Dividing the city Sat, May 16 2015 12:00 PM

Residents from the east and west sides of Chula Vista gave their input for a proposed districting map at Tuesday night's districting public workshop at Bonita Vista Middle School.
The Chula Vista Districting Commission’s draft map, which wa [..]

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Bonita’s chili affair returns after brief hiatus Sat, May 16 2015 12:00 PM

Bonita's Rootin' Tootin' Chili Cook-Off is heating back up.
The chili cooking competition’s revival is Sunday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bonita Village Shopping Center, 4180 Bonita Road.
The event was a staple in the commun [..]

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Lancers shout for joy after winning league baseball title Fri, May 22 2015 01:39 AM

After the final out was recorded in Thursday’s Metro-Pacific League baseball game at Hilltop High School, a loud hoot went up from the victorious team – and with good reason. The host Lancers had just claimed their third consecutive league championship, second straight in the Metro-Pacific League.

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Three Metro teams pick up CIF boys lacrosse playoff wins Fri, May 22 2015 12:37 AM

The sport of lacrosse keeps growing in South County San Diego at all levels, high schools included. This year, four Metro Conference teams qualified to compete in the San Diego Section divisional playoffs and, for the first time, three of those squads strode off the field with first-round victories.

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Five tips to fight back against springtime allergies Sat, May 09 2015 12:00 PM

San Diego is known for consistent sunshine and a mild climate, but our wonderful weather also means that allergy season lasts all year long. May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and here in San Diego, May is when grass, weed and tree p [..]

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What to know about weight loss tools Sat, May 09 2015 12:00 PM

Nearly 79 million adults in the U.S. are significantly overweight. If you’re one of them, you probably know that carrying excess weight can contribute to serious health issues such as diabetes and heart disease. Recently, the FDA-approved VBLOC [..]

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District Attorney delays charging Chula Vista teacher Tue, Oct 30 2012 12:00 AM

A Sweetwater Union High School District teacher arrested by Chula Vista police Monday on felony charges of sexual misconduct with a minor was released from jail Wednesday.
Terrance Smith, 32, was arrested at the district administration buildin [..]

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Sailor pleads not guilty for May Shooting in Chula Vista Tue, Jun 14 2011 04:00 PM

An active U.S. Navy sailor stationed aboard the San Diego-based USS Decatur was arrested in Homer, Alaska Friday morning.
Quartermaster 3rd class Michael T. Williams was arrested on suspicion of shooting a Marine during an altercation May 15 a [..]

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Working to keep someone out of prison a change for former cop Sat, May 16 2015 12:00 PM

Editor's note: While Tom Basinski receives hospice care, The Star-News is publishing archived columns. This column first appeared May 20, 2011.

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If they build it who will come? Sat, May 16 2015 12:00 PM

Fortunately there's going to be a part two to the Otay Ranch amendment hearing because there is plenty more to digest (though in reality you have to wonder if it’s a formality given how highly developers are regarded by some members of the cou [..]

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Gemini Sun, Pentecost, Shavuot – Enlightenment & Gladness Thu, May 21 2015 02:01 PM

Esoteric Astrology as news for week
May 20- 27, 2015

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War-torn El Salvador is setting for CV novelist Fri, May 01 2015 02:26 PM

Chula Vista author Sherrie Miranda has recently released a historical novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador.” It is the story of an American girl who goes to war-torn El Salvador hoping to help victims of the war.

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Good service, great food: Eastlake's Luna Grill is drawing customers by the horde Fri, May 08 2015 02:22 PM

Carlos Ramirez has been the general manager of Luna Grill’s Eastlake restaurant since 2012. He’s seen the fast casual Mediterranean-themed eatery blossom in popularity right before his eyes.

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Bonita's Rootin' Tootin' Chili Cook-Off & Fair returns on May 17 Fri, Apr 03 2015 03:20 PM

Bonita’s Rootin’ Tootin’ Chili Cook-Off & Fair returns to its original location at the Bonita Village Shopping Center on May 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to serve children and the community through the Kiwanis Club of Bonita Foundation and the Optimist Club of Bonita Foundation.

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