Tax watchdog ready to meet Sat, Mar 25 2017 12:00 PM

A 16-member committee in charge of overseeing funds generated from a half-cent sales tax has been formed and will host its first meeting April 1.
The Citizens Oversight Committee will review and report on all Measure P expenditure plans, financial [..]

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Ex-Chula Vista cop ordered to pay victim in abuse case

The criminal case against a former Chula Vista police officer guilty of physically abusing his girlfriend’s son has come to an end after a judge ordered him to pay restitution. San Diego Superior Court Judge Peter Deddeh on Feb.28 ordered ex [..]

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Contained art may fill empty lot

Amidst downtown Chula Vista’s revitalization with craft breweries, and a new art and coffee shop, the city of Chula Vista has plans for a 6,000 square-foot arts space on Third Avenue. The lot adjacent to the old Vogue Theater on Third Avenue [..]

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Dream studio becomes reality for N.C. man

Fabio Rojas is bringing the noise to National City. The 29-year-old from Bogotá, Colombia had been operating an underground recording studio in National City for the past two years. He wanted to do things the right way and legitimize him [..]

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Man guilty of hiding money in plane site

A Chula Vista airplane broker has pleaded guilty to money laundering charges in which he hid the origin of cash from illegal drug sales through the purchase of 35 airplanes. Victor Contreras-Amezquita, 47, will be sentenced June 5 by U.S. District [..]

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