Author Archives: Nicole Tyau

Nicole Tyau is an intern at inewsource. To contact her with tips, suggestions or corrections, please email nicoletyau [at] inewsource [dot] org.
El Cajon toxic plume still a problem for mobile home residents

El Cajon toxic plume still a problem for mobile home residents

Ana Hayes moved into her home at the Starlight Mobile Home Park in El Cajon in 1969. It’s where she raised her three children, and it’s where she and her husband still live. Her home sits above a toxic groundwater plume that residents first learned about in October 2016, though state officials and the company responsible for the contamination knew ... Read More »

Home buyers moving into Otay Ranch development; methane problem resolved

Home buyers moving into Otay Ranch development; methane problem resolved

People who bought new homes in Otay Ranch’s Village of Escaya can start moving in Friday — later than planned but after the developer took steps to address methane found at the site. The 450-acre, multimillion-dollar project in eastern Chula Vista stalled late last year when the Otay Water District wouldn’t provide meters for the homes until issues surrounding methane ... Read More »