Tag Archives: South Bay

City Of San Diego Proposes ‘Toilet To Tap’ Water Program

December 26, 2014

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South Bay may get double loading of ocean discharge By Barbara Zaragoza The City of San Diego Planning Department held an environmental scoping meeting on Tuesday, December 9th at the South Bay Recreation Center. The aim was to receive public input on the proposed Pure Water program, also known as the ‘toilet to tap’ program. […]

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San Diego’s South Bay Region is Poised for Growth, Local Experts Say

October 17, 2014

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Elected officials, economists and business leaders gathered to discuss development of the South Bay and Baja region at the South County Economic Development Council’s 24th Annual Economic Summit More than 400 of San Diego’s business leaders and public officials gathered Friday for the South County Economic Development Council’s 24th Annual Economic Summit. The summit offered […]

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South Bay students return to school

July 26, 2013

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By Pablo J. Sáinz From San Ysidro to National City, most school districts in the South Bay started the new school year on Wednesday, July 24th. However, the Chula Vista Elementary School District definitely has some to brag about, the Enrique S. Camarena Elementary School, a state-of-the art, brand-new school that will serve more than […]

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Estudiantes de South Bay regresan a clases

July 26, 2013

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz De San Ysidro a National City, la mayoría de los distritos escolares en el sur de San Diego iniciaron el nuevo año escolar el miércoles 24 de julio. Sin embargo, el Distrito Escolar de Chula Vista sin duda tiene algo de que presumir: la nueva escuela Enrique S. Camarena Elementary, que […]

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Building a South Bay University Earns Strong Support from San Diegans

July 13, 2012

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Our Greater San Diego Vision survey shows strong support for the development of a University in San Diego’s South Bay Preliminary results from The San Diego Foundation’s Our Greater San Diego Vision survey indicated that 61% of responses supported building a new university in the South Bay to meet the higher education needs of people […]

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Es Hora de dar a Nuestra Región Binacional la Atención que Merece

July 6, 2012

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Comentario: Por Cindy Gompper-Graves Recientemente los miembros de una delegación comercial binacional pusieron en marcha una gira por la frontera México-Estados Unidos con la esperanza de llamar la atención renovada a la región y destacando su importancia como motor del crecimiento económico. La delega-ción hizo paradas en diferentes puntos a lo largo de la frontera, […]

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Sixth graders learn by teaching

June 3, 2012

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By Pablo Jaime Sáinz Stephanie Ray is about to finish elementary school, and she said that a sixth grade project she just completed in recent days will help her better prepare for the road ahead: Middle school. Stephanie is one of about 60 sixth grade students at Allen Elementary, in Chula Vista, who participated in […]

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Acusaciones Políticas del Distrito Sweetwater

January 20, 2012

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Un Analisis Histórico: Por Herman Baca En Mexico se le llama tal cual es, “Corrupción, La Mordida”. En los Estados Unidos y especialmente en el Condado de San Diego se le llama, “Contribuciones de Campaña”. La fiscal del Distrito Bonnie Dumani, la Fiscal más anti-Mexicana en la historia del Condado de S.D., con una agenda […]

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Corruption charges only deal with part of the problem

January 6, 2012

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Editorial: We are greatly disappointed to learn about “pay-to-play” corruption and bribery charges associated with the Sweetwater Union High School District. We had supported board member Pearl Quinones in the past based on her integrity. We thought that board member and former assembly candidate Arlie Ricasa was too smart to allow herself to be pulled […]

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SANDAG purchase of SR125 – is it a good deal?

December 2, 2011

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Editorial: Back in 2005 when the private/public partnership was created to build toll road SR-125, lawmakers and the City of Chula Vista thought they were getting into a win-win deal. The vision was that traffic congestion in East Chula Vista would be alleviated and the city would realize cash flow from the profits of all […]

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SUHI Foundation Donation to Better Prepare Students for College

November 11, 2011

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SUHI Foundation Donation to Better Prepare Students for College

    Sweetwater High will get new science equipment to begin an AP Biology class, thanks to the generous donation of the SUHI Foundation.     Foundation members presented a check for $10,314 to Sweetwater High Principal Dr. Roman Del Rosario on Thursday. Also in attendance at the ceremony were Sweetwater District Board Vice President Pearl Quiñones […]

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Sweetwater District Board Approves A-G Curriculum

October 21, 2011

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Curriculum will move towards meeting state college and university requirements     In an effort to increase educational equity and provide challenging academics to all students, the Sweetwater Union High School District Board of Trustees approved a measure to align graduation requirements with state public college entrance requirements, called the “A-G” standards.     A-G courses are […]

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District Elections coming to Sweetwater Union High School District

September 23, 2011

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Editorial: For years, South Bay residents have been asking for district elections at the local school boards. At Sweetwater Union High School District, district elections finally came to fruition this past Monday when the board voted for district elections.    The Sweetwater Union High School District, the largest in the nation, encompasses National City and […]

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Chula Vista High Teacher Goes Live with the Go-Go’s

August 26, 2011

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Chula Vista High Teacher Goes Live with the Go-Go’s

Students have the opportunity to view live rock show and apply their learning    On most Saturday nights teachers take the time to relax and prepare for the week ahead. Last Saturday, Chula Vista High School teacher John McCourt was working. He wasn’t preparing lesson plans or grading papers – he was backstage with the […]

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National City celebrates renovations to its only high school

August 5, 2011

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National City celebrates renovations to its only high school

By Pablo Jaime Sáinz     An iconic educational institution in National City will be celebrating a state-of-the-art building addition to its facilities.     On Saturday, August 6, the Sweetwater Union High School District will unveil a new three-story classroom, library, theater, and student services building, at Sweetwater High School (SUHi), National City’s only high school. […]

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National City celebra nueva construcción de su única preparatoria

August 5, 2011

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National City celebra nueva construcción de su única preparatoria

Por Pablo Jaime Sáinz     Una institución educativa emblemática en National City celebrará la nueva construcción de un nuevo edificio en sus instalaciones.     El sábado, 6 de agosto, el Distrito de Sweetwater Union High School dará a conocer un nuevo edificio de tres pisos de aulas, biblioteca, teatro, y oficinas de servicios para los […]

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Bonita Vista Middle Teacher Shows Off Work to Raise Funds

August 5, 2011

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Bonita Vista Middle Teacher Shows Off Work to Raise Funds

Unique cutting boards being sold to support wood/tech program     As soon as you walk into Jim Young’s woodshop at Bonita Vista Middle School you get the sense that it’s a special place. Polished wooden work tables, student work displayed all over the room and stenciled words on the wall that remind students about “responsibility,” […]

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