These were the most-read stories for the week of Dec. 24-30.

1. Ten Photos That Tell the Story of 2012 

In a year of transitions, photos captured the ongoing story of San Diego.

2. Morning Report: Pondering Barrio Logan’s Fate 

The most diverse district, VOSD’s standout stories, Top Quotes of 2012, Critical Mass criticism, and a schoolyard suit.

3. Morning Report: From Front Line of Homelessness 

The VOSD Encyclopedia entry on Filner, debate over widening (the I-5, not your belly), and the master of disaster.

4. Filner, Bob: The Definitive Entry on San Diego’s New Mayor 

Consider this the Voice of San Diego encyclopedia entry on the new mayor.

5. Barrio Logan Grapples With Its Future 

San Diego is in the process of updating 12 community plans. First up is Barrio Logan.

6. Emails from a Newly Homeless Woman: ‘Many Good People in the World’ 

An update from Liz Hirsch, a woman who has been staying in the San Diego Rescue Mission shelter.

7. From ‘Get a Life’ to a ‘Surprised’ Helicopter: San Diego’s Quotes of the Year 

We combed through all the noise to find the most telling quotations of 2012.

8. Morning Report: City to Rehear Bahia Lease 

Three ways the city’s changed, City Heights kids getting some notice, Filner criticized for halting Transit-friendly project and what we learned this week.

9. Morning Report: A Homeless Shelter Forges Ahead 

Barrio Logan will face some tough decisions, the San Diego Opera’s poster designer has a unique resume, and District 4 is the city’s most diverse.

10. At the Intersection of Critical Mass and Critical Shortage 

There are plenty of responsible cycling enthusiasts in the San Diego County area. Too bad the group Critical Mass is not among them.

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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