| Jun 5, 2010
| 3:16 PM
Temperatures climbed significantly in San Diego County's inland areas Saturday, sending thousands to the beaches while firefighters kept busy fighting small brush fires.
Highs shot into the 80s in El Cajon and Escondido and touched 90 degrees in more...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 1:40 PM
Authorities announced Monday the takedown of a major counterfeit currency and credit card ring in San Diego County, in which $1 bills were reprinted as $100 bills and then passed at retail establishments.
"These counterfeiters ripped off local businesses...
| Jun 27, 2010
Police are searching for two suspects involved in an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven at 6571 El Cajon Blvd.
The robbery occurred around 11:00 a.m. Sunday according to the San Diego Police Department.
The suspects were described as two black males. One...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 11:23 AM
The first female police officer to reach the ranks of sergeant and lieutenant in the El cajon police Department is retiring.
Capt. Debbie Setzer began her career in march 1980, when law enforcement was still a male-denominated field.
"I've always told...
| Nov 10, 2009
| 8:14 AM
Not everyone can get the H1N1 vaccine. Because of the supply shortage, it is only being offered to pregnant women, those who care for infants under six months old, anyone six months to 24 years of age, adults with underlying medical conditions between...
| Nov 18, 2009
No show, no freedom -- that was the message Wednesday for hundreds of DUI offenders in the East County.
An East County law enforcement sweep resulted in the arrests of scores of people wanted on outstanding warrants, many for unresolved DUI cases.
| Nov 23, 2009
| 11:33 AM
Authorities Monday released the name of a 35-year-old woman killed by a pickup truck that went off a road and wound up crashing into a parked vehicle, a fence and a house.
Cydil Deann Kohlmeyer was walking on the street when she was fatally struck...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 3:15 PM
San Diego County officials urged residents in the unincorporated areas to prepare for the upcoming winter rainy season by stocking up on free sandbags to prevent soil erosion and mudslides on their properties.
According to the county, heavy rains can...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 8:01 AM
A man was hospitalized Thursday with a non-life- threatening wound after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who he attacked in unincorporated El Cajon, authorities said.
The shooting in the 1200 Persimmon Avenue was reported at 6:37 p.m. Thursday,...
| Aug 5, 2009
Two young Fresno-area men accused of stabbing to death a sailor in the victim's Spring Valley apartment over money last spring were expected to be arraigned in El Cajon Wednesday on murder charges.
Jeffrey Jin Dunn and Robert Navarro Jr., both 22, were...
| Aug 10, 2009
A California Highway Patrol officer traded shots with a suspected drunken driver's passenger Sunday, but no one was hurt and the driver and passenger got away, police said.
Two CHP officers tried to stop two men in a car around 3:30 a.m. on eastbound...
| Aug 12, 2009
A 19-year-old Marine and documented street gang member was in custody today on suspicion of trading shots with two California Highway Patrol officers and trying to run down one of them during a pursuit in El Cajon, police said.
Edward Michael Forney, a...