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Third Avenue Chula Vista

Save Our Neighborhood

From the Editor: This just out from Crossroads II, a community group that advocates for Chula vista. You are probably aware by now of the controversy over the proposal to build a 5-story condo/apartment building at the corner of 3rd Avenue & K Street. That property is currently a commercial site. The proposed building would […]

Imperial Beach Pier

Border Patrol Rescue Two Men on Cliff

From the Editor: This is an up-to-the-minute press release I thought might be of interest to people in the South Bay Mary Beth Caston Writer Editor U.S. Border Patrol Information & Communication Division San Diego Sector HQ (619) 216-4182 Border Patrol and Area Partners Rescue Two Men on Cliff IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents on […]

San Ysidro Port of Entry

North of the Fence: The PedWest Disaster

The GSA is currently undertaking a large reconfiguration of the SY POE that costs $735 million total. The construction is imperative, since the SY POE is the largest land port of entry in the world. Mexico is not only our third largest trade partner, but border residents on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico line are allied […]

Heritage Square

One Perfect Day in National City

National City is the second oldest city in San Diego County with many exciting things to see & do. In my opinion, the reason why National City goes under the radar is pretty clear: much of its marina is devoted to industrial uses, such as Pasha Automotive, which processes up to 400,000 cars annually, many of those vehicles coming off large […]

PedWest Virgina Avenue San Ysidro

North of the Fence: PedWest Opens At San Ysidro Port of Entry Today

The San Ysidro PedWest Crossing opens today, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Some in nearby Chula Vista, let alone cities much further north, may not think a new pedestrian border crossing has an impact on their community — but think again. The San Ysidro Port of Entry (POE) is the largest land POE in the world, […]

National City Depot

National City Depot Transcontinental Railroad

Slow Travel: The National City Depot Transcontinental Railroad is a little boy’s (and even a big boy’s) paradise. Best of all, the depot has very caring volunteers from the San Diego Electric Railway Association who show kids their electric trains as well as memorabilia related to the history of this railroad. What’s the significance? This was once the first terminus of transcontinental […]

San Ysidro Port of Entry

North of the Fence: Attacker of Homeless Found in Chula Vista

Doug Porter has been reporting on the attack of homeless men in San Diego. Four people were assaulted in their sleep, two set on fire. Two men later died. Frank Gormlie at the OB Rag also carried the story about the assaults on Angelo De Nardo, 53, Shawn Mitchell Longley, 41, Manual Nunez Mason, 61, and a 23-year-old man (not named). The […]

Otay Mesa POE Sculpture

Border Freeway in Otay Mesa

Editor’s Note: This is an important Press Release from the Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce concerning highways in Otay Mesa and how they will affect the port of entry and U.S.-Mexico trade. I am posting it in full: SAN DIEGO REGION TO BE AWARDED $49 MILLION TO COMPLETE BORDER FREEWAY AND CONNECTORS Project will Facilitate […]

Baja Cookbook

The Baja Cookbook

Todos Santos magazine launches The Baja Cookbook, featuring recipes by top Baja chefs From the Editor: Check out this Press Release of a new cookbook. I’m a complete fan, so hope you enjoy the event and the book! If you’re a fan of Baja California cuisine, this is really good news for you. Todos Santos, […]

South Bayfront Sailing Association

Sea Cadet Training Throughout July!

This upcoming week, Sea Cadets from all over the US will be camping on the BILL OF RIGHTS for an Amateur Radio School. They’ll be graduating as General Class radio operators by the end of the week and will have had a grand adventure here in the South Bay. On July 16th we will welcome […]

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