Sounty County San Diego

Chula Vista schools' east side–west side divide

Sweetwater district will need to spend $780M for modernization

“I think there’s a perception out there that literally the majority of students from the west are going east,” Manuel Rubio, director of grants & communications for the Sweetwater Union High School District, explained in ...

The bail man is richer than the thief

Julius Anthony Keeler's overhead cut deep into his ill-gotten profits

Career criminal Julius Anthony Keeler made a plea deal to settle five criminal cases in San Diego County and was sentenced to four years in prison on October 19. He is being held at the ...

Development-crazy on Chula Vista's west side

There's plenty wrong with plans for Third Avenue, say residents

A five-story building with 80 condominium units has been proposed for the northeast corner of Third Avenue and K Street in downtown Chula Vista. When the proposal was brought before the public in mid-October, it ...

HOA tricks, lies, and deceives ... and residents still don't care

Maybe paying the board is a good idea

“Why are all these foreclosed homes submitting ballots?”

The Cashman taketh, the Cashman goeth away

Government employee took tens of thousands in bribes

Timothy Francis Cashman, a building manager for the General Services Administration, was sentenced to 16 months in custody today (October 23) for taking bribes and stealing government property. As an overseer of property at the ...

Super-tunnel of weed

12 tons of pot intercepted in Tijuana-to-Otay operation

Federal officials last night (October 21) seized control of a cross-border super tunnel running from a Tijuana warehouse to the Otay Center Warehouse at 2587 Otay Center Drive. Twenty-two people were arrested in San Diego ...

Castle Park schools besieged by age

But, “Our teachers will blow them out of the water on the east side.”

On Tuesday, October 20, the Sweetwater Union High School District held a community meeting at Castle Park Middle School to receive feedback about the condition of existing schools. Paul Woods, director of planning and construction, ...

Nonprofit bingo hall proposed for Chula Vista

South Bay PR wiz and La Jolla real-estater join forces

Many media outlets recently bid a sentimental farewell to Chula Vista’s Fun-4-All, a micro-sized amusement park that had offered kids batting cages and boat rides since the 1970s. But some unexpected entrepreneurs may fill the ...

Mission Beach reef add-on

Soon-to-be-scuttled sailboat takes names of cancer survivors

On October 18, dozens of breast-cancer survivors signed a pink sailboat that will become part of the artificial reef off Mission Beach later this year. The event, held at the 32nd Street Marina in National ...

There’s a unique emphasis which Lutherans have on grace

Jesus will forgive some cruddy things

Pastor Richard Schmidt of Concordia Church in Chula Vista takes our questions.

South Bay suds in the news

Chula Vista drinkers no longer have to drive north

This may be remembered as the year the craft-beer boom finally hit the South Bay. The brewery count south of the 54 is up to three, and rumors swirl about existing breweries planning to open ...

Van Halen and Crazy Dave

"...acting like a possessed matador one minute and a martial arts master the next"

“Halloween is around the corner. How many of you are going as me?” David Lee Roth asked the crowd at Van Halen’s Sleep Train Amphitheatre show. While the singer’s quip yielded the biggest chuckle of ...

Code Compliance on speed-dial in Imperial Beach

"These were relatively minor issues that were selectively enforced."

The long fight between Imperial Beach's Code Compliance Division and the owners of a residence on Hickory Court seems to be over. The house has been the subject of energetic code enforcement since 2010, and ...

Go for the fruit and score a bulging torta also

Generous crispy whale of a thing

Was Frederico's Mexico-style frutería the first across the border?

Border crossing rules have changed at San Ysidro

The days of walking freely into Mexico are over

In fact, you will need some steenking papers to enter Mexico.

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