Female Suspect Robs Hair Salon

EL CAJON–El Cajon police arrested a 44 year-old woman for allegedly robbing a hair salon, a police spokesman said Wednesday. Officers say Shannin Marsh entered a hair salon located at 437 E. Main acting as a customer. After receiving a treatment, Marsh allegedly pulled out a black handgun and robbed the employee at gunpoint, taking […]

Man Shot In Drive-By Shooting In Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY–A male was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting near the intersection of Bancroft Drive and Kenwood Drive in the unincorporated community of Spring Valley, a Sheriff’s Deputy spokesman said Tuesday. The suspect vehicle was last seen travelling northbound from the location towards State Route 94. The suspect vehicle was described as a […]

East County Man Accused Of Murder To Be Arraigned


EL CAJON–An man accused of killing an East County woman on November 19 is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday at the East County Regional Center Superior Court. On February 6, the District Attorney’s Office filed formal charges against Eugene Niggel, who is  currently in jail on an unrelated charge. Niggel was additionally charged with one […]

Dept. Of Environmental Health Issues Boil Water Alert For Mt. Laguna

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has issued a Boil Water Order and public notification for the Mount Laguna water system located on Sunrise Highway in Mt. Laguna. The water system serves the Desert View Picnic Ground, Red Tailed Roost, Sierra Club Lodge, Camp Ole Fire Station, and the Visitor Information Center with public restrooms […]

Trail Ride and Tack Auction To Benefit Fire Victim

ENCINITAS–Lynn Fuller and her high school sweetheart had been together for 25 years before they separated. Then, on the morning of December 28, 2014, Lynn’s former partner entered her Poway home and used an accelerant to set her on fire. Lynn had no health insurance. Now her friends and other horse lovers are planning a […]

Residential Structure Fire Displaces Residents

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EL CAJON–An early morning residential structure fire displaced nine residents in El Cajon, a spokesman for Heartland Fire and Rescue said on Thursday. Heartland Fire and Rescue crews from El Cajon were dispatched to the structure fire in the 1000 block of East Madison Avenue. Heavy fire and smoke were coming from three sides of […]

Gas Leak Shuts Down El Cajon Street

EL CAJON–A Thursday morning natural line gas leak temporarily shutdown a street in downtown  El Cajon, a Heartland Fire and Rescue spokesman said today. Firefighters from Heartland Fire and Rescue with assistance from Cal Fire, responded to reports of a natural gas line break in the area of North 2nd Street at East Main Street. […]

I-805 In National City To Temporary Close For Repairs

SAN DIEGO–South Bay motorists should expect lane and ramp closures in both directions of Interstate 805 (I-805) between 43rd Street and State Route 54 (SR-54) in National City through January. Closures will be scheduled Sundays through Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. as needed to install temporary concrete safety barriers and for roadway restriping. A partial […]

El Cajon Police Open Holiday Storefront At Parkway Plaza

EL CAJON–For the 8th consecutive year, the El Cajon Police Department Holiday Storefront returns to Parkway Plaza in El Cajon this month. This unique police storefront has been a popular place to visit during a hectic day of shopping. There’s nothing to buy, but much to see and learn about holiday and year-round safety from […]

Quality Inn And Suites Clerk Shot During Attempted Robbery


EL CAJON–A gunman entered the office of the Quality Inn and Suites pointing a shotgun at the clerk and demanded money, El Cajon police said Tuesday. The clerk asked the suspect not to shoot and then tried to run into the back office. At that time, the gunman fired one round, striking the clerk in […]