Help for the homeless from one who has been Sat, Feb 06 2016 12:00 PM

James Merino is on a mission to help any homeless person who crosses his path.
In his early teenage years Merino lived on the streets in Chula Vista, used and sold drugs and even made his own drugs for distribution.
Then at age 19 he became a C [..]

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Boosters worry Chargers departure penalizes schools Sat, Feb 06 2016 12:00 PM

With a possible move by the Chargers outside of San Diego County, the city could potentially lose lots of money. But two South Bay school districts will feel the financial pain if the Chargers pickup their bags and head north on Interstate 5.
Swee [..]

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Metro Conference wrestling finals set Saturday at MDCHS Fri, Feb 05 2016 02:55 PM

For anyone in attendance at last Saturday’s South Bay Invitational tournament at Otay Ranch High School, it wasn’t too difficult to pick out the wrestlers to watch at Saturday’s Metro Conference championship tournament at Mater Dei Catholic High School.

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Boys soccer kicks off in Metro-Pacific League, so throw out the records Fri, Feb 05 2016 02:50 PM

The Metro Pacific League kicked off its 2016 boys soccer season Wednesday, so it was time to erase the win-loss records for the competing teams. The Sweetwater Red Devils, off to a 5-5-2 start, got the jump on the host Castle Park Trojans by scoring [..]

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Chula Vista's Let's Connect expo Sat, Jan 09 2016 12:00 PM

Start the New Year off right! The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency South Region will be hosting a series of free resource events. In collaboration with the City of Chula Vista, HHSA South Region would like to inv [..]

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It's that time again! Sat, Dec 12 2015 12:00 PM

Don't miss your opportunity to enroll in free or low-cost health insurance or make changes to your current planDeadline to avoid tax penalties: Jan 31, 2016
We know. It’s complicated. Make it easy on yourself and let San Ysidro Health Cente [..]

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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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Wind, rain and all sorts of bad weather Sat, Feb 06 2016 12:00 PM

Last weekend as I lay dying, felled by the worst man-cold in the history of sickness and human suffering, my thoughts turned not to mortality and a wasted life. They were of Bubba and Bessy.
B & B are residents of “The Jungle,” an [..]

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Glad he is not here to see what happened Sat, Jan 30 2016 12:00 PM

I miss Tom Basinski. The retired cop turned author used to write a column for The Star-News, “Behind Police Lines,” until his death in 2015.
The stories about life as a beat cop were always good for insight to the law enforcement profe [..]

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Chinese New Year of the Red Fire Monkey Thu, Feb 04 2016 12:01 AM

Esoteric Astrology as news for week Feb. 3-10, 2016

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Top picks for upcoming Academy Awards, what to see in theaters Mon, Feb 01 2016 02:09 PM

My husband (photographer Ron Becijos) and I have a movie addiction. We see a film in the theater at least once a week (popcorn is involved.) We would likely have withdrawal symptoms if kept from our pastime.

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Homemade by name, delicious by taste defines Chula Vista's Cocina Artesanal Fri, Oct 09 2015 03:44 PM

Cocina Artesanal translates perhaps most closely as artisan kitchen or handmade kitchen.Located at 277 Third Avenue in Chula Vista, 277 Cocina Artesanal is decidedly — or is it, deliciously? — different from other restaurants on the west side of the city.

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Sun-up surprises: Breakfast never tasted so good at the Broken Yolk Cafe in Eastlake Tue, Sep 22 2015 12:29 AM

Every time a new Broken Yolk Cafe restaurant opens, a few new menu items get added. If you haven’t been into the restaurant’s Eastlake location in a while, there are a few new culinary surprises awaiting you.

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