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Local eateries were closed for 'Day Without Immigrants' protest

Cafe on Park closed on Thursday for "Day Without Immigrants" protest.

You may have noticed some restaurants around town on Thursday had their closed sign on the door. No it wasn’t a holiday, it was a collective protest in support of immigrants

About a dozen San Diego business owners and their employees stayed home to observe the #DayWithoutImmigrants campaign which was meant to show solidarity for the opposition on President Trump’s travel ban.

Many surprises at the 45th International Imperial Court coronation

Councilman Chris Ward, Queen Mother Nicole, State Assemblymen Todd Gloria, Emperor Mikie, State Senator Toni Atkins and County Sheriff Bill Gore.

San Diego was host to royalty on Saturday as members of the oldest LGBT organization, the International Imperial Court held its 45th coronation at the Handlery Hotel in Mission Valley, and there were plenty of surprises.

The event drew many dignitaries including Senator Christine Kehoe, State Assemblyman Todd Gloria, and County Sheriff Bill Gore.

Fifth Avenue Books bids adieu to Hillcrest

Fifth Avenue Books in Hillcrest announced last month that it was going out of business.

They said in a Facebook post that they are appreciative of all their loyal customers who have supported them over the years, but due to the increase in online shopping the store could no longer sustain the financial loss.

SD Humane Society needs donations: 123 Yorkie-mixes rescued

San Diego Humane Society needs financial donations to help 123 rescued dogs.

The San Diego Humane Society rescued 123 dogs last week and they are asking the community for help.

The dogs are mostly yorkie-mixes and were saved from a Poway home where they were kept in filthy conditions.

Many who want to help have stepped forward to offer their assistance.

Protest against Muslim ban scheduled at Lindbergh Field Sunday

The protest at Lindbergh Field will begin at 5 pm in front of terminal two.

Detractors will gather at San Diego’s Lindbergh field today to hold a protest over Donald Trump’s recent restrictive immigration executive orders.

Many have gathered at other airports around the country in opposition to Trump’s recent decree banning Muslims and other immigrants from the country.

Annual Recovery Ride brings cyclists out in sunny San Diego

The annual recovery Ride got underway in San Diego on Sunday.

The annual recovery Ride got underway in San Diego on Sunday.

Hundreds of cyclists took to their bikes to embark on one of three routes, each with varying distances.

The event is a fundraiser for two local LGBT organizations: Stepping Stone of San Diego and San Diego HIV Funding Collaborative.

Music program helps San Diego's homeless youth

Homeless youth learn how to play an instrument and get a hot meal as well.

San Diego’s homeless youth ages 12-24 can learn to play an instrument with free lessons in Photocharity’s “Taking Music and Art to the Streets” program.

The youth can pick one of eight instruments, get instruction, learn art, eat hot meal, receive chiropractic care, clothes, shoes, haircuts (monthly), and social services (ID card, food stamps, health insurance).

Community members need help with 'Cookie' the pup

This young pup was rescued in the nick of time, but still needs help.

A few San Diego community members are asking for help in relocating a dog they rescued from being put down.

Nicholas Moede (aka DJ Nikno) and Angelo Nieves are asking that someone with a loving heart and open home foster or perhaps adopt Cookie, a dog Nieves rescued from the streets after she got hit by a car.

Tournament of Roses Parade honors innocent Pulse victims

Annual Tournament of Roses Parade honors innocent Pulse victims.

For over 100 years The Tournament of Roses Parade has been ringing in the new year with beautiful floats adorned with stunning floral designs, and this year they added a new aspect honoring the innocent victims of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy.