These were the most-read stories for the week of May 7-13.
He became an expert in an obscure law. He drove it to prominence in Washington, D.C. as a partisan soldier. Then he flipped his knowledge into a training company, making the money that has financed his quick rise to political success.
We take a quick look at the major mayoral candidates’ positions on significant city issues and give you background to learn more.
The school board member wants San Diego Unified to declare itself insolvent and start a process to redesign itself.
The mayoral candidate used to say he was personally opposed to gay marriage, but didn’t believe government had a role in preventing it. Now, he says government should be an advocate in favor.
Most of the city of San Diego’s 16 business improvement districts failed to produce public records or adhere to rules governing public meetings.
It’s a frequent refrain in uptown and downtown: Just because we’re living in an urban center doesn’t mean we’re not a residential neighborhood.
If both the district and its teachers in San Diego are serious about repairing the relationship, then Poway is as good a place as any for them to study.
He says he’s close to buying the OC Register, a move would give him control over two of Southern California’s largest daily newspapers.
Reader’s Guide on curfew sweep debate, Fletcher catches up in poll, nuke plant may go back in service and the art of bad campaign photos.
Statement: ‘The referendum (Proposition B) on the ballot costs almost $100 million over the next few years to implement,’ mayoral candidate Bob Filner wrote in an editorial published April 28 by U-T San Diego. Determination: Mostly True
Dagny Salas is the web editor at Voice of San Diego. You can contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619.550.5669.
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