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A transition within a transition: learning from San Diego transgender teen Kyler Prescott's death

SAN DIEGO, California - On Monday, May 18, San Diego transgender teen Kyler Prescott died by suicide. He was 14-years-old.

Imagining what it feels like to live inside a body that doesn’t feel genuinely yours might be hard to understand for some, but close friend of the Prescott’s, and mother of a transgender teen herself, Kathie Moehlig talks about Kyler’s life and the challenges transgender children face within the world and within their ever-evolving selves.

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A transition within a transition: learning from San Diego transgender teen Kyler Prescott's death

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Update on Pipeline Replacement Project in Hillcrest

SAN DIEGO, California -- The University Avenue Pipeline Replacement Project is now underway on Fifth Avenue in Hillcrest, between Robinson Avenue and Washington Street.

Workers will install new water pipelines along Fifth Avenue and Washington Street, starting May 26.

During construction, temporary inconveniences will occur.

Limited access within the immediate work zone will be granted.

There will be pipe, fittings, equipment and storage containers staged along the work zone.

Road closures, detours and restricted access will occur between 8 pm and 6 am.

San Diego offers a lot of things to do this Memorial Day weekend

Whether you have friends or family coming into town, or you're just looking for fun things to do in and around San Diego this 3-day weekend, the U-T offers a list of events that may appease anyone trying to make the best of "May Gray."

From the Rolling Stones concert to an All-American Soap Box Race, San Diego offers plenty of activities to do this memorial day weekend, including the up-all-night Hillcrest party Euphoria.

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Meet Beau Schmitt, he's moving his business into the old R-Gang Eatery location

HILLCREST, San Diego - Meet Beau Schmitt, craft beer consultant and co-owner of Brew Project House, opening soon in the recently closed R-Gang Eatery on Fifth Avenue in Hillcrest. Schmitt, 29, hopes that his new restaurant and craft beer establishment will bring a new type of experience to the neighborhood.

The energetic young man was busy helping his contractors and design team with renovations when SDGLN caught up with him. The former R-Gang Eatery was emptied out except for the bar and a few chairs that were scattered through the 1920’s residence turned gastronomy.

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Wang's North Park has closed

Another popular restaurant has closed in North Park. This time it is Wang’s, a place known for its use of traditional Chinese food, but with a fusion twist. Located in the heart of San Diego, Wang’s has been serving fresh dishes and unique cocktails since 2012.

Although no reason has been given for its abrupt closure, the restaurant's Facebook page sent out a heartfelt announcement to its fans, friends and followers:

“To All our Guests,

City's advisory group reveals Mission Valley stadium site proposal

San Diego's Citizens Stadium Advisory Group (CSAG) delivered the completed proposal for a new NFL stadium in Mission Valley to Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Chargers owner Dean Spanos on Monday.

The general architectural look and the financing plan were released in a media briefing from the County Operations Center in Kearny Mesa.

“We believe a modern, efficient stadium will cost $1.1B,” CSAG chair Adam Day said adding the figure was determined taking into consideration retail and market costs in San Diego using 2018 dollars.

Put those keys down! Free Lunch Loop trolley to Hillcrest starts today

The free Hillcrest Lunch Loop Trolley service officially kicks off today. The hard working men and women along the free trolley’s route will be able to put their car keys away and enjoy dining out in San Diego’s renowned Hillcrest district.

Councilmember Todd Gloria will officially cut the ribbon for the Lunch Loop launch at 11:00 am at UC San Diego Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego.

Flooding in Pt. Loma, Midway, Mission Valley, Mission Hills

SAN DIEGO — Flooding was reported in areas of Point Loma, the Midway District, Mission Valley, Fashion Valley and Mission Hills Thursday night after 1.57 inches of rain fell in the area in less than an hour.

At Lindbergh Field, nearly three-quarters of an inch of rain was recorded in less than 10 minutes, according to the National Weather Service. (see complete weather story here).

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The 'parking fairies' have granted your wish, the free Lunch Loop Trolley begins May 18

SAN DIEGO, California - San Diegans are getting an easy opportunity to forego their usual lunch menu items and dine-out in the historic Hillcrest district. Known for its affordable and culinary quality food fare, Hillcrest is one of San Diego’s top destinations for refined and moderately priced dining.

The Park Hillcrest Lunch Loop trolley is a service, with the help of Uptown Community Parking District, UC San Diego Health System, and the Hillcrest Business Association, that will bring the hard working teams of San Diego’s job front into Hillcrest for a well-deserved lunch.