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These were the most popular Voice of San Diego stories for the week of Nov. 5-Nov. 11.

1. No Public Money! And Everything Else in the Way of a New Chargers Stadium
Now that Measure C has been decided, those hoping to keep the Chargers in San Diego will have to craft a new proposal. Here are the four things that anyone hoping to put a deal together will have to grapple with. (Scott Lewis)

2. North County Report: Encinitas Thumbs Its Nose at State Law
Del Mar says no to slow growth, Oceanside says yes to a dead candidate and more in our weekly roundup of news from North County. (Ruarri Serpa)

3. ‘This Is My Home But My Voice Doesn’t Matter’
Refugees who’ve become legal residents. Immigrants who were brought here illegally as children. Parolees. High-schoolers. They all share a uniting factor: They can’t vote. We spoke to several San Diegans who cannot legally vote about how they grapple with paying taxes and investing in their community without having a say in how it’s run. (Gabriel Ellison-Scowcroft)

4. With Measure B Defeat, Lilac Hills Project Finally Hits a ‘No’ That Will Be Hard to Get Around
The measure that sought to approve the 1,700-home Lilac Hills Ranch master-planned development near Valley Center failed Tuesday. One expert says the developers will now have to figure out how to change the project in such a way that they can still meet their financial goals while doing something politically feasible. (Maya Srikrishnan)

5. Failure of Measures C, D Means More of the Same
The failure of Measures C and D means San Diegans will keep wrestling over a new Chargers stadium, a Convention Center expansion and hotel marketing money. (Lisa Halverstadt)

6. Chargers Find Out Just How Well a Threat Works as a Campaign
In the end, the push to pass Measure C came off more as a message to fans than an effort to actually pass an initiative. And maybe that’s all it really was. (Scott Lewis)

7. Jane Doe Is Still Spurring Debate About the City Attorney’s Role
In a debate this week, the city attorney candidates revisited an explosive 2014 case in which the city attorney’s office argued a victim was at fault in her own sexual assault. Mara Elliott initially said if the city’s claim was true, “it needed to be stated,” but later said the city’s argument was inappropriate and that victim-blaming is never OK. (Sara Libby)

8. In Southeastern San Diego, Charters Are the New Neighborhood Schools
While other nearby district schools are figuring out how to attract students from the neighborhood, students are clamoring to get into Gompers Preparatory Academy and The O’Farrell Charter School. If traditional schools want to compete, they’ll have to look to charters to see what they’re doing right. (Mario Koran)

9. County Officials Must Go Back to the Drawing Board on Transportation Funding
It’s now unclear how SANDAG will pay for the many transportation, transit and open space projects envisioned in Measure A, which the agency still wants to happen but doesn’t have funding for. (Maya Srikrishnan)

10. Democrats Praise Elliot Win – and Goldsmith Departure
Mara Elliott won her first political campaign and she’ll now be expected to make good on her first political promise: to depoliticize the city attorney’s office. (Andrew Keatts)

Correction: An earlier version of this post included an error in the summary for the North County Report. Oceanside voters elected a dead candidate, not Encinitas voters.

Tristan Loper

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