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These were the most-read stories for the week of Feb. 25-March 3.

1. Principal Cindy Marten Named SD Unified Superintendent 

In a surprise move, the board of trustees unanimously appoints a City Heights principal to the district’s top job.

2. Auditor Probe Wrapped – and Under Wraps 

Two investigative reports into the conduct of City Auditor Eduardo Luna and his top deputy have been finished for more than three months. Public records experts say the city should release them.

3. Memo: Some City Staffers Got Raises 

About half of city staffers got raises despite rhetoric about wages holding steady.

4. Why the Trolley Doesn’t Go to the Airport: San Diego Explained 

Our latest video explainer focuses on the missing link between two kinds of transit.

5. The Plight of the Cord-Cutting Sports Fan 

When push comes to shove, there is no more important cable customer than the one who watches sports regularly.

6. A Quick Fix for Balboa Park: Fact Check 

Mayor Bob Filner suggested a solution as simple as traffic cones could keep cars out of Balboa Park’s Plaza de Panama.

7. Schools Superintendent to Step Down in June 

Bill Kowba led California’s second-largest school district for three years amid financial problems that remain.

8. Sheriff’s Department: No Shoes, No Fancy Degree, No Service 

If you want to get information from the county, it helps to have nice footwear.

9. Sheriff’s Department: No Shoes, No Fancy Degree, No Service 

If you want to get information from the county, it helps to have nice footwear.

10. Emails from a Newly Housed Woman: ‘I Kept Looking at My Bed’ 

Liz Hirsch reflects on the first few days she’s spent in her new program that aims to transition homeless women over 50 into self-sufficiency.

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Dagny Salas

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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