No complaints review Sat, Mar 28 2015 12:00 PM

The Chula Vista Board of Ethics on March 19 dismissed two complaints filed against an appointed councilman and city officials.
But the board will convene April 15 to decide if they will take further action — such as taking the matter up with [..]

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Writer, columnist dies

Writer and The Star-News columnist Tom Basinski died March 25. He was 68 years old. Before joining The Star-News in 2009 Mr. Basisnki was an investigator with the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office and the city of San Diego’s Cit [..]

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Driver guilty in slaying of National City man

After deliberating 11 and a half hours over three days, a jury Wednesday convicted the getaway driver in a drive-by shooting of first-degree murder in the slaying of Jordan Hickey as he pushed a bicycle up a hill in National City in 2011. The seve [..]

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Competition offers nuts and bolts to learning

For Sweetwater Union High School District students, robotics is much more than just a competition — it’s a stepping stone to higher achievement. A total of 59 robotics teams, including teams from Eastlake and Hilltop high schools in Ch [..]

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Student’s legacy makes college more affordable for high school grads

Quin Murphy passed away of intussusception in January 2010 at the age of 16. His unexpected death was a big blow to his family. They had many unanswered questions. “Why was it able to get to a point where a 16-year-old boy could die of a [..]

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