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GRAPPLING WITH PTSD
Chula Vista business owner Elias Gallegos is using martial arts to fight against post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Gallegos is owner and instructor at Alliance BJJ Eastlake where he offers free...
First and long - Titan athlete’s fight against cancer still inspiring teammates
The Eastlake High School baseball team concluded the spring season with a second-place finish in the San Diego Section Division I championship playoffs. It was the third division championship game...
Best of both worlds
The hustle and bustle of back-to-school arrives early in Chula Vista as children and youths returned to class on July 22. East Chula Vista is home to many families with school-age children and many...
BRIMMING with Team SPIRIT
Each month I have the pleasure of highlighting people or businesses that are filled with community spirit and generously share that with others. I found myself rather giddy preparing for this month’s...
EASTLAKE BIKE TEAM
The Eastlake High School mountain bike team was formed six years ago and in 2015 the team keeps peddling. The team was started by a teacher who wanted a club to get kids involved in cycling; along...
Gator by the Bay - May 7 - 10, 2015
Every year the sounds of zydeco and blues music mix with the aroma of Cajun cuisine and create a four-day-long party from the bayou. The annual Gator by the Bay Festival features music and food that’...
Robin Williams, one of the funniest men to live, once said, “Spring is nature’s way of saying ‘Let’s party!’” Love, renewal, abundance — all of these are seasonal themes. To know the Googins family...
Jen Amos never lets her youth get in the way of her goals. “I’m still very young, I’m 27 years old, but I have two businesses,” she said. Amos graduated from San Diego State University with a degree...
Love & Appreciation
One of my favorite memories from school is the rich smell of chocolate and the nervous anticipation of waiting to see who would give me a card on Valentine’s Day. It happens to be a favorite part of...
Spirit of Welcoming
As its name suggests, Foundry United Methodist Church in east Chula Vista is a place where religious beliefs and convictions are forged. Only what’s being molded is spiritual, not material. Foundry...
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