These were the most-read stories for the week of Nov. 12-18.

1. What’s the Big Stink About La Jolla Cove? 

State regulations complicate efforts to quell the offensive odor at La Jolla Cove.

2. A Looming Sea Change for San Diego Tap Water 

We’ve got a lot of ocean – could we drink it? We’re about to find out.

3. Tony Young Quitting City Council to Join Red Cross 

The council president will take over as the new CEO of the Red Cross in San Diego.

4. Filner’s New Opponent: the Clock 

Mayor-elect Bob Filner has fewer than 30 days to make plans and new hires, a rapid changing of the guard that former city officials admit they never considered.

5. 3 Key Questions (and Answers!) on Continuing 52nd District Race 

Where the county’s big congressional race is at, how we got there, and when we’re likely to see closure.

6. San Diego’s Top Prosecutors Don’t Like the New Mayor 

How awkward will it get after the DA, U.S. attorney and city attorney tried to keep Bob Filner out of the Mayor’s Off

7. Nathan Fletcher 2.0: ‘A Private Citizen Volunteer’ 

The former mayoral candidate says he’s ‘ready to help’ Mayor-Elect Bob Filner but will be working in the private sector.

8. Morning Report: Murder on 44th Street 

Still no winner in 52nd district, living in Balboa Park, a smelly saga in La Jolla, and Romney’s future might include us.

9. Why Prop. 37 Missed This Foodie; Also: Drop the Props! 

Surely there’s a way to test the will of the voters without forcing them to make decisions on such complex laws.

10. Morning Report: Two San Diego Heavyweights Exit Politics 

Tony Young and Nathan Fletcher leaving politics, learning about trauma on 44th Street and more.

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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