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Traffic Impact – Mother Goose Parade in El Cajon, CA

The 68th annual Mother Goose Parade will be held in El Cajon, CA on Sunday, November 23rd. This annual weekend event features a craft fair, carnival, and parade. The Mother Goose Parade is the largest parade in San Diego County, and the largest of its type west of the Mississippi.

As the parade route runs along Main Street El Cajon, traffic around our A-1 Self Storage location on West Main Street will be impacted. Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic at noon on Sunday, and re-opened sometime after 3 PM. You will be able to access our facility by foot during this time, so our office will remain open for business normal hours.

When traveling in the area, please follow all detours and traffic control. Allow for extra travel time due to the delays expected.

Toys for Tots Annual Toy Drive

A-1 Self Storage Toys for TotsA-1 Self Storage is proud to participate as local toy drop site for the U.S Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program!

The mission of the Toys for Tots program is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate children in our local communities. All 39 self storage locations are collecting new, unwrapped toys now through December 15th.*

For more information about the Toys for Tots program, visit http://www.toysfortots.org.

*Dates may vary by location – contact your closest facility to confirm.

Job Opening! Full-time Maintenance Coordinator in San Diego, CA

Customer Service Representative sitting at deskWe are currently seeking a full-time Maintenance Coordinator at our corporate office in San Diego, CA. This position involves receiving, scheduling, and updating all maintenance requests and work orders for all A-1 Self Storage locations throughout California using MPulse Maintenance Software. Once hired, this Associate will be responsible for tracking inventory and reordering maintenance related supplies for maintenance staff and stores, as needed. They will create and code all purchase orders, contracts, and annual bid packages. The Maintenance Coordinator is the support person for the Facilities Manager and will interact with company employees at all levels, State Inspectors, subcontractors, and suppliers. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented, with the ability to interact effectively with diverse personalities, and have strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

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Donation to Support the Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Laughter Tour

We are proud to support the Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Laughter Tour!

Marine Color GuardThe Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Laughter Tour kicked off it’s inaugural event on October 24th in San Diego, CA. The proceeds from this USO-style comedy event benefit Lives of Promise and Shelter to Solider. These two local charities provide support services, housing, and companion dogs for combat veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). All services are provided at no cost, and the comedy event was free of charge to uniformed military personnel.

Marine and SailorA-1 Self Storage is honored to support our veterans and their families. It was truly an amazing evening celebrating those who so honorably served our county!

If you would like more information about Lives of Promise or Shelter to Solider, please visit their websites.

 

3 Simple Storage Solutions for Your Home

Organize with ShelvesHere are three simple low cost storage solutions that can help give you extra storage around your home.

1.  Shelving

Adding shelving is a great way to give you more storage space. Shelving can be installed to existing cabinets, or be bought free standing. Shelving can be added in a closet, kitchen, garage, or just about anywhere in your home. Small plastic or fabric totes can be added to the shelves to help organize items.

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Customer Review for A-1 Self Storage Chula Vista, CA

Beautiful woman looking up and choose five stars rating in feedbackAt A-1 Self Storage, we sincerely value your patronage and your thoughts. Our goal is to ensure we provide quality products and the high level of customer service you expect. We encourage our customers to provide feedback, so we may continue to provide the best experience possible.

When Kim H. submitted her “A-1 Story” last month, we knew we had another winner! Here is the story she shared about her experience at A-1 Self Storage in Chula Vista, CA:

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Go Teal for Halloween

teal-pumpkin-projectFood Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is raising awareness this Halloween for children with food allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project was created to encourage the community to offer non-food items to children this Halloween. To raise awareness and let trick-or-treaters know you provide non-food treats place a teal painted pumpkin on your porch.

FARE has some great recommendations for fun non-food items:

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Need More Space for the Holidays?

Family meeting relativesThe holidays are right around the corner which means family, parties, and a lot of extra stuff! Do you need to make temporary space for visiting family, decorations, serving ware, and gifts? A-1 Self Storage can help.

We offer various unit sizes to accommodate your storage needs. Whether you are storing holiday decorations, serving ware, or gifts and just need a closet sized storage unit; or clearing out an entire room to accommodate guests and need something a little larger, we’ve got the right size storage unit for you.

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