South Bay also receives coverage from the weekly San Diego Reader.
Chula Vista, National City, and Bonita are served by the weekly newspaper The Star-News, which was formed in 1954 upon the merger of the Chula Vista Star with the National City News.
Plans included marina expansion, luxury resort development, and the addition of a conference center.
Additionally, in Imperial Beach, on September 29, 2010 the Seacoast Inn was demolished to make room for a million resort.
The South Bay is known for its relatively large immigrant population, with many first-generation Mexican-Americans and Filipino-Americans.
South San Diego, including the communities of San Ysidro, Nestor, Palm City, and Otay Mesa, were annexed by the city of San Diego in 1957.To welcome in spring, Southbay hosted a wine tasting event at The Point.After walking the red carpet, locals learned about tasting notes and sipped wines curated by Barsha Wine and Spirits.Located in Chula Vista is Southwestern College, a two-year community college and feeder school to University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University.
The South County Regional Center contains the South Bay Courthouse of the San Diego Superior Court as well as offices for the San Diego County Sheriff, the San Diego District Attorney, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, and others. South Bay is served by the San Diego Union-Tribune, whose website features a "South County" section that is largely congruent with South Bay, although the "South County" section includes Coronado.
The river which feeds it has a watershed that drains from both Tijuana Municipality and San Diego County.