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Chula Vista is the second largest city in the San Diego metropolitan area and has a population of approximately 250,000. The city also ranks as the tenth safest city in the United States.

BMX

Riders Ready? Watch The Gate!

Editor’s Note: In 2013 I had a daughter taking lessons at the Olympic Training Center for BMX. At the time, Olympians trained there, including Alise Post — who I interviewed. On August 20th ESPN reported that Alise Post won a Silver Medal at the Rio Olympics. In honor of our South Bay Olympic Training stadium […]

Chico's Bakery

Chico’s Bakery

Remember the days when your mother would go to a good panaderia and bring back goodies you could eat for breakfast or all day long? Well, famed Chico’s Bakery still exists down the charming Third Avenue in Chula Vista and locals rave about this place. The owner, Xavier Plascensia, took over the business with his […]

West Auto Wreckers

West Auto Wreckers

Where does your car go when it dies? Legally, it must be disposed of in the correct way. Specialists called auto recyclers or auto wreckers know how to take care of this for you. Their businesses, once known as junkyards, provide us with a service we often take for granted. Although you can find about […]

Upper Otay Dam

Hiking at the Upper Otay Reservoir and Dam in Chula Vista

The South Bay is up-and-coming when it comes to hiking. The trails are less traveled, so you’ll often have the scenery all to yourself. A favorite new walk exists in eastern Chula Vista that passes the Otay Upper Dam. You may remember my posts about the Lower Otay Dam, which broke in 1916 and caused massive flooding […]

Chula Vista Women's Club

Chula Vista Arts Program May Get Cut!

URGENT ACTION ALERT – ACTION NEEDED All Chula Vista Arts Could Be Eliminated Tuesday ACTION ALERT – Chula Vista Arts at Stake On May 23rd, the Chula Vista City manager proposed a BALANCED budget that did not propose any cuts to Cultural Arts or Fire staffing with $1, 975, 080 proposed for Fire Vehicles and […]

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