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  1. Drive-thru conflict ends in death, prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Star News

    A judge sentenced a man to 16 years to life in prison May 6 for deliberately ramming a National City man with his car following an altercation outside a restaurant. Darius Risberg Watkins, 21, of Spring Valley, was sentenced for killing Jorge Alberto-Rocha Osuna, 26, on June 16, 2014 following an incident outside a McDonald's restaurant.

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  2. Zest for ZydecoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Star News

    The Bayou Brothers Zydeco band sees themselves as more than just musicians. "We're ambassadors for Zydeco," said band drummer Ric Lee of Chula Vista, who is acknowledged by other players on his musical "team" as their quarterback, their "song caller" who calls out selections the way an NFL quarterback calls out plays.

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  3. Three Metro mat men qualify for state wrestling tournamentRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2016 | Star News

    The San Diego Section Masters state-qualifying wrestling tournament has been described as a "meat-grinder" by various coaches over the years. With good reason: only the top three place-finishers in each of the 14 weight classes punch tickets to the state championship tournament.

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  4. Jury finds man guilty of using car in murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Star News

    A jury deliberated 13 hours over three days before convicting a 21-year-old man of second-degree murder in the 2014 death of Jorge Alberto-Rocha Osuna, 26, of National City, who was crushed by the defendant's car. Darius Risberg Watkins, of Spring Valley, faces a sentence of 16 years to life in prison, said Deputy District Attorney Will Watkins, who has the same last name as the defendant but is not related to him.

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  5. Eastlake places two finalists at El Cajon Invitational tourneyRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | Star News

    The El Cajon Invitational wrestling tournament rolled out its 45th edition Dec. 18-19 at Olympian High School in Chula Vista. With 42 teams participating from throughout San Diego and Imperial counties, as well as from Arizona and Washington, it remained one of the San Diego Section's showcase tournaments.

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  6. Burglars who targeted mourners sent to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2015 | Star News

    Two people who burglarized a Paradise Hills house and others while the occupants were attending the funeral of a loved one have both been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Six victims spoke to El Cajon Superior Court Judge Daniel Goldstein on Dec. 14 and told him their anguish involving the burglaries committed by David Andrew Valenzuela and Jennifer Lynn Martinez, both 34. The letters of three other victims were read in court.

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  7. 30-something will spend rest of life behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Star News

    A Chula Vista man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole plus 65 years for killing two men in 2002 and 2005. Jose Luis Valdez, 32, was convicted by a jury of second-degree murder in the Dec. 12, 2002, fatal shooting of Joseph Anthony Medina, 22, in Chula Vista, and first-degree murder in the Oct. 13, 2005, slaying of Daniel Rodriguez, 20, who also lived in the South Bay.

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  8. Duo targeted mourners' homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Star News

    Two people pleaded guilty Oct. 14 to burglarizing a Paradise Hills house while the occupants were attending the funeral of a loved one. Additionally, David Andrew Valenzuela, 34, of El Cajon, and Jennifer Lynn Martinez, 33, of San Diego, pleaded guilty to similar burglaries respectively and one attempted burglary with the same theme: burglarizing houses of people attending funerals.

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