Rebuild begins of iconic Georgia St. bridge

Crews began a comprehensive seismic retrofit and rehabilitation on Tuesday of the iconic Georgia Street Bridge, a key symbol and artery for San Diego residents that links Hillcrest to North Park.

The $14 million project, scheduled for completion next summer, will also restore the 102-year-old bridge to its former glory after years of neglect, city officials said.

Hillcrest cracks down on disruptive homeless, aggressive panhandlers

Panhandlers have asked for change from diners in restaurants, according to one business official. A furniture store owner said he has found homeless people napping in his showroom and sleeping on his doorstep. Another shop owner said he has to constantly clean human waste from the alley behind his business.

Rally to support San Diego Police to be held in Balboa Park today

San Diego Police Department kept over 100,000 Pride-goers safe over the weekend.

The recent attacks on police officers, first in Dallas and now in Baton Rouge, have caused concern over the safety of our law enforcement officials.

There will be a rally in Balboa Park at noon today. The community is encouraged to come out and support the men and women of law enforcement not only for San Diego, but across the country.

Thousands attend a sunny and colorful San Diego Pride Parade

Doused in perfect weather, the San Diego Pride parade was filled with fight over fear.

Comfortable weather brought thousands upon thousands of spectators to the streets of Hillcrest to watch the 42nd Annual LGBT Pride Parade on Saturday.

Rainbow flags, multi-colored beads and Thump Sticks were the fashion choice, some people choosing to soak up the sun and bare their skin beneath the clear blue skies.

Over two-hundred contingents comprised the procession.  

San Diego 'Pokemon Go' players discover body

Searching for Pokemon on the popular app, three girls make a gruesome discovery in a remote area of San Diego.

Pokemon Go has not only become a software phenomenon, it has also become a tool for finding bodies in remote areas.

Three San Diego girls say they were on the hunt for the elusive Nintendo characters at Marian Bear Memorial Park, near the 5500 block of Regents Road, on Thursday night when they happened upon a decomposing human body.

Follow up on the Hillcrest Town Council's homelessness forum held in May

On May 10, 2016, the Hillcrest Town Council (HTC) held a forum to discuss homelessness in the neighborhood. The panel included Officer Ricardo Pinon of the San Diego Police Department, Jennifer Buck of Think Dignity, Brandon Smith of the Alpha Project, Benjamin Nichols of the Hillcrest Business Association, and licensed clinical social worker Karina Vesco.