| Jan 20, 2008
SACRAMENTO -- California voters will decide seven statewide ballot measures Feb. 5, including referendums on new state gambling compacts with four Southern California Indian tribes, an initiative that would change term limits for state lawmakers and a...
| Dec 1, 2007
The Hall family was driving back to California on the foggy coastal highway when a car flashing red lights and blaring its siren pulled up behind them. A police shakedown, thought Debra Hall as her husband, Christopher, veered to the side of the dark...
| Oct 25, 2007
Wildfire evacuations and road closures have disrupted mail delivery and shut down post offices throughout Southern California. The U.S. Postal Service is providing masks for carriers, but in areas where air quality is deemed a health threat, mail...
| 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,...
| Jun 8, 2009
A man who allegedly hid in a trash bin after holding up an East County market is in custody along with his alleged getaway driver.
Authorities say the gunman robbed Quick Korner Market on Greenfield Drive in unincorporated El Cajon Sunday afternoon, then...
| Jun 10, 2009
It's official: controversial Miss California Carrie Prejean has heard the words "you're fired" from the pageant's grand poobah, Donald Trump.
Trump issued a statement Wednesday saying he sacked Prejean, a San Diego County native, for failing to honor her...
| Jun 23, 2009
A lone holdout juror forced a mistrial in the case of an Alpine man charged with murdering two people during a liquor store robbery in March 2006.
The El Cajon Superior Court jury was unable to reach a verdict, and the judge declared a mistrial Monday....
| Apr 4, 2008
No question, Anza-Borrego is glorious in wildflower season, but true desert rats such as Ernie Cowan see the glory of the 600,000-plus-acre state park in all its seasonal moods. Cowan's new book, "Anza-Borrego: A Photographic Journey," celebrates the...
| 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...