According to one of the neighbors, a third of the houses on this street were foreclosed on.
  • According to one of the neighbors, a third of the houses on this street were foreclosed on.
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"We were sitting in Café Tazza on H Street, and I picked up a newspaper. There were all these colorful ads for new communities in Chula Vista."


Block Party

In 8 years, home prices went from $320,000 to $750,000 and back.

How to build an old-fashioned neighborhood.

By Matthew Lickona, Nov. 10, 2010 | Read full article


“Thirty years ago, when I first moved to South Park, you were robbed all the time, there were bars on the windows."

North Park vs South Park

Showdown in The Parks.

Reporting from the front lines, here. Before me, across Juniper: Them. North Parkians. If you didn't know they were The Other, you'd be fooled into thinking they're just like you.

By Bill Manson, July 21, 2010 |Read full article


Africans, Asians, Hispanics...and Hipsters: Changes in City Heights

A safe haven for war refugees and other displaced persons.

By Elizabeth Salaam, March 17, 2010 | Read full article


The Ugly Trailer Park Across the Water

Beauty and the blight on Mission Bay.

Cityzella terrorizes humble trailer folk at De Anza Cove.

By Ollie, Sept. 14, 2011 | Read full article


What am I doing in Eastlake?

Not quite the place to be.

I'm telling you it's a trap. And we're all doomed.

By Elizabeth Salaam, July 31, 2013 | Read full article


Also fear-producing are the escalating recent sightings of Great White sharks, which feed on seals and sea lions.

La Jolla Cove is becoming a sea lion cesspool

...and there’s not much to be done about it

By Caitlin Rother, Jan. 15, 2014 | Read full article

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