Otay Lakes

MAN’S BODY FOUND NEAR UPPER OTAY LAKE

 

East County News Service

October 29, 2017 (Otay Mesa) – A hiker found the body of a man near Upper Otay Lake Sunday morning, though authorities believe the person died at least a day earlier.  According to the Sheriff’s department, the body was discovered in the 12000 block of Proctor Valley Road.

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating the cause of death.

OTAY LAKES ROAD CLOSED AFTER VEHICLE PLUNGES INTO LAKE

 

August 5, 2012 (Otay)—A vehicle has plunged into the Otay Lake reservoir, multiple sources confirm. Divers assisted in rescuing people trapped inside, including two juveniles.  The children were in CPR status, IPN reported, but were later taken to a hospital by medical helicopter. Their condition has not been released.

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: EXPLORING OTAY LAKES


By Miriam Raftery
 

May 21, 2011 (Otay) – Last weekend, I took a drive to explore the southeast section of our readership area. I headed south on Highway 94, then west on Otay Lakes Road, passing a parachute center before meandering among the various lakes that make up this close-to-the-border region. This area has a colorful—if largely forgotten—history.

BIG BIRD STARTLES RESIDENTS IN OTAY LAKES NEIGHBORHOOD

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

April 4, 2010 (Otay Lakes) – It wasn’t your traditional Easter chick. A 5’5” bird, estimated to weigh a whopping 150 pounds, startled residents in the Otay Lakes area of east Chula Vista last night and this morning. Police and County Animal Control officers finally captured the giant bird outside Bonita Vista Middle School.

 

Emus and ostriches are ranched at several locations in the County. There is no word as yet on where this bird originated, or how it wound up running loose in a residential neighborhood. Nor is there any confirmation on whether the feathered frolicker was female. But if you find any giant eggs in the vicinity, it’s a good bet they didn’t come from the Easter bunny.