These were the most popular Voice of San Diego stories for the week of July 21-28.
More development is on the way to southeastern San Diego, but leaders are concerned the retail and commercial sections of new mixed-use projects will sit empty. (Kinsee Morlan)
Unforeseen issues drove the cost to overhaul Encanto Elementary 30 percent over budget. The project’s contractor was facing financial problems at the same time of the costincreases; but the district is adamant that there’s no link between the company’s issues and the cost overruns. (Maya Srikrishnan)