These were the top stories for the week of May 9 – 15, 2011.

  San Diego Police Are Watching You on Twitter

Major police departments across the state use the popular social media tool to connect with residents. San Diego police only use it to detect and investigate crimes.

  The Chargers Stadium Consultant’s Quiet End

Eighteen months ago, San Diego hired a well-known consultant to help put together a Chargers stadium deal. He left without a trace.

  KPBS Blows Up ‘These Days,’ Exiles Classical Music

Public radio station says it’s refocusing on information.

  Police See ‘Unprecedented’ Spike in Misconduct Allegations

San Diego police announce a plan to more swiftly detect and punish officers who break the laws they’ve been sworn to uphold.

  San Diego Schools’ Big Pink Slip Conundrum

When treasured teachers like Kelly Granfield are threatened, everyone agrees it’s a problem. But no one agrees on the solution.

  Morning Report: SDPD Quietly Disbanded Anticorruption Unit

Police disbanded an anticorruption unit, a look into the haunting promises of the health care deal, and what we learned this week.

  DA Absent from SEDC Embezzlement Case

Three years ago, Mayor Jerry Sanders asked Bonnie Dumanis to investigate SEDC. But the DA isn’t the one prosecuting the case.

  Another Cop Accused of Criminal Misconduct

An officer was charged with kidnapping and rape today, adding to a string of recent misconduct allegations that Police Chief Bill Lansdowne has promised to address internally.

  Fact Check: Chula Vista’s Dwindling Police Ranks

Statement: Chula Vista has the fewest police officers per capita in San Diego County, Chula Vista Taxpayers Association president Larry Breitfelder

  City Attorney to Council: Butt Out

Jan Goldsmith reminds City Council it has no role in redistricting after Councilwoman Lorie Zapf attempts to influence the process.

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

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