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These were the most popular Voice of San Diego stories for the week of May 30-June 5.
1. We’re Suing the City of Carson
Carson says there are no communications between its elected officials and the NFL regarding a Chargers stadium. We find this hard to believe.
2. City Attorney Pushed to Gag the Mayor’s Stadium Task Force
In newly released emails, City Attorney Jan Goldsmith pushed the mayor to start negotiations with the Chargers and keep his task force quiet.
3. How to Know Right Away if the Chargers Negotiations Are Real
The city attorney dropped something so hot on the Chargers and mayor he won’t let us see it.
4. What’s That Lot: Hillcrest’s Mysterious, Meaningless Signs
Strange signs on a large plot in Hillcrest invite neighborhood curiosity.
5. Here Are San Diego’s Solar Hotspots
Data from San Diego Gas & Electric show more people are opting for solar power in inland areas north of central San Diego.
6. VOSD Podcast: Inside the Private Rolling Stones Show at the Belly Up
KPRi host Chris Cantore joins the show to tell us about seeing the Rolling Stones at Solana Beach’s Belly Up Tavern.
7. Beef Week: The Briggs-Goldsmith Feud Proves You Can Fight City Hall
As local attorney Cory Briggs has filed case after case against the city, City Attorney Jan Goldsmith has fought an increasing PR war against him.
8. San Diego Unified Keeps Its Frenemies Close
One of charter schools’ biggest challenges: lack of space. But some charters find a home within traditional district schools, which can get awkward.
9. Qualcomm Stadium Still Isn’t ADA Compliant – and It’s Costing Millions
Even after $5 million in fixes, Qualcomm Stadium is still deficient.
10. Minimum Wage Fight in San Diego Fizzling Fast
A bill to increase the minimum wage to $13 per hour statewide by 2017 passed the State Senate and may make San Diego’s fight over $11.50 meaningless.