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San Diego City Council declares Tuesday as Rey Mysterio Day
20 Jun 2018 at 5:34am
The world-famous lucha libre wrestler, whose real name is Oscar Gutierrez, was presented with the proclamation for his work in giving back to his community. The Chula Vista native said he's humbled by the honor and wouldn't be where he is without his fans.
Change Seen with Navy 1 Year After USS Fitzgerald Collision
19 Jun 2018 at 12:21am
It was one year ago that seven sailors, including two from San Diego, died in a Navy ship collision that resulted in sweeping changes across the branch. USS Fitzgerald collided with a large merchant ship off the coast of Japan on June 17, 2017.
Skateboarder Found Dead by Former Teacher in Chula Vista
18 Jun 2018 at 7:37pm
The death of a man found near Discovery Park in Chula Vista is under investigation, Chula Vista police and the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office said Monday. David Flores-Rodriguez, 23, was found dead at 4:15 a.m. Sunday on Buena Vista Way near East H Street.
40 California DMV's to start offering Saturday hours
16 Jun 2018 at 4:01pm
The offices will be open on Saturday, June 16 and June 23, then transition to the first and third Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., beginning in July 2018. Behind-the-wheel exams will not be available on Saturdays.
EEOC Sues Tapioca Express for Sexual Harrasment and Constructive Discharge
15 Jun 2018 at 7:49pm
Tapioca Express, a South El Monte, Calif.-based milk tea franchise, and two of its franchisees violated federal law by subjecting female employees to sexual harassment and forcing some to quit because of the abuse, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced today. According to the EEOC, the owner of two Tapioca Express franchisees in Chula Vista and National City, Calif., harassed female employees by inappropriately touching them and making repeated comments of a sexual nature.
CVPD Unlocks iPhones for Evidence Using New Software
15 Jun 2018 at 3:15pm
The Chula Vista Police Department is the first law enforcement agency in San Diego County to obtain new technology that can crack a locked iPhone. The CVPD purchased a software program in April called GrayKey, made by Gray Shift, that connects to the iPhone and extracts the passcode.
Phish Releases New Archival Release: 9.18.99 @ Coors Amphitheatre in Chula Vista
15 Jun 2018 at 10:41am
Phish just announced that a new archival release has been made available via the LivePhish.com subscription service, an absolute scorcher from 1999's fall tour - September 18, 1999 at Coors Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, California. SET I : Tweezer, Roses Are Free > Wilson > Maze, Brian and Robert, Tube > Rocky Top SET II : Boogie On Reggae Woman, Meatstick > Free > Bouncing Around the Room, Harry Hood > Frankenstein > Cavern ENCORE : Contact > Tweezer Reprise Notes : Wilson contained a How High the Moon tease from Mike and Hood contained Stash teases from Trey.
Other victims may be linked to Otay Mesa suspect
15 Jun 2018 at 8:15am
A man accused of trying to kidnap a 13-year-old girl as she walked home from school in the South Bay may be responsible for assaulting three other victims. Jose Plascencia appeared briefly in a Chula Vista courtroom Thursday morning as his preliminary hearing was postponed; his attorney expressing doubts about his mental capacity to stand trial.
Garment organizer shares success with budding inventors
15 Jun 2018 at 3:34am
Frances Prado , Jennifer Espinoza and Vannessa Bravo at LBM Academy in Chula Vista during their first meeting. Jennifer wrote a song called "Boy Drama" and Vannessa created the Bravo Bag.
Zevely Zone: Welcome Quads! An instant family of six
14 Jun 2018 at 10:55pm
SAN DIEGO According to Sharp Mary Birch Hospital, it has been at least two years since they have seen quadruplets delivered. Last Wednesday, that all changed.
Great Father's Day experiences for dad in San Diego
14 Jun 2018 at 6:19pm
How about Father's Day Afternoon Tea at The London Bakery in Ramona! There will be a special "gentleman's menu" featuring sausage rolls, bacon scones with marmite butter, Finger Manwhiches including roast beef and horseradish along with brownie bites. All of the tasty food will be washed down with lashings of Root-Beer or Root-Beer float, Coffee or Tea.
US flag missing from Mt. Miguel hiking spot
14 Jun 2018 at 1:46pm
A popular San Diego County hiking monument went missing on Monday. At the summit of Mother Miguel Mountain in Chula Vista, the American flag usually waves proudly.
21 months to fix senior center's kitchen is too long, seniors say
14 Jun 2018 at 9:06am
Last Friday, Shirley Dorscher, the president of the local Seniors Club, threw a Flag Day party for more than 100 guests at Chula Vista 's Norman Park Senior Center. But she wasn't able to prepare the meal at the city's only senior center because it hasn't had a working kitchen in nearly two years.
Chula Vista will struggle to hire more cops despite sales tax increase
13 Jun 2018 at 11:41pm
Even with an estimated $16 million from the city's new sales tax increase, Chula Vista will struggle to hire more police officers as they face looming deficits in the coming years. Even with an estimated $16 million from the city's new sales tax increase, Chula Vista will struggle to hire more police officers as they face looming deficits in the coming years.
EEOC files sex-harassment suit against Tapioca Express
13 Jun 2018 at 9:28pm
Allegations of sexual harassment on the part of the owner of Tapioca Express outlets in Chula Vista and National City has prompted the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to file suit against the Asian- themed fast-food chain, the federal agency announced Wednesday. According to the commission, the proprietor of the two San Diego-area shops repeatedly wrapped his arms around female employees, pressed up against them and made inappropriate comments about their bodies.