These were the most-read stories for the week of Feb. 27-March 5.

  Utility Watchdog Hounded by FBI, Whistleblowers

UCAN, one of San Diego’s most influential watchdogs, faces possible dissolution a week after an FBI agent subpoenaed its records and nearly a year after two employees alleged embezzlement and more.

  How DeMaio Plays Defense

The mayoral candidate dodges when challenged by Fletcher and a labor leader.

  King of the Air(port)

We sit down with Robert Gleason, chairman of the Airport Authority, to see what’s up with all that construction and when we’ll start hearing about relocation again.

  DeMaio’s Money Blunders: Fact Check TV

In a recent interview, mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio justified his support for the Convention Center expansion. Watch the latest edition of Fact Check TV to figure out whether his claims hold water.

  Morning Report: Utilities Watchdog to Dissolve

Remember Vietnam War, 2011’s housing mess, 3 firefighters jailed, Cox voice mail still dead, and speeding ticket hotspots.

  District: Hey Charters, We Might Want You Back

After an exodus from its special education program, San Diego Unified is considering charging charter schools much lower fees in an effort to win them back.

  Morning Report: Behind UCAN’s Bizarre Decline

Cop response times, meet the schools candidate, Beethoven’s beloved, pension tango and the county’s private generosity.

  ‘Standing on Quicksand,’ 911 Calls and Character: Your Comments of the Week

Which of our stories are sparking discussion among you in the comments section.

  Police Response Times Increasing: Graphic

Check out our graphic to understand how police response times have worsened slightly in recent years.

  Home Prices Ended Down for 2011

San Diego home prices, as measured by the most reliable price index, declined in December again to end the year with a modest loss.

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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