Week 3 of our San Diego Nighttime Zoo ticket giveaway is now open for entries. Comment, like, and follow us on for one entry. If you do this on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, you can receive 3 entries. For this week, we've added a new way to enter! If you comment on our Zoo giveaway here on our website, you can receive one extra entry. That's a total of 4 entries to increase your chances of winning. Good luck!
We’re excited to announce that we will be giving away fourtickets each Friday over the next couple weeks and there are many different ways to participate. First, you can like, share, and comment on our giveaway videoon Facebook. To increase your chances of winning, follow us on Instagram and leave a comment on our Nighttime Zoo post, and finally, follow us on Twitter and comment on our Nighttime Zoo post. If you do each of these things, that’s three entries. At the end of the week, we’ll be posting a special video on our Facebook in which we’ll be drawing a winner live. So be sure to be follow us on all our social media platforms to keep up-to-date. Our first drawing will be on June 17th so be sure to enter before then to be eligible for that day's drawing. Good luck!
The Chula Vista Elementary School District will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its 46th campus at 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 1, in the Otay Ranch community of Chula Vista.
Saburo Muraoka Elementary will be located at 1644 Santa Alexia Ave., near Santa Victoria Avenue. It will cost about $48 million, including the purchase of 10.3 acres. The facility will include a two-story eye-catching structure with 36 classrooms, including a multi-purpose room. The school can house up to 800 students and 36 teachers.
The Board of Education recently named the campus after Muraoka (M-UU-R-AA-O-KUH), who was part of the fabric of early Chula Vista. Muraoka immigrated here in 1915, built a thriving agriculture business, then lost it all following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. After the war, he returned to Chula Vista, rebuilt his life, his business—and community. Muraoka died in 1983.
His accomplishments were included in a biography that was part of a series on local figures titled, “They Made C...