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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.


Otay River Valley

The rains came down hard in February. The South Bay saw a kind of watery region not often seen, since we are accustomed to a drought environment. On March 4th I took a hike along the Otay River Watershed, enjoying the Upper and Lower Otay Dam. Unusually, the new trail connecting Proctor Valley was flooded. The […]

Rita Hayworth House

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Rita the Saint

[Editor’s Note: Charlie Berigan is a writer and member of the South Bay Scribes. He wrote this piece, included in their Chapbook #6, about Rita Hayworth who lived in Chula Vista. As a teenager, she performed in Tijuana and got her “first break” there.] By Charlie Berigan Non descript corner modest appointments, bungalow dwelling no temple, no […]

Ghillie Dhu

A Tale of Ghillie Dhu, Part 2

  by: sloanranger Part 2 And as the fog, it left his head, no longer, Gil… Ghillie Dhu, instead. “But why are we here, in a cage – there’s nothing worse to bring me rage.” But not one spoke – as soon the sound of something loud… trod on the ground. “It’s Sasquat,” Faun did […]

A Tale of Ghillie Dhu

A Tale of Ghillie Dhu: The Scottish Forest Elf

“Enemies of Ghillie Dhu, be careful how ye trod – A fiery rage does lay beneath that green and gentle sod.” by sloanranger “Gillis, wait!” The young woman threw the tea towel over her shoulder and leaned down to the small, tearful boy: “Hisht, now, be a good lad while I talk to ye’re, Da.” […]

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