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

    Saturday | 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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  2. Spending wiselyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | 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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  3. Cops, kids fill their baskets during annual shopping spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | 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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  4. Mayor Salas takes officeRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | 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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  5. Islands scores a touchdown with NFL Happy Hour menu specialsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Star News

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

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  6. Mat men face off 2014-15 season at Battle by the Beach tourneyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Star News

    The annual Bud Harbin Memorial Battle by the Beach wrestling tournament will serve as the starting point for several Metro Conference teams this Saturday at Mar Vista High School in Imperial Beach. According to tournament director and Mar Vista head coach Mario Olmos, Bonita Vista, Montgomery, Sweetwater, Southwest, Castle Park, Chula Vista and Mater Dei Catholic high schools are slated to compete alongside the tourney-host Mariners.

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  7. McCann declared winner in council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Star News

    John McCann will be seated on the Chula Vista City Council after defeating opponent Steve Padilla by two votes, according to Tuesday's Registar of Voters Office official election results. "And I'm here to serve them and looking forward to working on their issues every day that I can."

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  8. Bands take spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Star News

    Heralding trumpets and thundering drums filled the air in DeVore Stadium at Southwestern College as a packed house watched a reveille of sound at the 48th annual Sweetwater Union High School District Band Pageant Nov. 20. The pageant gives all SUHSD schools a chance to perform for each other and see other groups they have never gotten a chance to see. "There are no competitions and no trophies tonight," said Sweetwater Union High School District Director of Visual and Performing Arts Jeff Kover.

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  9. McCann leads PadillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Star News

    As of press time Wednesday, Sweetwater Union High School District board President John McCann pulled into a four-vote lead over former mayor Steve Padilla in the race for seat No. 1 in the Chula Vista City Council race.

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  10. Mar Vista boys water polo team makes historic trip to CIF finalsRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Star News

    The Mar Vista High School boys water polo team took on the best the Metro Conference could mete out this season and flourished, winning this year's Mesa League championship banner. The Mariners are now out to capture a bigger prize: the San Diego Section Division II championship trophy.

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  11. Police get money for body camsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Star News

    The next time you consider committing a crime you should think twice because a Chula Vista police officer maybe recording you. Expect to see Chula Vista Police officers armed with body-worn cameras at the beginning of next year, as Chula Vista council members unanimously approved funding for the wireless devices.

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  12. Record nine Metro boys water polo teams advance to CIF playoffsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Star News

    A record nine Metro Conference teams qualified for this year's four divisional San Diego Section boys water polo playoffs, including six in the 12-team Division III field. In fact, the first-ever CIF triple-header took place Tuesday afternoon at Loma Verde pool to accommodate the glut of South County teams.

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  13. Got Longevity? Deadline to enter contest is Nov. 14Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | Star News

    Attention Greatest Generation and Baby Boomers: Think you have what it takes to be considered the longest serving resident in Chula Vista? The Chula Vista community consists of some of the most dedicated, community-orientated and patriotic individuals who have experienced and contributed to the growth of our city firsthand, and now it's time to celebrate a life well lived. Philip Curtis Senior Realty is currently searching for the longest-serving, most experienced resident in Chula Vista.

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  14. Westling resigns as head football coach at Chula Vista High SchoolRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Star News

    Chula Vista head football coach Drew Westling announced in an email Saturday that he has resigned his position at the school. The Spartans concluded the season Friday with a 2-8 record following a 42-6 loss at Otay Ranch High School.

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  15. Coming back to councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Star News

    Sweetwater Union High School District board president John McCann's time on the school board is up and he's not running for reelection. Instead, the former Chula Vista councilman may return to City Hall in seat 1 of the City Council, if elected on Nov. 4. McCann said his return is prompted by a desire to move Chula Vista forward with future developments.

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  16. Coming back to councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Star News

    Absent from serving the city of Chula Vista as an elected official for nearly a decade, former mayor Steve Padilla could return to the dais as a councilman if voters elect him Nov. 4. Although Padilla, 47, has not set policy for the city in years, he said he is familiar with the issues facing Chula Vista, as he served two-terms as a councilman and one-term as mayor. However, Padilla's time as mayor was marred by controversy during his last year, ultimately costing him reelection in 2006 against his successor Mayor Cheryl Cox.

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  17. Mayor Mary or Jerry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Star News

    If elected as the 40th mayor of San Diego County's second largest city on Nov. 4, Salas will become the first Latina mayor in a city that's population is predominantly Hispanic. "A Mexican immigrant family to see that in three generations that this could happen.

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  18. Mayor Mary or Jerry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Star News

    The former president of the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce has also sat on numerous boards and committees in the South Bay and Chula Vista. Come Nov. 4, Rindone hopes to add 40th mayor of Chula Vista to his lengthy resum.

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  19. Sweetwater candidates discuss their goalsRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Star News

    Candidates running for areas two and four of the Sweetwater Union High School District school board explained at a Tuesday night candidate forum how they would bring ethics, transparency and leadership to a school district tainted by corruption and marred in controversy. Area two candidate Dana Toogood, a former math teacher in the district and a businesswoman, said the first steps for the district to move forward from the "black eye of corruption" lies with the voters.

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  20. Barons flatten Spartans, 41-3, on homecoming night, go 1-0 in leagueRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Star News

    After opening the season playing a brutally tough schedule, it was a bit difficult to get an accurate bead on just how good the Bonita Vista High School football team is this season. It turns out the Barons are pretty good.

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