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SDPD dismantle large homeless encampment downtown

Large homeless tent city dismantled by SDPD to curb further instances of hepatitis A.

San Diego is currently in the throes of a hepatitis A outbreak and they have taken precautions to curb any further infections including dismantling one of the largest homeless encampments located downtown.

Here’s what Hillcrest is doing to fight against hepatitis A

Chris Ward talks to SDGLN about fighting hepatitis A in Hillcrest.

San Diego is currently in the throes of a hepatitis A outbreak and the city is doing its best to prevent spreading the disease by installing Porta-potties and handwashing stations downtown.

Homeless people are being blamed for much of the problem, unsanitary conditions and lack of personal hygiene help spread hepatitis A.

San Ysidro border closes to cars for 57 hours this weekend

San Ysidro border crossing will be closed to southbound car traffic over the weekend.

Freeway construction will close the San Ysidro border crossing to southbound vehicle traffic on Interstate 5 and Interstate 805 this weekend.

Starting on Saturday at 3 am and ending at noon on Monday, those trying to drive into Mexico will be detoured to the Otay Mesa border crossing on SR 905.

Homeless man dies from injuries after skateboard attack

A homeless man beaten by a skateboard was taken off life support and has died.

Arthur Angulo, a San Diego homeless man, has died as a result of injuries he received from being beaten by a skateboard on Saturday.

The incident happened at around 4:30 am in a North Park alley near the 2800 block of El Cajon Boulevard. Angulo was asleep when an assailant with no apparent motive beat the 55-year-old with a skateboard.

A Georgia Tech LGBT student was shot and killed by police

An independent inquiry into the death of Scout Shultz is currently underway.

Scout Schultz, an LGBT activist, and student was shot by police and later died from their injuries on Saturday, September 16, reports BBC News.

Scout Schultz was outside the campus dormitory in Atlanta when police responded to a call reporting there was, “a person with a knife and a gun.”

SD installs portable restrooms, handwashing stations to thwart hepatitis A

After an outbreak of hepatitis A, San Diego is doing its best to prevent any further infections.

One way they are combating the disease is to set up multiple portable restrooms, four were recently installed downtown near City Hall. They will be maintained at least twice per day and monitored by full-time security.

There is also a hand washing station on site.

Lori Saldaña enters race for Board of Supervisors

Former member of the California State Assembly, Lori Saldaña (D), has announced that she is running for an open seat in the San Diego Board of Supervisors, District 4.  

She is the fourth Democrat to enter the race.