Ben Ameen joins Keller Williams Commercial in El Cajon
Jun22

Ben Ameen joins Keller Williams Commercial in El Cajon

Keller Williams Realty San Diego East Foothills in El Cajon, one of the largest residential real estate brokerages in San Diego County, has announced the addition of commercial realtor Bizhar “Ben” Ameen to KW Commercial, the company’s commercial division. A Lakeside resident with 15 years of experience in sales, Ameen is proficient in leasing, including landlord and tenant representative, commercial property transaction and...

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Realtor Monica Greenwood joins Keller Williams Realty in El Cajon
Jun18

Realtor Monica Greenwood joins Keller Williams Realty in El Cajon

Keller Williams Realty San Diego East Foothills in El Cajon, one of the largest residential real estate brokerages in San Diego County, has announced that Monica Greenwood has joined the brokerage as a real estate sales agent. Greenwood, who has been selling real estate since 2009, has earned the highly-respected Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) professional designation, which means Greenwood understands about alternatives...

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Defund the Police? Instead, an East County Church Feeds the Police
Jun14

Defund the Police? Instead, an East County Church Feeds the Police

In contrast to recent attacks on law enforcement in the wake of racial tension, which included calls for defunding and abolishing the police, members of Foothills Christian Church in El Cajon responded by recently providing a free lunch and dinner as an expression of appreciation to the El Cajon Police Department. The church covered the cost for a local East County caterer to prepare 120 boxed meals, including 30 meals of chicken...

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San Diego Gun Owners PAC releases statement on riots, looting, protests in San Diego County: `We support our rights to keep and bear arms’   
Jun05

San Diego Gun Owners PAC releases statement on riots, looting, protests in San Diego County: `We support our rights to keep and bear arms’  

San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a Santee-based political action committee (PAC) promoting Second Amendment rights, has released a statement in response to the riots, looting and protests in San Diego County in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, a black man while in the custody of Minneapolis police. “We are not taking sides with the protests because there appears to be hundreds of sides to take,” said Michael Schwartz,...

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East County realtors collecting donations for `Red Shoe Day’ benefiting Ronald McDonald House
May14

East County realtors collecting donations for `Red Shoe Day’ benefiting Ronald McDonald House

The Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors (PSAR), a real estate trade group for San Diego-area realtors with an office in El Cajon, has formed “Team PSAR” to collect donations online until June 4 as part of the annual Red Shoe Day fundraiser benefiting Ronald McDonald House, a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill or injured children being treated at San Diego hospitals. The donations will assist with operating...

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ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter assisting community during virus pandemic with loan of six hospital beds to local hospital
Apr28

ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter assisting community during virus pandemic with loan of six hospital beds to local hospital

As part of its response to serve the San Diego community during the coronavirus pandemic, the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter has announced it recently loaned six, fully-electric hospital beds to Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa. “In response to a request for assistance from the Sharp HealthCare Foundation, we replied with an offer to share resources from our equipment storage unit,” said Steve Becvar, Executive Director,...

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How East County realtors group is communicating with members during COVID-19 pandemic
Apr13

How East County realtors group is communicating with members during COVID-19 pandemic

The Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors (PSAR), one of San Diego’s largest real estate trade associations for San Diego-area realtors with an office in El Cajon, is making efforts to keep its members informed during the coronavirus crisis. In addition to posts on the website’s blog and social media, the 3,100-member organization has been hosting twice-a-week virtual town hall meetings over Zoom, the online video...

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San Diego Gun Owners PAC applauds federal guidelines for opening gun shops as essential businesses; gratitude to Sheriff Bill Gore, `condemnation’ for County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher
Apr07

San Diego Gun Owners PAC applauds federal guidelines for opening gun shops as essential businesses; gratitude to Sheriff Bill Gore, `condemnation’ for County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher

San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a Santee-based, political action committee (PAC) promoting Second Amendment rights, is applauding recent federal guidelines that have classified gun shop retailers as essential businesses to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. “Despite what you might be hearing from over-reaching, power-hungry politicians, gun shops are protected by the federal government and are absolutely deemed...

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Realtors plan to protest El Cajon proposal to hike property taxes with sewer bill
Mar08

Realtors plan to protest El Cajon proposal to hike property taxes with sewer bill

The Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors (PSAR), one of San Diego’s largest real estate trade associations for realtors, has announced it is planning to protest a proposal by the El Cajon City Council to add sewer charges to property taxes paid by El Cajon homeowners. PSAR members say they will voice their opposition at the next city council meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, at city hall, 200 Civic Center Way, El Cajon. “The...

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Ramona’s Chris Anderson honored with Realtor of the Year award
Mar05

Ramona’s Chris Anderson honored with Realtor of the Year award

Ramona resident Chris Anderson, a realtor with Coldwell Banker West (CBW), was recently honored by the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR) with the 2019 Realtor of the Year Award. Anderson was honored with the Realtor of the Year Award at SDAR’s recent Circle of Excellence awards event.  She also was honored with a Recognition of Excellence Gold award based on sales performance. Anderson’s Gold Award was based on...

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