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MTS officials scale back mass transit fee hike for seniors and disabled after...
14 Dec 2018 at 1:19am
Transit officials agreed Thursday to scale back a proposed fare hike on seniors and disabled riders as part of the first overhaul to ticket prices on buses, trolleys and trains in more than a decade. The adjustments are aimed at helping to address a roughly $10 million annual budget shortfall and would impact a wide range of users.
DUI suspect jailed for fatal crash on I-805 in Chula Vista
13 Dec 2018 at 7:55am
A 29-year-old man was jailed Wednesday on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter in connection with a South Bay freeway crash that left another motorist dead. John Thomas Kallis of San Diego was behind the wheel of a 2012 Toyota Yaris sedan that collided with a 2004 Nissan Frontier pickup on northbound Interstate 805 near Bonita Road in Chula Vista about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Sewage from Mexico spill flows north into California waters
12 Dec 2018 at 2:52pm
A couple walk along the beach as signs warn of contaminated water Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Imperial Beach, Calif. Authorities say more than 6 million gallons a day of raw sewage has been spilling into Mexico's Tijuana River since Monday night, and the waste is flowing north into Southern California waters.
Junior Seau Foundation's Shop with a Jock
12 Dec 2018 at 6:02am
During Junior Seau Foundation's Shop with a Jock event at Target in Mission Valley, 200 children shopped with local athletes from the Padres, former Chargers, Gulls, Sockers, Seals, Legion, SDSU, USD, UCSD, Challenged Athletes Foundation and Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center. Her shopping partner was USD Point Guard, Myah Pace, "Helping her look for things for her brother and sisters and mom and to see how happy she is."
Millions of Gallons of Sewage are Spilling Into U.S.: IBWC
11 Dec 2018 at 11:25pm
A pipe rupture led to 6 to 7 million gallons of sewage to spill into Imperial Beach per day. NBC 7's Brittany Ford has more.
Energy 'Flowers' Crop Up to Power Communities
11 Dec 2018 at 2:16pm
A local company has created mini turbines to produce energy. NBC 7's Audra Stafford reports.
CV School Theater Floods, Damages Costumes
11 Dec 2018 at 7:23am
A Chula Vista high school is trying to raise money after last week's heavy rain flooded its theater, damaging much of the department's costumes. Dozens of costumes were soaked and boxes full of supplies were drenched through.
State proposes to open parole office in La Mesa; residents, businesses push back
11 Dec 2018 at 2:57am
Mount Helix resident Susan Nichols and local business owner Wendy Tinsley-Becker are leading a fight against the state's plan to open a parole office on Grossmont Summit Drive. Mount Helix resident Susan Nichols and local business owner Wendy Tinsley-Becker are leading a fight against the state's plan to open a parole office on Grossmont Summit Drive.
Pickup strikes, injures 2 girls in Chula Vista
10 Dec 2018 at 10:32pm
Front-end damage is visible on a Toyota Tacoma pickup that police said struck two girls Monday afternoon in Chula Vista. Front-end damage is visible on a Toyota Tacoma pickup that police said struck two girls Monday afternoon in Chula Vista.
PE-backed Solara buys Pal-Med
10 Dec 2018 at 8:26pm
Solara Medical Supplies , which is backed by Linden Capital Partners , has acquired South Carolina-based Pal-Med Inc , a direct-to-patient provider of insulin pumps and diabetic testing supplies. No financial terms were disclosed.
Judge dismisses charges against would-be cookie seller
10 Dec 2018 at 4:05pm
A judge on Monday dismissed all threat and telephone harassment charges against a Chula Vista man who was accused of threatening St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church where he used to attend. A felony charge of making a criminal threat and a misdemeanor count of telephone harassment was dismissed against Thomas Martin Escajeda, 61, in a motion by Deputy District Attorney Christopher Blaylock.
Career path is homage to his mentor
10 Dec 2018 at 4:05pm
Barber Danny Daniels touches up Brian Andrade's hair in Barber's Den on Third Avenue. Daniels said he tries to recreate the same service and atmosphere he received when he was a teen.
With San Diego migrant shelter at capacity, volunteers scramble for solutions
9 Dec 2018 at 10:09pm
A girl follows her mother at the Greyhound stop in San Ysidro. They were among more than 60 people, all there with family, that immigration officials dropped off Saturday night.
Tijuana Dispatch: Life in Tijuana Means Negotiating 'La Linea,' an Always Pre...
9 Dec 2018 at 4:31am
A neighbor of Esther Arias is building a new fence - a very high one - and the construction is taking a bit of a toll. "Sorry about the mess," she said, waving at the scrap metal strewn over her back patio, the remnants of the neighbor's old fence that was taken down to make room for the new one.
Shop With A Cop Brings Holiday Joy to Children
8 Dec 2018 at 3:39pm
Check out San Diego County's fun photo lineup from Saturday's Shop With a Cop, where more than 300 officers teamed up with children and took them to SeaWorld for breakfast and a show and then out for a $150 shopping spree. This year's 25th annual event was coordinated by the California Highway Patrol and Chula Vista Police Department.