These were the most-read stories for the week of Oct. 1-7.

1. U-T CEO: Yeah, I Wrote That, and I’ll Write It Again 

John Lynch confirms that he wants to see the port disbanded. But he still says a port commissioner altered an email exchange, even though it’s not clear how.

2. How Often Bob Filner Misses Votes: Fact Check 

Statement: “Sadly, Bob Filner has one of the worst attendance records in Congress. Missed nearly 60 percent of the votes this year alone,” said a television ad from a political action committee supporting Filner’s opponent, Carl DeMaio. Determination: True

3. How Crime’s Changed in San Diego: 12 Graphics 

See how crime has changed over the past 60 years, where gang-related murders have happened, how San Diego police are trying to fight crime and more.

4. Convention Center Could Cost City Millions More than Expected 

In advance of today’s vote on a financing plan for the $520 million expansion, the risks to the city budget have only become greater.

5. The Curious Case of Bob Filner’s Pension 

Even though politician pensions have been eliminated, the mayoral candidate can still get one because he used to be on the City Council. It could put him in a sticky situation.

6. U-T CEO Denies Threatening Port; New Email Emerges 

Though the U-T’s John Lynch says he didn’t threaten to use his newspaper as a weapon, another email he sent suggests he’s made the same warning more than once.

7. Promised Library Hour Increase Is Delayed 

Though the City Council approved beefed-up library hours beginning in July, they haven’t yet happened. Here’s why.

8. San Diego’s Political Hotbed This Fall: Graphic 

Residents who live in the northern half of San Diego will be voting on four of the biggest local elections this November, but only University City residents can vote on all four.

9. Convention Center Financing Déjà Vu 

City Council members said they want the budget’s risk capped when they approved the expansion’s financing plan. It’s not the first time they’ve made that request.

10. Miamization of the Waterfront’: Comments of the Week 

The ongoing debate about what the waterfront should look like in San Diego and the tourism industry’s place in it got you commenting this week.

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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