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Man climbs billboard in Mission Hills early Monday morning

Man scales billboard, arrested by police.

The San Diego Police Department arrested a man who had climbed atop a billboard in Mission Hills early Monday morning.

It happened at Washington Street at Eagle Street at 1:30 am police say.

The unidentified man was shirtless and barefoot, police negotiated with him to get him to come down.

Pedestrian on scooter hit in Hillcrest on University

Scooter and vehicle collision in Hillcrest on Saturday.

In what seems to be a rash of accidents involving pedestrians in Hillcrest last week, another one was reported over the weekend, this time involving a man on an electric scooter.

It happened at approximately 7:30 pm Saturday, August 5, on the 1000 block of University at Vermont says James McDermott

Pedestrian trapped underneath car in Hillcrest

Pickup gets rear-ended and piles on top of jaywalker

In Hillcrest this afternoon a pedestrian is reportedly trapped under a car at Tenth and University Avenue.

Eyewitness Chris Sweeting tells San Diego Gay and Lesbian News a speeding green Chevy truck was traveling east on University and ran a red light. It then struck a stopped silver Nissan on its front left side waiting in the intersection.

Hit-and-run in Hillcrest leaves man with serious injuries

Hit-and-run in Hillcrest leaves a homeless man seriously injured.

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a man on University Avenue in Hillcrest late Thursday evening.

Law enforcement say the victim appears to be homeless and was jaywalking near Richmond Street in front of the Starbucks.

The driver fled the scene after hitting the man police say. 

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.

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.