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Mother killed in Clairemont home was longtime Chula Vista teacher
26 Jul 2017 at 8:43pm
A woman fatally stabbed in her Clairemont home Monday night was a longtime teacher at Otay Ranch High School, district officials said Wednesday. "This is a tremendous loss to our school and one that will be felt by the entire community," a letter posted on the school's website reads.
Man jailed for two weeks on mistaken identity gets $150K settlement
25 Jul 2017 at 9:56pm
San Diego will pay $150,000 to a man who spent two weeks in jail after being incorrectly charged in 2015 with two felony counts based on mistaken identity. Fredrick Lee Washington is eight years younger than a man named Fred Washington who police say committed the crimes.
Driver suspected in fatal Chula Vista hit-run crash arrested.
25 Jul 2017 at 5:49pm
Chula Vista police arrested a woman they believe was driving this Ford Explorer when she hit a motorcyclist on Main Street, fatally injuring him. Chula Vista police arrested a woman they believe was driving this Ford Explorer when she hit a motorcyclist on Main Street, fatally injuring him.
Crews Work to Extinguish Apartment Fire in Chula Vista
25 Jul 2017 at 1:06pm
Fire crews responded to several reports of smoke at the apartment building, located near Otay Ranch High School, according to the Chula Vista Fire Department. The building is at the 1500 block of Corte Barcelona.
Dog fashion show fetches talent from top canines in Laguna Hills
24 Jul 2017 at 6:04pm
Maryjane arrives in a bubble bath to the Dashing Doggie Fashion Show at the Laguna Hills Community Center on July 23, 2017. Maryjane is owned by Carissa Musarca of Chula Vista and took the Best In Show prize.
Woman, daughter in Mission Valley deaths ID'd
24 Jul 2017 at 1:44pm
A woman found dead in a Mission Valley office Saturday under suspicious circumstances was identified as a 66-year-old Chula Vista resident. According to San Diego police, officers responded to a 911 call regarding a dead woman found in an office in the 3400 block of Camino Del Rio South.
Schools promote road safety at start of year
24 Jul 2017 at 6:55am
As thousands of students head back to class, the Chula Vista Elementary School District is expanding its "Safe Routes to School" program. The program is now in 27 of the 46 schools in the district.
21 single-family home designs
23 Jul 2017 at 11:42am
The Village of Escaya in Otay Ranch, which recently unveiled 21 beautifully decorated models of single-family detached homes has enjoyed unprecedented popularity since its grand opening last month with hundreds of families touring the models every week. To date, approximately a total of 65 homes by Brookfield Residential, CalAtlanticHomes and Shea Homes, have been contracted.
Comic-Con 2017: These friends are the creative force behind DC's Tiny Titans ...
23 Jul 2017 at 7:10am
At the Aw Yeah Comics table at Comic-Con 2017 , artist Art Baltazar talks quietly to a pair of shy children as he draws pictures for them, which he then gives them for free. "I've been drawing all my life since I was little kid.
Price 65th Anniversary
23 Jul 2017 at 2:41am
Tom served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Algol AKA 54 based in California. They transported civilians to safety from North Vietnam to South Vietnam, called Passage to Freedom.
Local comic shop sales jump during Comic-Con
22 Jul 2017 at 10:19pm
South Bay comic book sellers expect a small jump in sales this week as a sold-out Comic-Con 2017 sends local fans who do not have tickets into their neighborhood shops. "My sales are actually a lot better during Comic-Con," said Ed Sandburg, owner of Comics-N-Stuff, in a phone interview.
Cal Fire fighting growing blaze near Warner Springs grows
22 Jul 2017 at 5:55pm
Cal Fire firefighters are working to knock down a vegetation fire, dubbed the Lost Fire, off Lost Valley Road near Warner Springs. Cal Fire reported the fire at more than 100 acres with a moderate to rapid rate of spread at around 5 p.m., an increase from an earlier estimate of 50 to 60 acres at 4:30 p.m. It was initially reported as a small, 3 to 5-acre fire with a moderate rate of spread.
Man faces manslaughter charges after leaving car
22 Jul 2017 at 1:20pm
A Chula Vista man faces 15 years in prison if he's convicted of causing another driver's death after he abandoned his Jeep on a freeway while allegedly drunk, a prosecutor said Monday. David Armando Olvera, 29, has pleaded not guilty to charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in the June 17 death of Gregory Scott, 40, who struck Olvera's abandoned vehicle.
Lawsuit dropped, city pays
22 Jul 2017 at 1:20pm
A former Chula Vista fire official who won a $1.2 million disability discrimination lawsuit against the city of Chula Vista has agreed to a $900,000 settlement with the city in exchange for dropping a separate legal action, pushing the total award to $2.1 million. The $2.1 million settlement, recommended by a mediator, drops former Chula Vista Deputy Fire Chief Jim Garcia's defamation claim against the city and includes the jury-awarded $1.2 million.
Golf tournament raises money for police and animal causes
22 Jul 2017 at 1:20pm
The third annual Coldwell Banker Royal Realty Annual Charity Golf Tournament tees off at 10 a.m. on July 28 at Salt Creek Golf Club, 525 Hunt Parkway. The cost for a single golfer is $145.00, a foursome cost $485; a dinner ticket is $35 and Helicopter ball drop ticket to win $1,0000 only costs $25.