These were the most-read stories for the week of April 16-22.

  A Brewery’s Vivid Artwork, Mothballed for Years

A brewery built in Barrio Logan after Prohibition contained bright murals and colorful windows, furniture and even ceiling beams. The property is now a parking lot, and the art’s been sitting in storage for more than two decades.

  Where the City Crumbles in Scripps Ranch

What really chaps Bob Ilko is the city’s broken infrastructure. The problems that are festering and getting worse, right in plain sight. Problems he reported two years ago that haven’t been touched.

  The Takeaways from the TV Mayoral Debate

Check out the first televised debate in San Diego’s 2012 mayoral election and my reaction.

  Frye: Will the Real City of San Diego Please Stand Up?

Which representation of the city’s finances is true?

  Not ‘DeMaio’s Guy’: A Reader’s Guide to Scott Sherman

Scott Sherman has some heavyweight Republican backing and a pitch that’s all business. He says he wants to make sure taxpayers get the best deal for their buck, just like the customers who come through the door of his insurance company.

  The Haunting Memory of Fires: Rancho Bernardo

As we’ve found in other council districts, the threat of wildfire in District 5, which burned in 2003 and 2007, is never far from the public’s mind.

  Trying to Strike Gold in Grantville

At least one person in Grantville is ready for new development along Mission Gorge Road: Russell the bartender at San Diego Brewing Company.

  Long-Hidden Brewery Art to Emerge

After languishing in storage for a quarter-century, colorful artwork from a historic Barrio Logan brewery will soon be uncrated and seen again.

  Morning Report: Mayoral Big Shots Duke It Out

All you could want from yesterday’s first bit TV debate. Our final installment on District 7 candidates and bicyclists in danger.

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Dagny Salas is the web editor at Voice of San Diego. 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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