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

A new ordinance aimed at re­­ducing 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 Sat, Jul 19 2014 12:00 PM

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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District 42 All-Stars take Little League season down to the wire Fri, Jul 25 2014 02:26 PM

It takes talent, execution and, as any baseball coach will tell you, a little luck along the way to achieve greatness. All three aspects of the game were put to the test this past week as the three remaining District 42 all-star teams took the field in search of Southern California-South Sub-Division III championships.

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Sweetwater Valley Little League 12U All-Stars prove best at Section 7 championships Fri, Jul 18 2014 06:57 PM

Park View had its vaunted Blue Bombers and Eastlake had its California Golden Boys both reach for immortality at the Little League World Series.But what to call Sweetwater Valley’s newly-minted California Section 7 champions? How about the Bonita Blasters for lack of a better word choice?

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New patient unit looks like seaside town Sat, May 10 2014 12:00 PM

Nothing about the new patient unit at Paradise Valley Hospital resembles a hospital — more like a seaside get-away complete with rooms decorated to look like beach cottages, clear-blue skies overhead and a boardwalk for strolling during therapy [..]

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Babies born in Paradise Sat, Apr 12 2014 12:00 PM

At Paradise Valley Hospital’s Birthing Center, our goal is to ensure you have a comfortable and positive childbirth experience – after all, your baby will be born in Paradise!
Choosing a birthing center is one of the biggest decisions [..]

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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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Los Angeles library makes town worthwhile Sat, Jul 19 2014 12:00 PM

The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Oct. 26, 1996.

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Up for the challenge Sat, Jul 19 2014 12:00 PM

(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.
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Mars Enters Scorpio - The Nine Tests Thu, Jul 24 2014 01:00 AM

Esoteric Astrology as news for week
July 24-30, 2014

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Fringe Festival shines spotlight on local theater talent Mon, Jul 21 2014 01:48 PM

The second annual San Diego International Fringe Festival is entering its final week. The local performing arts event wraps up Sunday, July 13. Don’t let the warm weather keep you from enjoying this showcase for local artistic talent.

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A toast to a successful Taste and Sip of Bonita! Tue, Jul 08 2014 03:24 PM

Bonitans came out in droves to support this year’s Taste and Sip of Bonita, held June 26 at the Bonita Golf Club. More than 20 vendors from the area offered tasty samples of food to guests while Classic Wines of California and Bay Bridge Brewing helped provide spirits for the grand 21-and-older event.

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World Cup nachos recipes courtesy of the folks at The Better Chip Tue, Jul 08 2014 03:20 PM

Even though the World Cup is now down to four teams, fans still plenty of munching ahead of them while watching games on their favorite viewing platform. In fact, the folks over at The Better Chip have even come up with a few new ways to enjoy their farm-fresh inspired product.

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