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  1. Man of compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Star News

    Then in a last ditch effort to save taxpayers from paying for a costly special election, the City Council unanimously appointed Miesen to fill the vacancy. "I like to call myself the $1.2 million compromise," he said about his appointment that avoids the cost of a special election.

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  2. Lawsuit delayed pending serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Star News

    A lawsuit filed against the registrar of voters will not move forward until all parties are served, said San Diego Superior Judge Tamila Ipema Wednesday morning. An attorney for Aurora Clark - who is asking that the registrar consider uncounted ballots from a November election for city council - and the defendant, San Diego County registrar of voters, were present in court but Chula Vista Councilman John McCann was absent.

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  3. BV coach Marquez optimistic about new-look Lady BaronsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Star News

    From left, Emily Sherman , Amanda Castillo , Pascale Dumesnil and Amber White represent the Bonita Vista High School girls soccer team on the pitch this season. Photo by J.P. Wyllie Last year, it was just like old times for the Bonita Vista High School girls soccer team.

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  4. Titans top Mariners, 18-3, in roller hockey reunion gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Star News

    From left, Emily Sherman , Amanda Castillo , Pascale Dumesnil and Amber White represent the Bonita Vista High School girls soccer team on the pitch this season. Photo by J.P. Wyllie Ron Cole coached the Mar Vista High School roller hockey team for 10 years, starting in 2001.

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  5. New chief beats stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Star News

    From the appearance of Jim Geering's office, it doesn't look as if he was just named the city of Chula Vista's newest fire chief. Geering, 50, had the interim removed from his title on Dec. 26, replacing former chief Dave Hanneman who retired from the city in September and is now fire chief in Idaho Falls, Id.

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  6. Council appoints new council memberRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Star News

    After two days of intense deliberations, the Chula Vista City Council came to a consensus Tuesday night and appointed Steve Miesen as its fifth council member. Miesen, a division manager for Republic Services, fills the City Council vacancy left when Councilwoman Mary Casillas Salas was elected the city's 40th mayor in November.

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  7. Baron hoopsters making a run to the topRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Star News

    Bonita Vista High School boys basketball coach Greg Dumas doesn't know quite yet where it all will end for his team this season, but it could be something special. The Barons defeated the visiting Hilltop Lancers, 67-52, Friday night in a non-league rivalry game to improve to 14-7 on the season.

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  8. Bonita Vista boys soccer team is back on track in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Star News

    A year ago, the Bonita Vista High School boys soccer team suffered through one of its worst seasons in school history. Winning just a single league game en route to a 4-14-3 overall record, the Barons finished dead last in Metro-Mesa League competition.

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  9. Breaking the cycle of violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Star News

    It's no wonder that children who face severe, and often multiple risk factors, have also historically led poor academic outcomes. Home life stressors such as a parent's alcoholism or drug abuse, domestic violence and economic challenges create barriers for children's learning.

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  10. Sweetwater district hockey teams are set to roll out for second half of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Star News

    Roller hockey, which remains a coed sport within the Sweetwater Union High School District, resumes second-half play with games scheduled Jan. 13 at the Castle Park High School rink. Photo by Phillip Brents Play among Sweetwater district roller hockey teams resumes Tuesday, Jan. 13, with three games scheduled at the Castle Park High School rink.

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  11. Good cop's retirement puts the good and the bad behind himRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Star News

    You are walking on treacherous ground when you ask a retiring police officer what was the worst thing that happened to him in his career. Throwing caution to the wind I asked that very question to Capt.

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  12. Two Men, Two VotesRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 3 | Star News

    JANUARY Part-time Chula Vista resident Manny Ramirez splits his time between here and the Philippines. When Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of that country and left thousands of people without shelter and basic necessaities, Ramirez took it upon himself to help, even though he happened to be in the U.S. at the time.

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  13. Padilla supporter wants legal decisionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Star News

    The Chula Vista City Council race between elected councilman John McCann and opponent Steve Padilla is heading to court.a a A civil suit filed Friday by Chula Vista resident Aurora Clark in San Diego Superior Court is challenging provisional ballots that the Registrar of Voters did not include in the election count. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Clark and all registered voters of Chula Vista.

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  14. Lady Barons advance to finals of Bonita Optimist Holiday ClassicRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Star News

    The 45th edition of the Lady Baron-Bonita Optimist Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament wrapped up Tuesday at Bonita Vista High School with the tourney host Barons earning a berth in the championship game. The Lady Barons dropped an exciting 58-51 overtime contest to the defending tournament champion Alhambra Lions.

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  15. The internationally friendly legacy of Rudy RamirezRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Star News

    Rudy Ramirez has always focused beyond borders. The Chula Vista native got his college degree in international studies.

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  16. It's overRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Star News

    A re-count effort in a Chula Vista City Council race between Steve Padilla and Councilman-elect John McCann has stopped, according to Cynthia Paes with the Registrar of Voters Office. Southwestern College governing board member Humberto Peraza submitted a request Thursday morning - on behalf of the Democratic Party - to halt the re-count.

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  17. Spending wiselyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Star News

    During the holiday shopping season, most of us are on the hunt for the best values when we head to the malls and stores. Last year, the County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting spent over $1.2 billion on purchases from 1,875 suppliers, from construction to Information Technology, from utilities to vehicles, from helicopters to mental health services.

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  18. Cops, kids fill their baskets during annual shopping spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Star News

    Law enforcement agencies throughout San Diego County converged on a Target store Saturday morning for the biggest toy "raid" this holiday season. Police officers and their juvenile companions searched and seized items in the toy aisle at the Target at 3245 Sports Arena Blvd. for the 21st annual Shop with a Cop event.

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  19. Mayor Salas takes officeRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Star News

    It was standing room only in the Chula Vista City Council chamber Tuesday evening as mayor-elect Mary Salas, incumbent Pat Aguilar and newly elected councilman John McCann were sworn in to their respective offices. Salas becomes the first Latina mayor in San Diego County after Chula Vista voters elected her to the position on Nov.4. The mayor said her priorities include continuing building the city's reserves, increasing the city's influence on regional boards and completing unfinished projects such as bayfront development, the Millenia development project and the creation of a four-year university in Chula Vista.

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  20. Islands scores a touchdown with NFL Happy Hour menu specialsRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Star News

    Buffalo wings, nachos, sliders and beer. Perfect bar food while watching an NFL telecast.

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