These were the most-read stories for the week of June 18-24.

1. S.D. Unified Bringing Back All Laid-Off Teachers 

The teachers union makes concessions, agreeing to put off raises, extend furloughs and take additional unpaid days off if new taxes don’t pass in November.

2. Bill Clinton’s Mistake About UC San Diego: Fact Check 

Statement: “Their acceptance rate was as low as Harvard and Yale this year,” former President Bill Clinton said about UC San Diego during a June 5 interview with CNBC. Determination: False

3. In D.C. Hearing, Filner Goes Bananas 

Filner dispenses with typical niceties at a U.S. Congressional committee on veterans’ benefits. It’s how he operates.

4. Teacher Layoff Deal: Five Key Takeaways 

Five big points to understand about the tentative agreement between the teachers union and San Diego Unified that would avert 1,372 teacher layoffs.

5. In Final Weeks, Opponents Float New Balboa Park Plan 

The fight rages over the plan to remove cars from the center of Balboa Park and construct new parking as its proponents hope for final city approval next month.

6. Understanding the Plans for Balboa Park 

The plan to remake the traffic flow and parking in Balboa Park’s heart goes before City Council in July. Here’s an overview of the latest and what you should know.

7. DeMaio Courts ‘Downtown Insiders’ He Once Ripped 

The mayoral candidate says downtown interests are moving more toward him than he is to them.

8. Bicyclists Have an ‘Attitude Problem’ 

While there are undoubtedly good bicyclists that observe the traffic code out there, the vast majority operate their bicycles in a dangerous manner guaranteed to raise the ire of motorists.

9. Council Swats Down DeMaio’s Roads Plan 

The mayoral candidate likes to run alongside ballot measures. He won’t this time.

10. Morning Report: San Diego Schools Scrub Layoffs 

Bill Clinton misses the mark, Lindbergh takes a breather, more cyclist debate, bidding wars and a farewell to foie gras.

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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