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UC Berkeley Student Detained by ICE Returns to Bay Area
22 Jan 2018 at 10:22am
A UC Berkeley student held by immigration authorities in San Diego and released Wednesday arrived back in the Bay Area on Sunday. Sergio Quintana reports.
Navy's newest vessel sails into San Diego and a new future in surface warfare
19 Jan 2018 at 10:48pm
Last year was still rough on the surface warfare fleet, with a spate of collisions in the Western Pacific that killed 17 sailors and triggered the early retirement of Naval Surface Forces commander Vice Adm. Tom Rowden.
Magical makers meet up for Unicorn Fest
19 Jan 2018 at 6:21pm
There will be lots of vendors selling unicorn themed food, drinks, treats, clothing, accessories, and performers that are sure to entertain. Unicorn Fest is this Saturday, January 20th at Talavera Event Center in Chula Vista from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Unicorn Fest is sure to be a blast.
Local college's newest facility set to open
19 Jan 2018 at 1:26pm
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - The long-awaited Wellness & Aquatic Complex at Southwestern College is expected to open to the public in the next few months.
Albertsons paying $91K rent on empty building
19 Jan 2018 at 8:48am
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - Residents in Chula Vista are continuing to wonder why a big building that used to house an Albertsons grocery store remains empty and unused.
Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by car in Mission Valley
19 Jan 2018 at 3:52am
A car struck and seriously injured a pedestrian Thursday near the Westfield Mission Valley mall. The vehicle had just exited a parking lot and was traveling at about 25 mph when it hit the 58-year-old man in the 2400 block of Camino del Rio North shortly before 6 a.m., according to San Diego police.
Port awarded millions for bayfront bike path
18 Jan 2018 at 11:12pm
Even though the Port of San Diego hasn't received millions of dollars pledged to them late last year, San Diego Port Commissioner Anne Moore said recently she is excited by what the money will do for Chula Vista. In November the California Natural Resources Agency awarded a $4.8 million grant to the Port of San Diego for its Sweetwater bicycle path and promenade project, which is a component of the Chula Vista bayfront.
Manslaughter case set for March
18 Jan 2018 at 6:42pm
A March 27 trial date has been set for a Chula Vista man who left his car on a freeway and caused the death of a man returning home. David Armando Olvera, 30, pleaded not guilty to charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in the death of Gregory Scott, 40, of Spring Valley.
Best of offers informative results
18 Jan 2018 at 6:42pm
Last year The Star-News asked readers to chime in with their "Best of" picks. The results are in and all the winners can be seen in this issue.
Former councilman writing chapters in his changing life
18 Jan 2018 at 6:42pm
Ralph Inzunza Sr. was once a school board member in San Ysidro and was a three-term National City councilman from 1988 to 2000. Ralph Inzunza Jr. served as chief of staff for former District 8 San Diego Councilman Juan Vargas for six years before getting elected to the same seat in 2001.
#FoodieNews: Waterfront dining options in the South Bay
18 Jan 2018 at 1:49pm
PHOTO/KRIS GALICA BROWN The lemon ricotta blueberry French toast is a must-try at Sea180 Coastal Tavern in Imperial Beach. Photo by Kris Galicia Brown Yes, it's true, there are choices when it comes to waterfront dining with spectacular views.
Fitzgerald: Overflowing CSUs should look to, not laugh at, Stockton
17 Jan 2018 at 12:16am
The spokesman for California's State University system seemed to scoff at Stockton in a recent interview, drawing a tart response from Assemblywoman Susan Eggman. The context is that CSUs overflowed last year.
Berkeley student in immigration detention misses first day of classes
16 Jan 2018 at 8:08pm
Luis Mora, a student at UC Berkeley, missed the first day of spring classes on Tuesday because he is in a San Diego immigration detention facility. Luis Mora, a student at UC Berkeley, missed the first day of spring classes on Tuesday because he is in a San Diego immigration detention facility.
Former pastor John Bishop arrested in California
16 Jan 2018 at 3:33pm
John Bishop, the former lead pastor of Vancouver's Living Hope Church, is facing a federal charge in U.S. District Court in Southern California for allegedly trying to smuggle more than 280 pounds of marijuana into the country from Mexico. The 54-year-old was arrested Dec. 11 after he was stopped about 5:25 a.m. by U.S. Customs and Border Protection while re-entering the country through the San Ysidro, Calif., port.
Car goes up in flames, snarls traffic off I-15
15 Jan 2018 at 8:50pm
A car fire snarled traffic on Interstate 15 in San Diego Monday, but there were no reports of any injuries. A vehicle on the shoulder of northbound I-15 at Interstate 805 became engulfed in flames around 11:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.