The library offers digital archives of newspapers based in the South Bay area of San Diego County. Users in the library can access Otay Press, The Chula Vista Star, and The Chula Vista Star-News archives through Newspapers.com. Free access to this resource is limited to users in the library.
The library also has physical copies of The Star News from 1931 to 2008, and again from 2011 to today. For access to the physical collection collection please print and fill out this Local History Request Form and contact Local History Librarian, Tanya Carr.
Chula Vista History in Pictures is the library's digitized collection of engaging images depicting our local history.
Please Print and fill out this Photo Use Agreement to request a copy and contact Tanya Carr for details.
"They Made Chula Vista History" Booklets
Chula Vista Area High School Yearbooks
Along with the local history collection at the library, the City provides a detailed Timeline of Chula Vista History and celebrates some of her Historic Homes . Click here for an extensive, historical timeline of the South Bay. For access to this collection please print and fill out this Local History Request Form and contact Local History Librarian, Tanya Carr.