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These were the most-read stories for the week of Oct. 10-16.
A serious math problem at these schools, a boozy Prohibition scandal, doing it outdoors, Occupy San Diego update and the forever-meeting blues.
The festival-like atmosphere of the local movement took a drastic turn Monday after a man fell from a nearby parking structure.
Are we really just accepting that if power is knocked out, we’ll lose control of the city’s bowels?
Officials issue startling warnings. Here’s a quick guide to understanding the district’s money mess.
The City Council will publicly discuss the Police Department’s response to its largest scandal in the last decade Wednesday. Here are six questions police have refused to answer.
After years of neglect, San Diego now has millions to repair decaying streets and crumbling facilities. But the city has missed deadline after deadline and hasn’t shown it knows how to spend the cash.
Statement: “There are high schools with as low as 5 percent of the students proficient in math,” San Diego Unified school board member John Lee Evans said Sept. 27 at a board meeting. Determination: True.
The Union-Tribune reveals another investor in a proposal to build a seawater desalination plant in Rosarito Beach, but others remain a mystery.
Statement: “You have to understand, Dianne’s testimony took place at a public hearing on the problems with the pension system. The city manager was proposing certain solutions that really weren’t that great. But it was at a public hearing. This was not hidden at all,” former Mayor Dick Murphy, said in an interview on KPBS radio on Oct. 5. Determination: Huckster Propaganda.
Backers say they’ll need cash from the city’s general operating budget to help expand the city’s Convention Center, money that otherwise would pay for ailing city services.
Dagny Salas is the web editor at voiceofsandiego.org. You can contact her directly at email@example.com or 619.550.5669.
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