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A relatively new development in East Chula Vista, this is becoming the Beverly Hills of San Diego. The Olympic Training Center hosts some of the best athletes and trails, fishing and shopping are some of the fun activities growing here. It’s also a minority-majority area with over 70% of the residents of Asian or Hispanic descent.

Eastlake Country Club

Salt Creek Golf Course

The Salt Creek Golf Course is one of several golf courses in the South Bay. Interestingly, Chula Vista has one of the most comprehensive recycled water programs in the County and the Otay Water District’s recycling plant services the golf courses in this region. I have already written about the two golf courses in Bonita. If you’re […]

Otay Dam

Lower Otay Dam

If you haven’t gone out to see the museum exhibit, The Great Flood of 1916, at the Chula Vista Public Library — it’s an exceptional way to learn about our South Bay region. There’s all sorts of tidbits about our droughts, floods and City Council shenanigans from days-of-old. NBC San Diego did a great story on […]

Eisenhower by Katarzyna Lappin

Katarzyna Lappin Fine Arts

Colorful, lively and playful. These are the words that describe local artist, Katarzyna Lappin’s paintings. Calling Chula Vista home since 2005, Lappin’s work centers on scenes from California, San Diego County and Chula Vista. Originally from Poland, she has chosen our little ‘neck of the woods’ for her pieces because, she explains, “the California landscape is […]

Santino Pizzo

Pizzo’s Pizzeria & Wine Bar

Restaurant Review: The most authentic Neapolitan pizza in all of San Diego County — no, in all of California — you’ll find right here in the South Bay. Owner Santino Pizzo has operated this quaint establishment at San Miguel Ranch for a little over a year and beware: Pizzo’s has already been “discovered,” so if […]

Pho Soup Bowl

Pho Hiep Grill

If you haven’t tried Pho yet, you’re seriously missing out. The Vietnamese food culture has taken the South Bay by storm! This is the first of a few of my Pho installments. Pho Hiep Grill is a swank restaurant in the middle of what I like to call the Beverly Hills of San Diego. The […]

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