| Oct 8, 2008
SAN DIEGO (AP) - San Diego County health officials say 23 county residents have contracted West Nile virus this year.
Officials say a 51-year-old El Cajon man is the latest to contract the mosquito-borne disease. He remains hospitalized with virus-...
| Mar 20, 2009
EL CAJON, Calif. -- An El Cajon man was being questioned Friday following a overnight standoff with sheriff's deputies.
Officers were called to the 1500 block of Graves Avenue after reports of a man pointing a rifle at an apartment complex....
| May 12, 2009
| 2:52 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A man accused of working with baby sitters who brought him children so he could molest them has been captured in Brazil.
The U.S. State Department says that Jared Yaffe was caught Monday by Brazilian federal police and brought back to the...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2009
One person died and another was seriously injured in a crash today at the same intersection where a California Highway Patrol officer and three members of his family perished a month ago, authorities said.
The crash happened around 6:35 a.m. at Mission...
| 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...
| Sep 7, 2009
| 2:43 PM
Four teenagers were arrested on suspicion of vandalizing an El Cajon elementary school today, causing several thousand dollars' damage to a classroom, police said.
Officers responding to an alarm about 4 a.m. at Meridian Elementary School, 651 S. Third...
| 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...