South County Happenings, Jan. 15: Classical music at Chula Vista library; Small Business Expo at Southwestern

City Council: Chula Vista, 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Coronado, 4 p.m. on Tuesday. imperial beach, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Kunitachi City, 6 p.m. Tuesday

Board of Education: Chula Vista Elementary School District, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Coronado Unified school district, 4 p.m. Thursday. San Isidro School District, 5 p.m. Thursday. South Bay Union School District (Imperial Beach), 6 p.m. Thursday

Classics 4 Kids at CV Library

Classics 4 Kids hosts a free family concert series on intermittent Saturdays at the Chula Vista Library Civic Center Branch. The first concert is Saturday from 2-3pm and is open to all ages. The theme is the “Pattern Play Trio,” where musicians connect musical patterns to mathematics, science, and verbal arts. The library is located at the Chula Vista Library Civic Center Branch Auditorium, 365 F St.

gun owners groups to meet

San Diego County gun owners will be holding their January 2023 monthly membership meeting for the South County area of ​​San Diego at La Bella Pizza on 373 Third Avenue in Chula Vista on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. increase. The conference is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome. Topics include updates on education and advocacy efforts, gun safety training classes, recent legal decisions, and San Diego County’s recent Gun Violence Reduction Listening Session. Visit

Support needed for annual homeless numbers

San Diego County residents can learn more about the homeless lives in their neighborhood by participating in the annual Point-in-Time Count on January 26th. This count is mandated by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, which uses the data. As part of a homeless program funding scheme. Last year’s tally was done by nearly 1,400 volunteers from the Regional Task Force on Homelessness. The count takes place before dawn and most volunteers meet at 4am. Volunteers can expect a four-hour commitment to count and interview. The count is not considered accurate and is thought to miss many homeless people, but may reveal important information. The rise in homeless youth led to the Task Force receiving grants for youth-focused programs. For more information on counting, visit Please give me. To sign up to volunteer, visit

Black College Expo in San Diego on January 26th

In-situ College Acceptance and Scholarships will be part of the 2023 Black College Expo set for January 26th at San Diego’s Bayview Baptist Church. High school juniors and seniors of all racial and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to attend a free exposition hosted by the San Diego County Department of Education in conjunction with the National College Resource Foundation. The event will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the church at 6134 Reverend Timothy J. Winter Street, San Diego. The expo will be attended by representatives from over 20 historically black colleges and universities. Students can learn about educational options and receive scholarships and on-the-spot college admissions. There will also be seminars on financial assistance, internships and other topics. Students, families and educators are invited to book at Students are encouraged to bring at least 10 of her transcripts. ACT or SAT test scores are also welcome. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must submit an essay of no more than 500 words on “Why a college education is important to me.” The deadline for submissions is Monday. Call (877) 427-4100 or visit

Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon cutting at flower shop

Petals by Jenc will host a ribbon cutting with the National City Chamber of Commerce on Thursday from 5-6pm. The flower shop is located at 2424 Hoover Ave., Suite J, National City. Call (619) 773-6333.

economic roundtable on Wednesday

The San Diego Workforce Partnership, the University of San Diego Knauss Business School, and San Diego County will host the 39th Annual Economic Roundtable, where experts will assess the national and local economy for 2023. This year’s free event will be held from 8:30-10. Wednesday morning at USD’s Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at 5998 Alcala Park in San Diego. It features Ray Major, Deputy CEO of Business Operations at SANDAG, chatting with Daniel Enemark, Chief of Workforce Partnership and his economist. A panel of experts will discuss economic trends in the industry and how public investment can stimulate growth in the region. Register at starts at 8:00 am

Applicant was seeking free oral care

The Smile for First Responder Program, offered by San Diego Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Specialists, provides one San Diego-area first responder with free treatment to restore a smile with a fully functioning set of teeth. If you live and/or work in the San Diego area and have multiple missing or knocked out teeth and can’t afford treatment, apply by February 2 at We encourage you to apply. Oral surgery clinics want to recognize local heroes who go above and beyond to protect and serve their communities. Email

Child seat safety check provided in Chula Vista

The Chula Vista Fire Department conducts complimentary car seat installation checks twice a month from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Macy’s Parking Lot in the Otay Ranch Town Center. Next check is Saturday. Bring your child seat and learn proper installation from a nationally certified technician. Chula Vista fire and ambulance crew Ben Harris provides services to help reduce injuries and aggravation from improperly installed child restraint systems. Registration is not required.

A study of the elderly in Imperial Beach

Imperial Beach participates in the Age Friendly Community Network and seeks input from residents over the age of 50. Age Friendly Imperial Beach is a city-wide initiative aimed at making the community a great place to grow and age. The Age-Friendly Project team and the San Diego State University Social Policy Institute consulting team will review public policy, conduct research and outreach, and host community forums. Tell the city what you would like to see in Imperial Beach in terms of transportation, outdoor spaces, community support, communication and information, housing, and more by completing the survey at Surveys are being accepted until January 22nd.

Small Business Expo opens Friday

Southwestern College is hosting a free Small Business Expo on Fridays from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are invited to explore local resources so they can start and grow their small business. Network and learn about everything from new opportunities to funding options to government contracting opportunities. Book at Southwestern College is located at 900 Otay Lakes Road in Chula Vista. For more information, please contact katty Ibarra ( or (619) 216-6719.

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