These were the most-read stories for the week of Dec. 3-9.

1. Filner Literally Lies Down on Job 

Why is Bob Filner lying down on this broken desk? Because he wants to save planning, of course.

2. Back to the Drawing Board for Regional Transit Plan 

A judge forces Sandag to rethink its plan for the future of San Diego transit.

3. Sanders Never Liked the Job, and It Showed 

Sanders took to governing as homework. He did only what he was asked.

4. Public Transit Is Having a Moment 

Following a court ruling against Sandag’s transit plan, Mayor Bob Filner could take the lead on public transit.

5. Picturing a Moment in Time in Balboa Park 

The results of our Balboa Park photo experiment.

6. How City Services Fared Under Sanders 

A review of key quality of life issues during outgoing Mayor Jerry Sanders’ tenure show that many improved.

7. New Council Prez Backs Big Ol’ Infrastructure Bond 

Councilman Todd Gloria urges voters to weigh in on increasing infrastructure. He’s going to have to get more aggressive to make it happen.

8. Where Candidate Filner Wavered, Mayor Filner Delivers 

San Diego’s new mayor gives the clearest picture to date of where he hopes to take San Diego.

9. Rancho Bernardo’s Fire Response Limitations: Fact Check 

Statement: “I have my press conference here because in the 25 square miles that’s represented by this fire station, which is half the size, by the way, of the city of San Francisco, there is one fire truck and there is maybe a cop on duty. And if they’re called to differemt places we have nothing in this community,” Mayor Bob Filner said at a Nov. 15 press conference at Fire Station 33 in Rancho Bernardo. Determine: Mostly True

10. Reflections on Jerry Sanders: ‘I Would Walk Through Fire for Him Any Day’ 

Three voices weigh in on the departed mayor.

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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