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  1. Local agencies examine drought impact, policyRead the original story

    Saturday | Star News

    Gov. Jerry Brown's water restrictions have water agencies in the South County scrambling to determine how they are going to comply with the first mandatory water restrictions in the state's history. The governor at the beginning of the month issued an executive order to combat the years-long drought that calls for a mandatory reduction in water use by cities and water agencies by at least 25 percent by July 1. Water agencies that don't comply with the mandate may be subject to heavy fines and increased water costs.

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  2. Crusaders starting to build momentum in search of sixth consecutive CIF softball titleRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Star News

    When the Mater Dei Catholic High School girls softball team shaded the visiting Bonita Vista Barons by a 2-1 score on April 15, it was more than just a feather in the cap for the Lady Crusaders. It was a watershed moment for the MDCHS program, according to head coach Mike Centrullo.

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  3. Young Barons prove that experience isn't everythingRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Star News

    It is not at all surprising that the Bonita Vista High softball team is off to a promising start. After all, John Carlson's charges have advanced to four consecutive CIF finals in the last four years, winning a coveted crown in 2012.

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  4. Drawing a line in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Star News

    In 2012, Chula Vista voters approved Proposition B which changed the process for electing City Council members from an "at large" to a "district" system. This fundamentally changed our form of representative government: instead of councilmembers being elected City-wide and representing seats, councilmembers will now be elected by and represent geographic "districts" within the City.

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  5. Attempt to unseat councilman may be down for the countRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Star News

    A San Diego Superior Court judge ruled Monday that a dozen ineligible ballots in last November's election for a Chula Vista City Council seat will remain uncounted. Judge Eddie C. Sturgeon wrote in court papers that every voter must be treated equally and because the contestant didn't challenge every uncounted provisional ballot, it would create an "unconstitutional disparity" between similarly situated voters in that some voters' ballots are counted while ballots of other similarly situated voters remain excluded.

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  6. Forum examines immigration policyRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Star News

    Immigration attorney Cesar Luna will headline an immigration forum and free community services fair on Saturday, April 18, from noon to 3 p.m. at the MAAC Community Center, 1387 Third Ave. The fourth annual event is co-sponsored by Chula Vista Mayor Mary Casillas Salas, Deputy Mayor Pamela Bensoussan and Alliance San Diego, the community empowerment organization that builds coalitions to promote justice and social change. The public is being encouraged to attend the forum/fair to learn what they need to know to protect themselves, as well as prepare for President Obama's Deferred Action for Parental Accountability and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiatives.

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  7. Dozens become ill at senior residential centerRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | Star News

    A highly contagious stomach and intestinal virus has sickened dozens of residents and staff at a Chula Vista retirement community. San Diego County Health officials say tests revealed that Fredericka Manor at 183 Third Ave. tested positive for two cases of norovirus, not the stomach flu as had been previously reported by the retirement facility.

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  8. Total lunar eclipse to provide Easter weekend present for skywatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Star News

    If the weather cooperates, South County residents who either stay up late or get up early will have a chance to view a total lunar eclipse during the early morning hours of Saturday, April 4. It will be a bonus for many observing the Easter weekend holiday. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the moon crosses in front of the earth's shadow, thus darkening its surface.

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  9. Bonita Vista Barons baseball team striving for a rare repeatRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Star News

    Over the years, some competitive baseball teams have donned the blue and gold of Bonita Vista High School. Several of those teams won league championships and a couple even progressed to the CIF finals.

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  10. Writer, columnist diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Star News

    Writer and The Star-News columnist Tom Basinski died March 25. He was 68 years old. Before joining The Star-News in 2009 Mr. Basisnki was an investigator with the San Diego County District Attorney's Office and the city of San Diego's City Attorney's Office.

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  11. New mayor delivers first SOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Star News

    And with a little more than three months at the helm, Casillias Salas will outline her plans, goals and vision for the county's second largest city at her first State of the City address on Tuesday, March 17, at City Hall. "I'm going to be talking about where the city's been and where we're headed and all the wonderful possibilities that we have for 2015," the mayor said.

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  12. Eastlake polo women come out on top to claim CIF titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Star News

    Eastlake players and coaches take the ceremonial dunk after winning last Saturday's San Diego Section Division III girls water polo championship title. Photo by Phillip Brents The Eastlake High School girls water polo team made history by winning the school's first San Diego Section championship in the sport after defeating the San Pasqual Golden Eagles, 9-7, in the Division III final last Saturday at La Jolla High School.

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  13. CIF boys basketball: tiny Lutheran scores biggest win of seasonRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Star News

    Greyhound, E.T., Spider, White Chocolate and Tower of Power. They were all on the Parkway Gym playing court Friday evening as the top-seeded Lutheran High School boys basketball team engaged the fourth-seeded Preuss Tritons in a San Diego Section Division V semifinal contest.

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  14. Lady Barons top Lady Spartans, 61-57, in CIF hoops thrillerRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Star News

    Bonita Vista High School girls basketball coach Wayne Wooten found out just what his team is made of in Wednesday's San Diego Section Division II opening round playoff game at Chula Vista High School. Leading by as much as 16 points in the first half, the Lady Barons saw the host Lady Spartans engineer a heroic second-half comeback to take the lead with three minutes left in the game.

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  15. Seven Metro mat women qualify for state championship tournamentRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Star News

    That progress was more than evident at last Saturday's section championship tournament at Rancho Buena Vista High School when 132 young women registered to compete. That number is up from the approximately 90 girls who participated in last year's CIF finals.

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  16. McCann gets a new judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Star News

    A civil case against the registrar of voters contesting last November's election for a Chula Vista City Council seat has been assigned a new judge. Attorney Brian Hildreth, who represents Councilman John McCann, filed a peremptory challenge on Feb. 2 requesting a new judge for the case.

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  17. Love of partnership and learning showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Star News

    Beyond the smiles, new parent run activities and a stream of inspiring stories, there are numbers solid numbers showing that the love of learning is happening. Promise Neighborhoods is a federal initiative that is not just another program to help struggling communities, it's an approach aimed to amplify and accelerate local efforts in order to achieve collective impact.

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  18. Who will take home medals at Metro Conference wrestling finals?Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Star News

    The Metro Conference wrestling championship tournament is scheduled Saturday, Feb. 14, at Mar Vista High School. Who will take home the championship medals? Local mat men offered a preview during final regular season tournaments last weekend.

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  19. Four Metro mat squads included in new CIF divisional dual meet championshipsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Star News

    The San Diego Section's inaugural multi-divisional dual meet wrestling championships face off Monday and Tuesday with quarterfinal-round matches and conclude Thursday with semifinals and finals. It's not a new idea the section held single-division dual championship tournaments in 1991 and 1992 but the expansion to four divisions embarks on new territory.

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  20. Cox shares connections throughout cityRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Star News

    The cable and Internet provider on Jan. 14 launched its first installment of wifi hotspots, which include 249 hotspots through the county, with 30 in Chula Vista and 30 in National City. "We are really excited to be able to bring this not only to our South Bay customers but to any of our customers," said Cox spokeswoman Ceanne Guerra.

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