The scramble to replace the mayor begins. Labor leader not so high on Nathan Fletcher. Mike Aguirre jumps in. Veterans struggling to pay for UC San Diego.

Former Mayor Bob Filner shifted the city’s priorities toward a neighborhood focus, but his approach worked against him.

Linda Perine urged a local planning group Tuesday to remember the mayor’s work on their behalf: “This is how government is supposed to work.”

Filner’s hugging technique, Jack in the Box in the crosshairs, bad work force numbers and a Comic-Con etiquette guide.

Mayor Bob Filner asked the city attorney to help him stop the renovation of a North Park Jack in the Box. The city attorney’s office gave a confidential response late last week.