Alarming increase in fines, fees Sat, Jul 19 2014 12:00 PM

A new ordinance aimed at re≠≠ducing the number of false alarms by home security systems went into effect this month.
The security alarm ordinance provides several changes to the way the Chula Vista Police Department handles false alarms ma [..]

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Castrated man wants out

A sex offender who molested a Chula Vista boy in 1987 has petitioned a court for release from a state mental hospital after he voluntarily underwent surgical removal of his testicles. Allen Louis Fields, now 57, has served the 25-year prison term [..]

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Los Angeles library makes town worthwhile

The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Pe√Īa. Today‚Äôs column first appeared Oct. 26, 1996.

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Mayor collects more input

Concerned South County residents and dignitaries filled the Chula Vista council chamber Wednesday to share their ideas on how to improve leadership at the Sweetwater Union High School District. Chula Vista Mayor Cheryl Cox said at her second commu [..]

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Up for the challenge

(Flint, MI)—When I left Flint in 1970 the population was 193,317. The automobile factories ran three shifts, often seven days a week. Money was everywhere. Flint’s police department drove new Buicks every year. Life was good. Flint&rsq [..]

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