These were the most-read stories for the week of April 8-14.

1. When Fraud Hits the Farmers Market 

The county Department of Agriculture and the city attorney’s office teamed up to produce a rare suspension of a farmer from a local farmers market.

2. The Man Shaping San Diego’s Future 

Superior Court Judge Timothy B. Taylor has decided the fate of three major civic issues in recent months. He’s prepared himself for that role.

3. Section 8, Zero Tolerance and One Family Pushed to the Brink 

As zero tolerance falls out of fashion in other sectors, a Clinton-era housing rule remains and puts families at risk of homelessness.

4. Two Years In, It’s Still Day by Day for Project 25 Tenants 

At the end of its second year, it’s clearer than ever efforts like Project 25 are not as simple as opening a door and showing someone her new home.

5. Sacramento Kings Saga Has a Silver Lining for SD 

The younger Jacobs clan has been revealed as potential white knights, ones that could augment our chances of keeping the teams we have and someday attracting new ones.

6. City Sued Over Bahia Lease After All 

The City Council reconsidered a hotel’s lease extension after a local lawyer cried foul. The city re-examined the deal, but is getting sued regardless.

7. Three Surprising Revelations from the Auditor Investigations 

“Some days it is a joke and some days it is a nightmare,” one audit employee told an investigator.

8. Updating a City, Block by Block 

Passing legislation at any level is a convoluted process. But determining San Diego’s community-level land use policies is a costly, time-consuming production unlike any other in the city.

9. Lawyers Say Mayor Can’t Veto Port Picks 

But without a challenge from the City Council president or port, does it matter?

10. Mayor: Marijuana Vote Delayed, Public Vote Possible 

Mayor Bob Filner addressed his marijuana policy Monday, but we still don’t know: Is he proposing a referendum?

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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