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  1. Grad goes to D.C. leadership summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Star News

    A Chula Vistan is among five San Diego student leaders on their way to join 200 others in Washington, D.C. for a Student Leadership Summit in mid-July. The South Bay participant is Elena Hoffman, who graduated from High Tech High and will be going to the University of Pennsylvania.

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  2. Mayor wants tax hike; asks voters to decideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Star News

    Chula Vista voters in November will decide if they want to pay a little more for items when they go shopping in their city. The Chula Vista City Council voted 4-1 to move forward with placing a temporary half-cent sales tax measure on the November ballot.

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  3. Grand jury reports city's jail a financial drainRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | Star News

    A recent grand jury report shows that the Chula Vista jail is a financial burden for the city and does not adequately provide required services for inmates. The city provides use of the jail in the basement of the police headquarters to the U.S. Marshals Service at a cost of $110 per inmate per day.

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  4. National City's board kids have a place to goRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Star News

    These were just a handful of tricks that skateboarders showed off to each other last week in the scorching summer heat as kids, teenagers and young adults enjoyed the opening week of the Kimball Park's brand new Skatepark at 12th Street and D Avenue., adjacent to the baseball fields. "It's so sick, like it's perfectly designed," Randy Navarro, a skateboarder from Chula Vista, said about the new skatepark."

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  5. Prelim set for ex football assistant coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Star News

    A July 11 preliminary hearing was confirmed recently for a former assistant Mar Vista High School football coach accused of 20 felony counts involving molestation of a female 9th grade student. Trial dates have been set in the molestation cases against two other former employees or contractors of the Sweetwater Union High School District in Chula Vista Superior Court.

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  6. Fusion of medicine and art soothes the soulRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Star News

    A medical office might not seem like a conventional venue to display original top-notch artwork and photography but the design is purely therapeutic. "The whole idea is to create an atmosphere where we can fuse medicine and art," explained Brett Berman, M.D., F.A.A.C., who operates the Chula Vista Cardiac Center with his partner Vitali Aizin, M.D. "It's a matter of relaxation.

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  7. Historic election should whittle fieldRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | Star News

    Diaz, 58, says public safety should be the city of Chula Vista's number one priority. He said he was not opposed to proposed sales tax increase in the city if the money was gauranteed to be used to fund public safety needs and services.

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  8. CIF softball playoffs lose direction with double-elimination maneuversRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Star News

    Unless a team goes straight through to the final, the San Diego Section's double-elimination softball playoff brackets can become somewhat confusing - and downright confounding as well. Chula Vista Calvary Christian Academy and High Tech High Chula Vista had the opportunity to get to know one another quite well as their Division V playoff bracket went the distance.

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  9. Memorial Park to pay tribute to veteransRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 | Star News

    But military veterans of the attack on Pearl Harbor still living will be honored this Memorial Day at the park's 10th annual Memorial Day ceremony on May 30 from 1 to 3 p.m. at 3191 Orange St. Each year the mortuary has a different theme during Memorial Day observances, with veterans of Pearl Harbor participating in the two-bell ceremony. This year, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the survivors will be the main focus of the Memorial Day events.

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  10. Bonita Vista swimmer becomes Metro Conference's first state meet place-winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Star News

    Bonita Vista frosh Julissa Arzave did just that after placing 16th in the girls 500-yard freestyle event at the second annual state swim and dive championships May 20-21 at Clovis West High School. A club swimmer since she was 8 with the local South Bay Aquatics organization, Arzave said she realized she had a shot at qualifying for the high school state meet very early in the season.

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  11. New York City of the Roaring Twenties comes to Chula VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Star News

    Take a trip back in time to the Roaring Twenties in New York City, a place filled with lively flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon lady of a villainess who you'll love to hate. Christian Youth Theater San Diego's South County program is thrilled to present "Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.," a vibrant musical that will have you dancing the Charleston.

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  12. Bonita Vista rally downs Hilltop as Barons advance to CIF boys volleyball finalRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Star News

    The gym, which sets the standard for the rest of the Sweetwater Union High School District campuses, is just over a year old. Fans from all over San Diego County will be cheering on their favorite teams in Aztec territory.

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  13. Amped up for alesRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Star News

    In the early 1900s Chula Vista was known as the Lemon Capital of the world because of its abundance of lemon groves. Third Avenue Village Association, the downtown business district, even hosts an annual festival honoring the city's lemon heritage.

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  14. Chula Vista City Council allocates money for OTC celebrationRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2016 | Star News

    The Chula Vista City Council on Tuesday approved contracts for a consultant for LakeFest and a coordinator for a 5k fun run/walk event that is being put together by Councilman John McCann. The total cost of LakeFest and the 5k will be approximately $40,000 to $50,0000 which will be raised via fundraising and donations, said Anne Steinberger.

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  15. Residents make case to limit who runs for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Star News

    For the first time in the city's 105-year history, local representative elections will be determined by council districts. About a dozen residents stood in front of City Hall Tuesday during a press conference chastising candidate Eduardo Reyes for carpetbagging - a term commonly used in politics to describe a candidate who moves into an area not familiar to them to run for political office.

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  16. Casino owner makes brief appearance in courtRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | Star News

    Wearing an all black suit, Harvey Souza sat in the back of a federal courtroom listening to what the next step is in a trial prosecutors say is the biggest gambling prosecution in San Diego County history. Federal Judge Marilyn L. Huff on Monday ordered Souza, 73, and others in the case back to court June 20 for a discovery hearing.

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  17. Complaint questions campaign contributionsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | Star News

    The Chula Vista Elementary School teachers union Political Action Committee and three elected board members are the subjects of an investigation by the Fair Political Practices Commission over alleged campaign finance violations from their 2014 campaigns. The FPPC opened its investigation April 6, which was spurred by Chula Vista resident Larry Breitfelder-Navas and attorney Kenneth Moser alleging there was overt coordination between the Chula Vista Educators PAC and the three candidates who received financial support from the 2014 school board election: board President Eduardo Reyes, and trustees Francisco Tamayo and Leslie Ray Bunker.

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  18. Multi-talented Godfrey is defending multi-event championRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | Star News

    Bonita Vista High School's Josh Godfrey appears to be hitting his own home runs on the track and field oval, and it's time to take notice. Godfrey, the younger brother of Park View Little League Blue Bombers star Seth Godfrey, has carved out his own identity as a Baron.

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  19. Veteran 'new' coach has Bonita Vista softball team off to 15-5 startRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Star News

    Bonita Vista is off to a 15-5 start, including 2-0 in league play, under new coach Ron Pietila. Photo by Phillip Brents Ron Pietila is best known as the longtime girls soccer coach at Bonita Vista High School, and more accurately, as the godfather of girls soccer in the Metro Conference.

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  20. Bonita Vista softball team continues on a roll, wins league openerRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Star News

    The Bonita Vista High School girls softball team continues on a roll after winning March's Hilltop softball tournament. The Lady Barons have won nine of their last 11 games.

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