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January 22, 1991
A public memorial service for Chula Vista Mayor Gayle McCandliss and the establishment of a memorial fund in her name to benefit cultural arts were announced Monday by a city official. "She always had a lot of interest in the cultural arts," so the idea of an arts fund was accepted enthusiastically by McCandliss' family and friends, said John Goss, Chula Vista's city manager. The fund will probably present an annual award to help support creative and fine artists in the city, he said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 2007 | Tony Perry
Two police officers Friday shot and killed a 90-year-old man who had brandished a gun outside his mobile home and refused orders to drop the weapon, officials said. Inside the mobile home, officers found notes indicating that the man, Robert Saul Oseroff, planned to end his life, officials said. Officers had gone to the mobile home park after neighbors alerted them that Oseroff was inside his residence with a gun. -- Tony Perry
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March 9, 1997 | JOHN Mc KINNEY
The view from the observation tower at Chula Vista Nature Center takes in San Diego Bay, the Silver Strand, Coronado Island and downtown San Diego. Chula Vista, San Diego County's second-most populous city, gateway to Mexico, surprises with its sprawl. There is another nice view, for bird-watchers anyway: the native and migratory waterfowl in Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, San Diego Bay's largest remaining wetland.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 4, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Councilman Steve Castaneda has been indicted by the San Diego County Grand Jury and will be arraigned Thursday in Superior Court, according to court documents. Castaneda, 47, has accused Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis of trying to force him from office. Castaneda has said that he is being investigated for buying property in the city's redevelopment area.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
State and federal officials approved a plan to preserve 9,243 acres of wildlife habitat in San Diego County in exchange for a streamlined development approval process in the city of Chula Vista. The preserve will include 4,993 acres within Chula Vista -- 16.5% of the city's area -- and an additional 4,250 acres east of the city in unincorporated San Diego County. State and federal permits authorizing the preserve were issued Jan. 13.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 4, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Councilman Steve Castaneda has been indicted by the San Diego County Grand Jury and will be arraigned Thursday in Superior Court, according to court documents. Castaneda, 47, has accused Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis of trying to force him from office. Castaneda has said that he is being investigated for buying property in the city's redevelopment area.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 2007 | Tony Perry
Two police officers Friday shot and killed a 90-year-old man who had brandished a gun outside his mobile home and refused orders to drop the weapon, officials said. Inside the mobile home, officers found notes indicating that the man, Robert Saul Oseroff, planned to end his life, officials said. Officers had gone to the mobile home park after neighbors alerted them that Oseroff was inside his residence with a gun. -- Tony Perry
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 30, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A Chula Vista man and his associates are accused of defrauding 500 investors, many of them retired Filipinos living in San Diego County, of $25 million. Federal prosecutors filed a civil complaint against Edmundo Rubi and four others after investigating a civil court lawsuit alleging fraud. On Friday, prosecutors filed contempt charges against Rubi after he violated an order to appear in court to account for millions of dollars transferred overseas.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 7, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Nine people were injured when a car ran into a Job Corps bus carrying youths home from a basketball game, sending the bus careening up an embankment on Interstate 5. Five youths on the bus and two staff members were taken to hospitals with minor to moderate injuries after the collision Wednesday night, authorities said. The driver of the car suffered serious internal injuries and a passenger was less seriously injured, said California Highway Patrol Sgt. Tim Santillan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
A 36-year-old Chula Vista man was convicted this week of pimping and money-laundering for running what authorities described as one of the most lucrative prostitution operations ever seen in the region. Allmighty Master Supreme Mayo faces a maximum of 11 years in prison when sentenced. He was convicted of running an "outcall" service through which prostitutes charged up to $1,000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
State and federal officials approved a plan to preserve 9,243 acres of wildlife habitat in San Diego County in exchange for a streamlined development approval process in the city of Chula Vista. The preserve will include 4,993 acres within Chula Vista -- 16.5% of the city's area -- and an additional 4,250 acres east of the city in unincorporated San Diego County. State and federal permits authorizing the preserve were issued Jan. 13.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
A 36-year-old Chula Vista man was convicted this week of pimping and money-laundering for running what authorities described as one of the most lucrative prostitution operations ever seen in the region. Allmighty Master Supreme Mayo faces a maximum of 11 years in prison when sentenced. He was convicted of running an "outcall" service through which prostitutes charged up to $1,000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 7, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Nine people were injured when a car ran into a Job Corps bus carrying youths home from a basketball game, sending the bus careening up an embankment on Interstate 5. Five youths on the bus and two staff members were taken to hospitals with minor to moderate injuries after the collision Wednesday night, authorities said. The driver of the car suffered serious internal injuries and a passenger was less seriously injured, said California Highway Patrol Sgt. Tim Santillan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 30, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A Chula Vista man and his associates are accused of defrauding 500 investors, many of them retired Filipinos living in San Diego County, of $25 million. Federal prosecutors filed a civil complaint against Edmundo Rubi and four others after investigating a civil court lawsuit alleging fraud. On Friday, prosecutors filed contempt charges against Rubi after he violated an order to appear in court to account for millions of dollars transferred overseas.
TRAVEL
March 9, 1997 | JOHN Mc KINNEY
The view from the observation tower at Chula Vista Nature Center takes in San Diego Bay, the Silver Strand, Coronado Island and downtown San Diego. Chula Vista, San Diego County's second-most populous city, gateway to Mexico, surprises with its sprawl. There is another nice view, for bird-watchers anyway: the native and migratory waterfowl in Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, San Diego Bay's largest remaining wetland.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 22, 1991
A public memorial service for Chula Vista Mayor Gayle McCandliss and the establishment of a memorial fund in her name to benefit cultural arts were announced Monday by a city official. "She always had a lot of interest in the cultural arts," so the idea of an arts fund was accepted enthusiastically by McCandliss' family and friends, said John Goss, Chula Vista's city manager. The fund will probably present an annual award to help support creative and fine artists in the city, he said.
NEWS
November 18, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Dozens of startled residents in southern San Diego County called police to report a UFO, which turned out to be a blimp on its maiden advertising voyage. Brightly lit in the night sky to attract attention, the blimp did exactly that Friday night. Police in Chula Vista, National City and San Diego say they got a number of calls from residents worried about an invasion from outer space. "People think they are seeing UFOs and it's weird," a Chula Vista police dispatcher said.
FOOD
August 24, 1995 | SYLVIA THOMPSON
Choosing which fig to grow can be dismaying, what with so many elements to consider in the fruit and tree. Let's lay them out. If you can grow several trees, check with a local nursery for maturing dates of cultivars in your area so you can pick fruit from June through December. Pasquale, for instance, without frost, ripens into December. I don't believe in giving garden space to foods I can buy.
NEWS
November 18, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Dozens of startled residents in southern San Diego County called police to report a UFO, which turned out to be a blimp on its maiden advertising voyage. Brightly lit in the night sky to attract attention, the blimp did exactly that Friday night. Police in Chula Vista, National City and San Diego say they got a number of calls from residents worried about an invasion from outer space. "People think they are seeing UFOs and it's weird," a Chula Vista police dispatcher said.
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