These were the most-read stories for the week of Jan. 9-15.

  Conclusions on San Diego Unified’s Big Special Ed Shift

We wanted to know how the district had coped with a landmark change in the way it educates its students with special needs.

  Why SDPD Accused Occupy Protesters of Felony Conspiracy

Disturbing a public assembly – such as a City Council meeting or Sanders’ annual speech – normally spurs only a misdemeanor charge.

  Fact Check: What’s Illegal in Schools

Statement: “State law currently does not allow for this,” mayoral candidate Bonnie Dumanis, on her plan to allow high schoolers to ‘dual enroll’ in community college. Determination: False.

  Whopper of the Year: Bill Horn

‘During the civil rights movement I worked for Ralph Abernathy and went to jail over the rights of the minority,’ Supervisor Bill Horn falsely claimed in June 2011.

  Expert: Snapdragon Deal Worth $125K

Mayor Jerry Sanders allowed Qualcomm to temporarily change the name of the football stadium for $1,000.

  First Accuser of Rogue Cop Speaks Publicly

In response, San Diego Police Department leaders say they originally thought ‘it was the alcohol talking.’

  Touching Up a Revolution in Chicano Park

Many of the Barrio Logan park’s original artists are coming back to add new color to their decades-old murals.

  Run to the Convention Center! Highlights of the Mayor’s Speech

Never has the established disregard for neighborhoods been so stark.

  Sanders’ Final Speech Seals Shift from Caretaker to Dealmaker

The mayor kicked off his last State of the City address with Eminem and built it around his vision for landmark construction projects in the city’s core.

  Own a Share of the Chargers? 5 Comments

What you’re saying about possible ways the public could gain a stake in the team.

Dagny Salas is the web editor at You can contact her directly at or 619.550.5669.

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Dagny Salas was web editor at Voice of San Diego from 2010 to 2013. She was an investigative fellow at VOSD from 2009 to 2010.

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