Diego’s pension problem.

 When a Commune Grew in San Ysidro

‘A Little Land and a Living’ was its motto, but it was no utopia for minorities.

 Nuñez Abandoned Appeal in Early December

A new document in the Esteban Nuñez controversy shows that the young man jettisoned his appeal three weeks before the former governor commuted his sentence.

 Are Good Grades the Norm at Your School?

See how student grades break down at San Diego Unified’s high schools.

Contact Grant Barrett, engagement editor for or (619) 550-5666 or @grantbarrett on Twitter.

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