El Cajon Police Chief Jeff Davis has said his office, and the San Diego County district attorney’s office, will both investigate a shooting that took place Tuesday in which a black man killed by police. As that process plays out, here’s what we know about when an officer can legally shoot someone, how the DA approaches the release of shooting videos and how San Diego officers who’ve killed people have been handled in previous cases.
Alcohol retailers don’t deny they have problems. But cities keep falling for their promises to self-regulate. Take a page from El Cajon’s book: Roll out the tough booze restrictions and watch the problems melt away.
El Cajon is in the midst of a heated debate about its future. One local leader recently claimed residents there “remain the poorest in the county.”
Labeling Mark Arabo as an “opportunist” for what he has done to support the Iraqi Christian community is utterly ridiculous. We should be uniting behind his voice in his effort to create a better life for El Cajon.
Though he’s since clarified them, El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells’ comments represent a larger, persistent misunderstanding about East County’s Chaldean community.
El Cajon has some strict anti-alcohol laws in place, but the police department there has found some stores are still selling booze to minors. Now city leaders want to tighten the rules even more next year.
Everyone says Mark Arabo wants to be a politician someday. But his experience in local politics is rife with missteps.
Bill Wells said his criticisms were directed at pro-alcohol members of the Iraqi Christian community and didn’t mean to paint the community with a broad brush.
El Cajon’s city leaders proposed strict new alcohol rules. But when Mark Arabo was done with them, the mayor had resigned. That might only have been the first change in the city.
The California Environmental Quality Act has become a tool for groups to delay or kill a project – even if their beef doesn’t have anything to do with the environment.