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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.

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Chula Vista City Manager To Present Budget to City Council

[Editor’s Note: This just out from the City of Chula Vista, for those of us who want to know about the city’s finances.] CHULA VISTA CITY MANAGER TO PRESENT DRAFT FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 BUDGET TO CITY COUNCIL Balanced budget includes $60.6 million in Measure P funding Chula Vista City Manager Gary Halbert will present the draft Fiscal […]

Sexual Assaults

Protests at Southwestern College against Sexual Assaults

A special report to North of the Fence “No student should be afraid to get an education because of a campus that turns away indifferently from their request to stop sexual assaulters.” (Quoted from the student list of demands protesting normalization of sexual assault on SWC campus.) By Barbara Zaragoza Students held a protest against sexual […]


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 […]

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