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  1. E Street standoffRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Star News

    A Chula Vista man is reportedly locked in his apartment with his wife and two children after a morning dispute between neighbors left one man dead in a parking lot this morning, police said. At about 7: 40 police responded to reports of gunfire at Mission Gardens Apartments complex at 160 E St. Within minutes of arriving on scene with guns drawn, police had blocked east and west bound traffic travelling on E Street between First and Second Avenues.

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  2. Ethics body wants AG's inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Star News

    The Board of Ethics will gather at its next scheduled meeting to draft a referral letter to send to the state Attorney General's Office, the District Attorney's Office and the Fair Political Practice Commission asking them to review complaints filed against appointed Councilman Steve Miesen. Chula Vista residents Russ Hall and Helen Prosser filed two separate complaints in February against Miesen, the Chula Vista city attorney, and council members alleging that Miesen had a conflict of interest as a councilman while working as the division manager at Republic Services.

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  3. Chula Vista squandering opportunity to be shopping destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Star News

    The Chula Vista City Manager must be the worst negotiator, with the Baldwin and Sons being the best. The Baldwin and Sons Company, which owns the land to the north of the Otay Ranch Town Center, at the corner of Olympic and Eastlake Parkway, wants to change the land use from freeway commercial to mixed use.

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  4. Agent says he lied, peepedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Star News

    A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor pleaded guilty May 14 to making a false statement to a federal agent and seven misdemeanor counts of video voyeurism in which he placed a camera in the drain of a women's bathroom at a building inside the Chula Vista Border Patrol station. Armando Gonzalez, 46, of El Cajon, remains free on $50,000 bond and is no longer working in his position.

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  5. City won't appoint the way they used toRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Star News

    The city of Chula Vista has agreed to not use the same appointment process that seated Councilman Steve Miesen to fill any vacancies on the City Council or Planning Commission without a 30-day notice or until a lawsuit is resolved. In exchange, Chula Vista Board of Ethics Chairman Chris Shilling, who filed a lawsuit against the city for alleged Brown Act violations in the appointment of Miesen, drops a preliminary injunction that could have prevented Miesen from casting any tie-breaking votes and being included in a quorum.

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  6. Officials complete required course on transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Star News

    Chula Vista's top elected officials and members of the city's boards and commissions satisfied their ethics-training requirement Thursday night at a Brown Act and ethics training hosted by the City Attorney's Office. Assembly Bill 1234 states that public officials must attend ethics training every two years, either through a local agency, the attorney general or a private vendor that provides ethics training.

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  7. Chula Vista's man of steel makes most of scrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Star News

    If plans go as scheduled, the city of Chula Vista will be home to a rather large and unique piece of public art sometime later this summer. Steel artist Michael Leaf, a 2002 graduate of Hilltop High School and a third generation San Diegan, will unveil a piece of art that will serve to memorialize an iconic landmark when it is finally installed at the southernmost end of Bayside Park on the city's west side.

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  8. Charlie Brown, Snoopy and friends come to life through CYTRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Star News

    One of Broadway's biggest successes comes to Chula Vista as Christian Youth Theater brings the beloved characters of the Charles Schulz cartoon strip "Peanuts" to the live stage in the classic musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." Performances are at the Mater Dei Catholic High School Theater on Friday, May 22, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 24, at 2 p.m. The theater is located at 1615 Mater Dei Drive, Chula Vista.

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  9. Bonita's chili cook-off spices up weekend funRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Star News

    Bonita's Rootin' Tootin' Chili Cook-Off and Fair made its return after a year's hiatus, entertaining guests May 17 at the Bonita Village Shopping Center. The event returned thanks to co-sponsorship from the Bonita Kiwanis Foundation and Bonita Optimist Foundation.

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  10. Trojans, Spartans spike way to CIF boys volleyball finalsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Star News

    The Castle Park High School boys volleyball team is apparently headed where no other Trojan team in the sport has gone before: the San Diego Section championship game. Castle Park defeated visiting Del Lago Academy 25-18, 25-19, 25-18 in Wednesday's Division IV semifinals to advance to Friday's championship game at Canyon Crest Academy.

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  11. Lancers shout for joy after winning league baseball titleRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Star News

    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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  12. Dividing the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Star News

    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 was created weeks ago, shows the city split into four electoral districts with two on the west side and two on the east.

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  13. Examining energy optionsRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Star News

    That isn't a surprise. Until recently, there hasn't been many other options. Your utility tells you what they charge and you pay it, or use candles and an icebox.

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  14. If they build it who will come?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Star News

    Fortunately there's going to be a part two to the Otay Ranch amendment hearing because there is plenty more to digest . On Tuesday the Chula Vista City Council listened to a proposed amendment to the Otay Ranch General Development Plan allowing Baldwin & Sons to tweak their money-making game plan.

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  15. Cop, camera in actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Star News

    Chula Vista police officer Marshall Gillon's last call of the day on a recent Monday afternoon was for a domestic violence incident between a husband and wife in a quiet apartment complex on the west side of the city. He took notes and wrote down her official statement of abuse.

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  16. South County wrestling icon Jerry Matsumoto to be inducted into state hall of fameRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Star News

    The California Wrestling Hall of Fame will honor a most deserving candidate when it inducts Chula Vista's Jerry Matsumoto into its class of 2015 on Sunday, May 16, at the Laguna Hills Community Center. Matsumoto, a longtime advocate of the sport in South County who has traveled the globe in support of various styles of wrestling, will be recognized for lifetime achievement.

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  17. Veterans get their hands dirty in effort to help students growRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Star News

    Recently local veterans, businesses, community leaders and youth volunteers spent the morning together repairing garden beds, planting, mulching and building an outdoor classroom area for middle school students. Led by The Mission Continues, a post-911 veterans group, in partnership with South Bay Community Services and title sponsor BAE Systems, the group revitalized an edible garden at Hilltop Middle School with help from contributing sponsor Starbucks.

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  18. Residents, city explore parking relief near Southwestern CollegeRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Star News

    Fed up with Southwestern College students parking in their neighborhood, residents of College Estates will soon sign a petition to ask the Chula Vista City Council to adopt a preferential parking district. A preferential parking district would require residents to purchase up to four parking permits with a possible cost of $20 each, allowing residents and their guests exclusive parking in the district, those parked without a permit could be cited, said Bill Valle, an engineer with the city of Chula Vista.

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  19. Travelling exhibit honors veterans' livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Star News

    11, 2001. The exhibit includes 14 veterans with South Bay ties and runs through May 14 at the Chula Vista Civic The Chula Vista Civic Center Library has a collection of 576 historical books about the United States' war in Iraq.

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  20. Mesa League, South Bay League swimmers make a splah at finalsRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Star News

    The Mesa League and South Bay League swimming championship meets took place Saturday, May 2, at the Mater Dei Catholic High School pool. Competition was fierce in both the boys and girls fields in both leagues.

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