Drum Macomber

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR EL CAJON CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

 

December 2, 2014 (El Cajon) – Nominations are now being accepted for El Cajon Citizen of the Year through December 19th. Do you know someone who has selflessly worked to better the El Cajon community?

READER’S EDITORIAL: WE DON’T NEED A CITY OF BELL-STYLE OF GOVERNMENT IN EL CAJON

By Drum Macomber, former El Cajon Citizen of the Year

November 9, 2011 (El Cajon) -- The city of El Cajon wants to be a "Charter City.”

Instead of abiding by the citizen protections provided by state and federal law, the “charter city” designation gives city councils total control over a host of municipal decisions.

SPOTLIGHT EL CAJON: RETIRED POLICEMAN TODD MOORE SEEKS NEW BEAT... AS MAYOR OF EL CAJON

September 27, 2010 (El Cajon ) – Retired after 19 years as an El Cajon police officer, Todd Moore now says he has a new vision for El Cajon.  “We need leadership that we can count on to do what is right, to serve the residents of El Cajon," he said, "and to move this community to a place where it thrives…not just survives.”

 

POLITICAL WRANGLING: NEWSHOUNDS CHALLENGE A WATCHDOG--& SANTA HITS THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL

 

By Buck Shott
 

July 14, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – The political scene in San Diego’s eastern regions runs the gamut from follies to jollies.  Here are the latest juicy stories—starting with a watchdog who may need some watching, according to newshounds at a local newspaper who turned up a pungent trail involving a prominent elected official.  Another media outlet found itself the target of criticism, however, after running a political cartoon portraying a one-eyed veteran running for Congress as a pirate. Plus a candidate in an East County council race has an illustrious resume that includes this jolly avocation: Santa Claus!