Juveniles Arrested During Curfew Sweep In East County

EAST COUNTY–About 15 detectives from the Sheriff’s department took part in operation Holiday Watch, a curfew sweep that took place in Rancho San Diego, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley and unincorporated areas of La Mesa and El Cajon. The sweep was conducted on November 25 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. the next day. Curfew in […]

Remains Found In Julian Identified As Sally Estabrook

Sally Estabrook

JULIAN—Remains found in the 200 block of Coulter Ridge Road in Julian was positively identified as 75-year old Sally Estabrook, the Medical Examiner’s Office said today. Estabrook, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, walked away from Pinezanita RV Park and Campgrounds in Julian on October 4. She was last seen in the 4400 block of Highway 79. […]

Trio Arrested In Attempted Murder And Robbery Of Man

SANTEE–Three men were arrested this week, and charged with attempted murder and robbery of another man outside a Walmart store in Santee. Investigators say on November 9, Robert Johnson, 20, was assaulted and repeatedly stabbed by three men outside the retail store.  After the attack the suspects fled with the Johnson’s backpack and left him with five […]

Quechan Pedestrian Crossing Opens At Andrade Port Of Entry

SAN DIEGO–Construction is now completed on the Quechan Crossing Pedestrian Project at the Andrade Port of Entry along State Route 186, Caltrans said on Wednesday. Pedestrians now have full access to new sidewalks and reconstructed walkways brought to Americans with Disability Act standards. Andrade is a remote desert location that is a busy port of […]

Lions, Tigers And Bears Host Christmas Festival Fundraiser

SAN DIEGO–Lions, Tigers and Bears, a big cat and exotic animal sanctuary in Alpine, will host their annual Christmas Festival Fundraiser on December 6. The 1 to 4 p.m. event takes place at the sanctuary and is open to the public. Guests can watch the animals open their Christmas presents and do some of their […]

El Cajon Receives Major Grant Funding To Improve Traffic Flow, Reduce Congestion

EL CAJON–In an ongoing effort to enhance the safety of our roadways, the El Cajon City Council gave their approval on October 14, 2014, to accept Federal Grant funding for the third portion of three major transportation grants received this year. The State, through a competitive process, awarded El Cajon three separate grants from the […]

Hillside Recreation Center Has A New Look

Renovated Hillside Recreation Center.

EL CAJON—City officials and dignitaries are expected to attend the grand re-opening of the Hillside Recreation Center slated for October 21. The event will kick-off at 4 p.m.with welcoming words from the mayor, city council, and staff. Festivities will include live music, a dance performance by the TNT Performing Company, a photo booth, kid’s crafts, […]

Authorities Search For Missing Woman With Alzheimer’s

Sally Estabrook

JULIAN—A 75-year old woman with Alzheimer’s walked away from a campground in Julian, and has not returned, a Sheriff’s spokesman said on Saturday. Sally Estabrook was last seen on October 4, around 4 p.m. at the Pinezanita RV Park and Campgrounds located in the 4400 block of Highway 79. When Estabrook’s husband finished taking a […]

Investigators Search For Arsonist Who Torched House

SANTEE—Detectives are searching for an arsonist who deliberately burned a house earlier this month in Santee. On October 2 at 5:08 pm, a house fire occurred at 10320 Prospect Avenue. The residence is located on the north/east corner of Prospect Ave., and Cottonwood Avenue. Detectives from the Sheriff’s Department Bomb/Arson Unit have determined that the […]

Man Tries To Lure Alpine Girl Into His Car

Description of suspect who approached an Alpine juvenile female.

ALPINE—Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who tried to lure a 12 year-old Alpine girl to his car. The incident happened on September 12 around 4 p.m. in the 2000 block of Arnold Way in Alpine. The girl’s mother called the Sheriff’s department to report the incident on Monday. The girl told deputies she […]