El Cajon Police Citizen’s Academy Accepting Applications

EL CAJON–The El Cajon Police Department is now accepting applications for the next 2014 Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizen’s Police Academy is a ten-week program that allows members of the community to learn how their police department functions. Students attending these weekly classes will see presentations from various divisions within the Police Department and participate […]

El Cajon To Negotiation Tenant Agreement With The Rock Church

EL CAJON–Last night, the El Cajon City Council voted unanimously to authorize the City Manager to enter into exclusive negotiations with the Rock Church on a long-term tenant agreement for limited use of the East County Performing Arts Center. This action will facilitate the reopening of the East County Performing Arts Center (ECPAC) in a […]

Authorities Conduct Trolley Enforcement Sweep

SAN DIEGO–The Rancho San Diego and Lemon Grove Sheriff’s Station, along with Officers with MTS continued “Operation Lemon Drop in support of the Sheriff’s Operation Safe Communities. The multi-agency enforcement and probation compliance sweep occurred in the city of Lemon Grove and centered on the Main Street Trolley and San Altos Trolley stations. Deputies and […]

Gov. Brown Appoints New Administrator At CalVet’s Chula Vista Veterans Home

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SACRAMENTO–On Thursday, Governor Brown appointed Lael Hepworth from Orting, WA, as administrator at the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) Veterans Home of California, Chula Vista. “We are pleased to have Mr. Hepworth join our Veterans Homes team,” said CalVet Undersecretary, Veterans Homes Diane Vanderpot. “He brings with him many years of senior health care experience […]

Police Target Criminals In Operation Trolley

Law enforcement question some trolley riders at the Iris Street station as part of Stonegarden Southern Trolley Operation on Saturday.

SAN DIEGO–Authorities from multiple agencies arrested 29 people Saturday as part of an operation focused around a South Bay trolley station. “The goal of the Stonegarden Southern Trolley Operation is to enhance public safety in the border region by enforcing laws, and probation supervision conditions in and around those areas of San Diego County,” said […]

Man Found Dead At El Cajon Hotel

EL CAJON—A 28 year-old man was found stabbed to death in a room at the Villa Embasadora Hotel, El Cajon police said on Wednesday. At 7:15 p.m., officers responded to a 911 call of a possible fight at the hotel. When officers arrived, they found a black male unresponsive and bleeding. The victim was transported […]

Mouse Tests Positive For Hantavirus

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SAN DIEGO–County officials are reminding people to be extra careful whenever they are cleaning mice and rodent nests after a mouse trapped in North County’s Pala Mesa area tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus disease. The California mouse was caught in routine trapping in Pala Mesa near Old Highway 395 and was the sixth mouse […]

Registered Sex Offender Arrested For Fondling Woman

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JACUMBA—Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 68 year-old registered sex offender after he fondled a 70 woman in her home, investigators said today. Sheriff’s deputies say John Wilson Kreischer on Monday morning allegedly entered the home of a female Jacumba resident, kissed and fondled her. Kreischer left the home in a white pickup truck, but was arrested […]

Two Males Wanted For Questioning In Homicide Investigation

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EL CAJON—Sheriff’s deputies are asking the public’s assistance in locating the whereabouts of two Jamaican males wanted for questioning in a homicide investigation in El Cajon. On June 25, at about 8:44 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to a homicide at 1475 Graves Avenue in El Cajon. Deputies located a victim with gunshot wounds on a […]

Eastbound State Route 905 Closed Tuesday Night‏

SAN DIEGO–Eastbound State Route 905 (SR-905) from La Media Road to Siempre Viva Road will close on Tuesday night from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., according to Caltrans. Construction crews are installing bridge falsework for the State Route 11/SR-905 connector. Travelers on eastbound SR-905 will be detoured onto southbound La Media Road, then eastbound on […]