Offering support in theory only Sat, Feb 18 2017 12:00 PM

Presumably National City City Councilman Albert Mendivil is sleeping better these days (how I don’t know, given the ramblings of the president of the United States in an increasingly divided country and an already troubled world) now that he ha [..]

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Jury awards ex fire official million-plus

The city of Chula Vista will pay more than $1 million to a former fire official who claimed that his firing by the city was done in a discriminatory manner. Former Deputy Fire Chief Jim Garcia sued the city in May 2015 claiming he was a victim of [..]

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An offer of sanctuary, the welcome mat or neither

When National City officials opposed a resolution last week that would have made National City a welcoming city for immigrants and refugees, there was confusion whether or not the desigation would have meant sanctuary status for National City. [..]

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Hoping education secretary’s sensitivity is more than lip service

During the recent confirmation hearings for Betsy Devos, now Secretary of Education, she suggested that compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act should be left to states to enforce.  This raises concerns that the rights of [..]

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Boxing is in ‘golden’ pugilist’s blood

In a Rancho del Rey boxing gym still under construction, Genaro “El Conde” Gamez hits the mitts and is dripping sweat during a sparring session as he dreams of one day hoisting a championship belt. “I’m a young, hungry boxe [..]

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