Heartland Fire & Rescue Appoints New Fire Chief
Oct17

Heartland Fire & Rescue Appoints New Fire Chief

The Cities of El Cajon, La Mesa and Lemon Grove, who jointly manage Heartland Fire & Rescue, have selected Steve Swaney as the next Fire Chief.  The City Managers for the three cities (Graham Mitchell of El Cajon, Yvonne Garrett of La Mesa, and Lydia Romero of Lemon Grove) made the announcement that Swaney will begin serving in this capacity on October 20, 2018.  Chief Swaney replaces Colin Stowell, who recently was appointed...

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Heartland Fire & Rescue Hosts Open House Events
Oct04

Heartland Fire & Rescue Hosts Open House Events

In celebration of Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, Heartland Fire & Rescue will host three Fire Open House events in three cities. Fire Open House dates, times and locations are as follows: El Cajon:                   Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 100 E. Lexington Avenue Lemon Grove:         Pancake Breakfast & Open House Saturday, October 13, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Breakfast until 11 a.m.) 7853 Central Avenue La...

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What’s Happening In El Cajon – February 2, 2018
Feb02

What’s Happening In El Cajon – February 2, 2018

Special Activities & Events: Citizen of the Year Luncheon, Tuesday, February 5 The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce will hold their Annual Citizen of the Year Luncheon on Monday, February 5, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the El Cajon Elks Lodge. Congratulations to Joe Garzanelli! This luncheon is hosted by the El Cajon Valley Lions Club. Cost per person is $20, before January 29; $25 for tickets after January 29th...

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City of El Cajon Launches Campaign to Discourage Panhandling  “Real CHANGE, not Spare Change”
Oct09

City of El Cajon Launches Campaign to Discourage Panhandling “Real CHANGE, not Spare Change”

El Cajon – This week, the City of El Cajon launched a campaign calling for Real change, not spare change. The campaign encourages the public to contribute in meaningful ways to help homeless individuals rather than contributing to panhandling. The City has already begun installing signs around El Cajon that encourage donating to homeless service providers rather than panhandlers. In addition, the East County Chamber of Commerce will...

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Now Accepting Nominations For El Cajon Veteran Of The Year

The City of El Cajon Veterans Commission presents a “Veteran of the Year” Award, recognizing those who go above and beyond in serving their community through their leadership abilities and/or community service in El Cajon, making a big impact on those they serve.  Final selections will be based on dedication, commitment, and demonstrated impact of those served.  If you see, hear, or know of a veteran who has gone the extra mile to...

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