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Nicole Murray-Ramirez meets Idaho LGBT leaders

Nicole Murray-Ramirez with John McCrostie.

Activist and Mayor of Hillcrest Nicole Murray-Ramirez was in Idaho over the weekend.

The trip was a five-day tour in which he met with state LGBT leaders.

Murray-Ramirez also spoke at a fundraiser that honored Boise Pridefest.

The Dallas Eagle owner is running for governor of Texas

Jeffrey Payne is running for

Jeffrey Payne is no stranger to diversity, but it may take a little more than that to secure him a place at the governor’s office, replacing the current one, Republican Greg Abbott.

The openly gay, 49-year-old Democrat is not really worried about what others think of his candidacy; he is raring to make a change in the conservative state.

New coffee shop, bakery moving into Hillcrest

After Filter closed in Hillcrest last December, the community wondered what would fill that spot on the corner of University Avenue and Richmond Street.

The question has finally been answered: it will be replaced with another coffee shop, but this one according to storefront window dressings, will also feature a bakery.

Bus 83 through Hillcrest may be nearing the end of its route for good

Bus 83 runs through Mission Hills and Hillcrest.

For Hillcrest residents and employees who take public transit every day, there may be a change to a major MTS route through the neighborhood.

Bus route 83 runs from Mission Hills through Hillcrest and down Washington Street before it makes a loop up University Avenue for a short distance.

'Thrift Trader' owner in coma, stores close

Owner of San Diego chain Thrift Trader in coma after trian accident.

A local business owner and community supporter remains comatose after he was struck by a train late last month near Little Italy.

Jeff Clark owns the Thrift Trader, a local business landmark that is not only known for its great deals on gently used items, but that its proprietor is always willing to give someone a helping hand when they need it.

Russian leader about gays: 'They are not people'

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov.

On Tuesday, The Trump administration is mildly spoke out about the recent homophobic remarks made by the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.

The Russian leader went on HBO and spoke with reporter David Scott and when the journalist questioned him about gay people living in his republic, he laughed, “Why did he come here? What’s the point of these questions?”

San Diego Pride 2017 is one for the history books

Scores of people took to the streets making San Diego Pride 2017 one of the biggest celebrations in the event's history.

Another successful San Diego Pride celebration has come and gone. It was a peaceful event despite some initial concerns of extreme protests or arrests.

In fact, this year’s parade which took place on Saturday saw an increase of about 30,000 attendees over last year and contingents participating in the event rose 50-percent.