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These were the most-read stories for the week of April 1-7.
The test scores at Central Elementary have been decent, but not stellar, since Cindy Marten took over, and San Diego Unified’s new superintendent’s just fine with that.
Jan Goldsmith hopes his big pension gamble compels employees to switch voluntarily to a defined contribution.
A federal judge signals he’ll rule on whether a California city has to cut existing pension benefits in bankruptcy cases.
‘We can keep up with the news like anyone in the world’: Low-cost or free cell phones and laptops connect homeless people with the rest of society.
Statement: “Council has already approved lease revenue bonds, which don’t involve tax increase & don’t require voter approval. Has a plan for $500 mil.” Mark Kersey, a San Diego City Councilman, wrote on Twitter March 29. Determination: True
Mayor Bob Filner’s early months in office have been marked by public battles.
Fact-checking the new schools supe, SD and the Farm Bill, behind a violent jail death, droning on and a healthy food shout-out.
The San Diego Police Officers Association made a series of claims about the status of the police force and officers’ pay.
City Attorney Jan Goldsmith says that one of two investigations into the conduct of City Auditor Eduardo Luna and his deputy didn’t turn up anything. The city has not released the reports.
What gets into or left out of the next Farm Bill can have important ramifications for our region.
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