El Cajon unanimously selects David Phillip “Phil” Ortiz as its new councilmember

EL CAJON (KUSI) – The City of El Cajon chose a new City Council member tonight. The council unanimously selected David Phillip “Phil” Ortiz, to replace Ben Kalasho on the council.

Ortiz is the owner of New Earth Energy Specialists and is a member of the East County Chamber of Commerce.

He lists his priorities as public safety, homelessness and a balanced city budget.

Former councilman Kalasho resigned in March due to legal problems as well as defaming a former beauty pageant winner.

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