These were the most-read stories for the week of Nov. 14-20.
Doug Manchester’s partner in the Union-Tribune purchase says he wants the paper to be pro-business. The sports page to be pro-Chargers stadium. And reporters to become stars. ‘It’s news information, but it’s also show biz.’
New owner Doug Manchester has been a polarizing figure, one known for his brash negotiations and controversial politics.
San Diego Unified built its budget on the hopes that the state wouldn’t cut funding in the middle of the school year. But those cuts got more likely Wednesday.
The former top two officials at the city of San Diego’s Southeastern Economic Development Corp. admit to embezzling public funds.
For more than three years since an investigation revealed she had orchestrated a secret system of bonuses, former SEDC President Carolyn Y. Smith doggedly defended her actions. On Tuesday, she admitted to doing something wrong.
An outside expert finds that none of the 1,200 students he examined had preparation plans that passed muster with federal requirements.
Occupiers raided once again, verdict lacking on smaller class sizes, local toxic risks and SD’s failure to engage.
Statement: “It’s not appropriate for people to come to us and be upset. We didn’t even know what the criteria was, we didn’t even tell the staff which direction we wanted,” Shelia Jackson, a member of the San Diego Unified school board told a capacity crowd at the Nov. 1 school board meeting. Determination: Huckster Propaganda.
San Diego Unified finds that nearly half of its employees aren’t being regularly assessed.
Kensington and Talmadge consider hyper-local tax hikes, teacher pay cuts outlines, a row about some really big wings and how you transport a whale.
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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