El Cajon, CA
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Articles by Britney O'Donnell

Officers from the San Diego Sheriff’s Department, El Cajon and La Mesa Police Departments, and the California Highway Patrol came to the Grossmont Community College campus to begin practice for emergency situations they could possibly face. The training lasted from 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Tuesday July 16 and Thursday July 18.  

Monday June 24, Ken Kosiorek, otherwise known as “The Baja Turtle,” packed up his dirt bike and gear to visit the busy Boys & Girls Club located in El Cajon.  

Boys and Girls Club in El Cajon provides kids with a safe environment for them to interact and relax to just be kids. Open to children from ages 6-18, the fees for the club are low enough for most kids to be a member and there are interactive activities for the kids to participate in.

Taking a stroll down Main Street in El Cajon on a Wednesday evening, one will be overwhelmed with the amount and selection of old model cars lining both sides of the street as well as the crowds of people moving from one car to another. 

There were enough of a diversity among the cars to satisfy any car lovers’ unique appetite as they wandered down the lined up automobiles. 

Bill Wells, council member for El Cajon, along with Michael Griffiths saw a need for prayer on the busy Second Street in El Cajon. Main issues they feel need to be addressed on Second Street are business support, walk-ability, safety, sense of community, homelessness, drug abuse and alcoholism, prostitution and liquor store cooperation.