The City of El Cajon joined Live Well San Diego as a recognized partner on February 9, 2016. The City of El Cajon is leading the way in policy and environmental changes that protect the public’s health and improve the community. El Cajon has adopted the Tobacco and Second Hand Smoke Ordinance and is currently the only jurisdiction in San Diego that restricts smoking in common areas of multi-unit housing complexes. El Cajon El Cajon has also established several programs to enhance public safety, including the very successful Crime-Free Hotel/Motel and Crime-Free Multi-Housing programs, Police Citizen Academies, and year-round Emergency Preparedness and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes.
The City of El Cajon values its relationship with Cajon Valley Union School District and is dedicated to partnering with them on Safe Routes to School Projects to improve walkability and encourage pedestrian safety. The City encourages residents to be active by maintaining eighteen parks and seven recreational facilities, which offer various programs for all ages. Moreover, the City has built five playgrounds over the past three years in partnership with KaBOOM and First 5 San Diego. Two of these playgrounds offer fitness equipment for adults.
With their vision of honoring and celebrating the people who make El Cajon the Valley of Opportunity, the City of El Cajon is a welcome recognized partner based on their outstanding service, leadership and commitment to the health and safety of the residents and families they serve.