Don’t miss the free Downtown Chula Vista Block Party on Friday, July 8, from 4 to 9 p.m. on historic Third Avenue between E Street and Park Way. This kick-off to summer event will feature a low rider car show, multiple vendors, live music, entertainment, children’s fun zone, and more.
A virtual community forum will be held on Thursday, June 30, from 6 to 7 p.m. for the Sharp Rees-Stealy Otay Ranch Medical Office Building Expansion and Parking Structure at 1400 East Palomar Street. No need to register for the event, but you do need an email for the Teams link to participate.
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The City of Chula Vista is pleased to sponsor a spectacular fireworks display on the Fourth of July beginning at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.). The free event will be held at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center (CVEATC) located at 2800 Olympic Parkway. The Chula Vista 4th Fest event is being provided by the City, CVEATC and Local Media San Diego radio partners. Special simultaneous music will accompany the fireworks on radio station 100.7 BIG FM.
The City of Chula Vista recently received a voucher grant from the Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program (CMO) to implement a program that will offer free rides in an all-electric powered shuttle for seniors 55 and over in the Northwest area of the city of Chula Vista in the first year and open to the general public in the second year for a small fare.
Asian Story Theater, in collaboration with the Chula Vista Public Library, presents a new play about immigration during the Gold Rush in California and the controversial laws from that era that continue to impact immigrants today. The Golden Rule was inspired by the gold country legend of "The Lost Mine of Kanaka Jack,” a California Gold Rush man of Hawaiian descent who regularly appeared with gold from some location that he would never reveal. That legend triggered parallels with other immigrant experiences of the period highlighted in the play, including the surprising story of the second Chinese woman in California, as well as the astonishing experience of an African-American slave brought to California.
The City of Chula Vista and the Port of San Diego have successfully secured $275 million in public bond funding for construction on the Chula Vista Bayfront, enabling the flagship Gaylord Pacific Resort and Convention Center project to break ground. Officials from the Port and the City gathered at Bayside...
The City of Chula Vista is flying the Pride flag at City Hall and lighting up City Hall in rainbow colors through the end of the month. The month of June marks Pride month, during which people across the world come together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. National LGBTQ+ Month...
On May 24, the Chula Vista City Council approved a $533.7 million budget for fiscal year 2022-23. The combined budget for all City funds includes a General Fund operating budget of $248.9 million and a Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget of $50.5 million. The budget also includes $19.3 million in Measure A and $22.6 million in Measure P spending. The Measure A and Measure P Citizens’ Oversight Committees affirmed that the funds identified in the budget are in compliance with the adopted Measure A and Measure P expenditure plans.
Save the date of Friday, July 8, from 4 to 9 p.m. when downtown Chula Vista is transformed into a fun, free, family block party!. Summer is a great time to enjoy the great eateries, breweries, sweet stores and more along historic Third Avenue. Visit downtown between E and Park Way on July 8 for a low rider car show, multiple vendors, live music and entertainment. A highlight of the event will be recognition of Chula Vista Champions for their diverse contributions to the community. Submit a nomination for an individual, a team, class or other group who have made contributions to the City during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as those with accomplishments in academics, athletics, cultural arts, community service, or other diverse categories of community support and engagement. The City is taking nominations for Champions; consider anyone you know who deserves to be honored and nominate them at www.chulavistaca.gov/champions by June 22.
After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the City of Chula Vista is pleased to sponsor a spectacular fireworks display on the Fourth of July beginning at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.). The free event will be held at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center (CVEATC) located at 2800 Olympic Parkway. The Chula Vista 4th Fest event is being provided by the City, CVEATC and Local Media San Diego radio partners. Special simultaneous music will accompany the fireworks on radio station 100.7 BIG FM.
Nominations are now being accepted for local Chula Vista heroes to be named a Chula Vista Champion. Submit a nomination for an individual, a team, class or other group who have made contributions to the City during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as those with accomplishments in academics, athletics, cultural arts, community service, or other diverse categories of community support and engagement. Self-submissions are welcome and all nominations are kept confidential. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on June 22. Visit www.chulavistaca.gov/champions for more information and to submit your nomination.
Memorial Day was created as an occasion to honor those who have paid the ultimate price to ensure our freedom. It is our opportunity to stop and give thanks for the men and women who have died protecting that freedom. The City of Chula Vista honors its veterans with a...
The Chula Vista City Council voted on May 10 to accept the City Manager’s Proposed Budget for fiscal year 2022-23. Per the City Charter, the City Council proposed budget is now available for public review at least ten days in advance of the adoption of the budget. As required...
Chula Vista City Manager Maria V. Kachadoorian has appointed 12 individuals to serve on the Chula Vista Technology and Privacy Advisory Task Force, including residents with expertise in technology, education, law enforcement, small business, and civil rights. Task force members meet for the first time Monday, April 25 at 6...
The Chula Vista Public Library invites the community to participate in its celebration of Día del Niño (Children’s Day) thanks to a grant received from the California State Library. Día del Niño is a multicultural celebration that promotes literacy, culture, language, and books in our multicultural/multilingual community. This year, the free celebration will include two special bilingual story times (one Spanish/English and another in Tagalog/English) and a main event that will be in Spanish/English on April 30.
On Saturday, April 30, 2022, the City of Chula Vista Environmental Services Division, the Chula Vista Police Department, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the public an opportunity to dispose of unwanted prescription medication. The annual Drug Take Back Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and residents may bring expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs for disposal to the Chula Vista Public Works Center located at 1800 Maxwell Road, Chula Vista. The event is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Please note that sites cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps; only pills or patches.
The City of Chula Vista is developing the Fiscal Year 2022-23 budget that funds important City services including public safety, public works, library, recreation, parks, economic development, street improvements, conservation, maintenance, and more. The budget also includes the proposed Measures A and P allocations. Measure A was approved by voters in 2018 and implemented a half-cent sales tax to support public safety staffing. Measure P is the City’s temporary, half-cent sales tax for infrastructure that was approved by voters in 2016.
Everyone is invited to attend the South County’s largest Earth Day celebration at the free, family-friendly South Bay Earth Day event taking place Saturday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Held at Memorial Park, 373 Park Way, the event will help build awareness about how to practice healthy habits of sustainability and your impact on the planet, with fun interactive hands-on activities. Help create a greener and cleaner community and start to show your appreciation for the Earth during this event.
The Chula Vista City Council approved the Waste Reduction Strategic Plan, also known as the Zero Waste Plan, at the March 1, 2022, city council meeting. Creating a Zero Waste Plan was recommended in the City’s 2017 Climate Action Plan (CAP). The Plan follows Zero Waste best practices by considering “People, Planet, and Prosperity” as the “triple bottom line” to achieve social, environmental and economic sustainability and a green local economy and community.
The City of Chula Vista is establishing a Technology & Privacy Advisory Task Force to guide a process to develop policy recommendations governing the use of technology in City operations and services, including public safety, traffic management, community services, economic development, and other service areas of the City. The draft policy and recommendations are planned to be presented to the City Council for consideration in the fall of 2022.