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Resident Pulse DJ, survivor and hero will play at SD Pride

Ray "DJ Infinite" Rivera saved a few lives the night of the Pulse massacre, his perseverance will be felt at San Diego Pride 2017.

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News let you know on Friday that this year’s Pride theme will be “Allied in Action, United for Justice,” and nothing could represent that sentiment more than the heroic efforts of Pulse DJ, Ray Rivera who will perform at the

Homophobic harassment on the rise in Hillcrest

Anti-gay threats are on the rise in Hillcrest according to some residents and employees.

Some in the Hillcrest community are concerned about the recent uptick in harassment aimed at LGBT businesses and patrons this month.

Employees and customers say they have had to deal with a multitude of cases involving individuals making homophobic cold calls, verbal abuse and dangerous pranks which seem to be targeted at gays throughout the primarily LGBT section of San Diego.

Hillcrest bombarded with civil rights lawsuits

Hillcrest businesses accused of violating civil rights laws.

Restaurant owners in Hillcrest are trying to understand why one San Diego attorney is suing them for violations he alleges disregard the Americans with Disabilities Act and California’s accessibility laws reports ABC 10 San Diego.

Pride and Confederate flags flown in Maine High Schools causes stir

The Pride flag at this high school in Maine drew media attention and the attention of another high school.

The Gay Straight Trans Alliance committee at Kennebunk High School in Maine was trying to send a message of inclusion when they got permission to fly a rainbow flag on the pole at the school’s entrance.

Less than a week later the flag was taken down because a trans student was uncomfortable with the media attention the school was getting for flying it in the first place.

California Assemblymen audit DMV: disabled placard abuse

California Assemblymen Eric Linder and Mike Gatto want some answers to the alleged abuse of disabled parking placards.

They have requested an audit of the Department of Motor Vehicles, saying the problem starts with them.

New Hillcrest eatery will donate all profits to local charities

Libertad – Tacos a la Brasa in Hillcrest will be a unique eatery, one that will give back to the community.

Hillcrest will be the site of another San Diego first, a non-profit restaurant that will give 100-percent of its profits to a different local charity every month.

Libertad – Tacos a la Brasa is a fast serve eatery that is moving into the spot formerly occupied by 100 Wines on University Avenue.

Three days of wet weather starting Tuesday

Wind and rain are in the forecast this week as San Diego prepares for its first spring storm starting on Tuesday, March 21. 

Heavy showers will increase on Wednesday and dwindle by Thursday, while heavy winds will persist in the mountain and desert areas, reports the National Weather Service.  

Comic-Con Center gets permanent residence in Balboa Park

A year-round tribute to Comic-Con will open in Balboa Park.

For San Diegans who want more Comic-Con than just the once-a-year pilgrimage to the Convention Center will get permanent installation which celebrates one of the biggest tributes to pop culture in the world.