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Casa San Diego is helping kids separated from their families due to border crackdowns

East San Diego has a significant role in the current government immigration crackdown. Images in the news are showing distraught children separated from their parents at the U.S. – Mexican borders.

Despite President Trump's recent executive order to not separate children from their families, there are still many who need living assistance until it's determined where they go next. 

Lafayette ditches monthly Gay Pool Parties for more “traditional” audience then launches Pride pool parties without gay promoters

LGBT owned LE Parties changes venues after Lafayette Hotel says they want to go in a new direction.

LE Parties ended their five year run of signature poolside Pride events at the Lafayette Hotel in 2017. But recently there have been some allegations from LE Parties founders John Joseph and Michael Swenson that the historic Lafayette Hotel has appropriated their Pride event this year after the hotel ended their contract with them saying they "were going in a different direction." 

Armed robber gets away with cash at Hillcrest bank

Mission Federal Bank located at 269 W Washington Street

The Mission Federal Bank on W. Washington Street was the scene of an armed bank robbery at about 9:30 Thursday morning.

Police say a man of unknown race entered the building with a handgun and demanded cash from the teller.

The teller complied and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money before he fled. 

SDPD to crackdown on electric scooter rental law-breakers

San Diego Police to crack down on electric scooter safety violations.

San Diego rental scooter riders who don’t follow the rules will find themselves increasingly fined by the San Diego Police Department in their effort to cut down on accidents.

Dr. Delores Jacobs Day proclaimed June 22, just before her retirement from The Center

June 22, 2018 proclaimed Dr. Delores Jacobs Day.

Today, the San Diego City Council issued a proclamation declaring Friday, June 22, 2018, to be Dr. Delores Jacobs Day in the City of San Diego. Jacobs, who has been at the helm of The San Diego LGBT Community Center as its Chief Executive Officer for the past 17 years, will end her service to The Center on June 30.

Man on rental scooter struck by car in Hillcrest, severely injured

Man injured after being hit by a car in rental scooter in Hillcrest

An unidentified man, 41, was hit on his rideshare Bird scooter in Hillcrest Monday night. Police say he suffered major injuries after he was struck on Washington Avenue by a Toyota Prius that was exiting northbound 163.

Trans student Lucero Felicita Camarena will be UC San Diego’s All Campus Commencement student speaker

“My message to graduates is: take action by interrupting discrimination and exclusion..."

Lucero Felicita Camarena didn’t speak until she was six-years-old; afraid of the judgments a cruel world can have on those who feel different. Camarena was assigned a gender at birth that did not fit who she was inside and for more than 20 years she struggled to overcome an internal strife that made it difficult for her to accept herself.

Election Day in San Diego: Where to be, what to do

Tuesday June 5 is Election Day in CA. Polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm PST.

It’s Election Day in San Diego and that means registered voters will get a chance to participate in the Gubernatorial Primary Election starting at 7 am.