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San Diego Police warn of threatening telephone hoax

Scary phone scam reported by San Diego Police

San Diego police are warning about a telephone scam wherein the caller threatens harm to people using weaponry if a monetary sum is not paid.

In a press release issued by the SDPD on Wednesday, they say a number of complaints have recently come into the department describing the same tactic.

Woman murdered in Atlanta is 16th trans person killed in US this year

Tee Tee Dangerfield is the 16th trans person killed in the US in 2017

An Atlanta transgender woman is the 16th to be killed in 2017.

Tee Tee Dangerfield, 32, was found early Monday morning outside of her apartment complex having suffered multiple gunshot wounds according to the College Park Police Department.  

Travelers to Mexico warned about tainted alcohol

Alcohol warnings for travelers to Mexico.

If you are traveling to Mexico anytime soon you should be aware of a recent alcohol warning from the U.S. Department of State.

On their website, they updated travel information for Mexico in regard to alcoholic beverages.

Conservative organizations applaud Trump's military ban on trans folks

Religious forums applaud Trump's ban on trans servicemembers.

As the LGBT community tries to grapple with the Trump administration’s decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military, several Christian leaders and conservative organizations are celebrating the news.

President of the Family Research Council applauded the President’s decision saying:

Mayor Faulconer speaks out against trans military ban

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer supports transgender servicemembers in the military.

San Diego has the biggest military population in California. And with President Trump’s proclamation today about not allowing transgender personnel to serve in the armed forces,  many local officials spoke up in opposition.

Trump's statement cited the reason for the ban as financial, he also said branches did not need the “disruption that transgender in the military would entail.”

Balloons fill Hillcrest to show opposition to proposed parking losses

Art instillation shows how many customers could be lost if SANDAG removes Hillcrest parking spots.

The Hillcrest neighborhood was filled with balloons today as a part of an art installation used as a visual reminder of potential customer loss per day if SANDAG gets its way and removes parking spots to make way for more bike lanes.

Log Cabin Republicans oppose Trump's military ban on trans folks

Gregory T. Angelo of the Log Cabin Republicans speak out against Trump's ban on trans servicemembers..

In light of Trump’s Tweet today about the ban of transgender men and women in the military, Log Cabin Republican President, Gregory T. Angelo, issued the following statement:

“This smacks of politics, pure and simple. The United States military already includes transgender individuals who protect our freedom day in and day out.

Trump bans transgender folks from serving in military

Donald Trump announces ban on trans folks in the military.

Despite the progress the government has made in accepting trans men and women in the military, President Trump made an announcement today that they will no longer be allowed to serve.

Squirrel causes neighborhood power outage on Tuesday

Rodent to blame fr local power outage on Tuesday.

A squirrel was the culprit for a midday power outage on Tuesday which affected several communities in Central San Diego including Hillcrest.

San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) reports that over 45,000 people were affected by the disruption which began at about 12:30 pm and lasted for a few hours.