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Picketers march at UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest

Picketers in front of UC Medical Center in Hillcrest want a living wage.

Picketing began at approximately 5 am in Hillcrest on Tuesday morning as 12,000 statewide University of California administrative, clerical and support staff picket for a on-day walkout.

Both UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest and Thornton Hospital in La Jolla will take part in the protest according to NBC 7 and Teamsters Local 911.

Reported murder of trans person, marks first in 2017

First reported trans murder of 2017: Mesha Caldwell

In what may be the first transgender death in the United States of 2017, a Mississippi woman was murdered on Wednesday, January 4.

Mesha Caldwell, 41, was a hairstylist and make-up artist reports NewNowNext; she was found shot to death in Madison County.

Trash beneath Spruce Street Suspension Bridge on the rise says local resident

Litter beneath the Spruce Street Suspension Bridge has some residents organizing clean-up efforts.

The people who live around historic Spruce Street Suspension Bridge are becoming a little concerned with the amount of garbage being left within the canyon, so much so that one resident has taken action to form a clean up crew to maintain the site every month.

Lawmaker introduces bill to create CA registry of hate crime offenders

California lawmaker introduces legislation proposing a hate crime registry.

January 5 marks the first day of the California Legislative Session and Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra (D-San Fernando Valley) put forth a bill that would require the names of people convicted of hate violence, and their crimes, to be made public via a California Hate Crimes Registry.

The identity of the victims would remain confidential.

Hillcrest restaurant accused of hiding hefty surcharge to check

Fiesta Cantina shocked one diner after he got his bill.

The recent minimum wage hike that took affect on January 1, has put some business owners in a compromising position, especially those in the restaurant business.

Eateries are torn on whether to raise menu prices or add a surcharge to guest checks to help offset the dollar raise they must now offer lower-level employees.

Pride flag on screensaver offends coworkers, employee resigns

Michelle Hurn resigns after being asked to remove Pride flag from screensaver.

A Colorado medical professional has resigned from her position because she was asked to remove an image of the Pride flag from her computer desktop.

Deemed “offensive” by a coworker, Michelle Hurn, who is openly gay, had to remove the image from her rotating screensaver slideshow.

Two aircraft carriers to leave San Diego Thursday

The San Diego harbor will be less two ships after Thursday.

Aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and destroyer Wayne E. Meyer will set course for assignments in the Pacific and Indian oceans.

The Carl Vinson will head a fleet of ships including the Meyer and cruiser Lake Champlain along with Hawaiian-based destroyer Michael Murphy.

Water main rupture creates large flood in North Park

A flood woke North Park residents up early Thursday morning.

Some residences in North Park woke up to a huge flood Thursday morning as a water main broke sending a deluge of water into homes and the streets.