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San Diego streetlights will get a high-tech makeover

New modification includes installation of 3,200 smart sensors, the largest in the world.

On Wednesday, Mayor Kevin Faulconer will announce another high tech innovation in San Diego that no other city or country in the world can claim.

The City of San Diego is partnering with General Electric (GE) to not only upgrade streetlights, but modify them to create a connected digital network which will optimize parking and traffic, and enhance public safety and track air quality.

The spectacular 'Tantrums' was a night of over-the-top entertainment

Josh Ramirez as Helluva wins the crown for Tantrums and Tiaras 2017.

The Observatory North Park was standing room only on Sunday as the crowd waited for the six amateur drag contestants to make their debut on stage in “Tantrums & Tiaras Battle of the Bar Queens” 2017.

The night was full of energy and buzz and contestants and guests alike were anxious to see their favorite neighborhood bartenders dress up in frocks, padding and lacy frilly things.

Inaugural San Diego Film Week begins with old Hollywood style

Merrick McCartha is just one of the celebrities who joined in the celebration of the first annual San Diego Film Week.

Old Hollywood was the theme, and a new local film festival was the subject as San Diego Film Week kicked off its inaugural celebration at the Lafayette Hotel on Friday night.

The red carpet was lined with local actors, producers and directors as they discussed their projects playing throughout the area for the next seven days.

Porch pirate grabs doorstep deliveries

This porch pirate is finally caught on camera taking delivered packages from Mission Hills homes.

Residents in a Mission Hills neighborhood are hoping surveillance footage of a thief who helps himself to Amazon packages will assist police in catching the burglar.

Pat Giles who lives in the upscale neighborhood says the value of the contents inside the boxes isn’t what’s concerning, but that someone is helping themselves to them.

Meet 'The Resizters,' San Diego's new protest song cover band

Local activist and member of the non-profit protest cover band "The Resiztors," Melanie Peters.

There is a new music movement in San Diego which will collaborate with local organizations to fight for human and women’s rights, “and everything the current administration is trying to destroy.”

Female student sexually assaulted at CSUSM campus Tuesday

University police are currently investigating a rape at California State University San Marcos.

A social media app with an anomoninity feature may have been a contributing factor in the rape of a student at California State University San Marcos in broad daylight on Tuesday.

It happened on campus Lot B about 11 am on Tuesday according to an alert sent out to students that day.

University police are currently investigating the crime.

Hundreds at Lindbergh Field rallied in protest of Trump's executive order

The sidewalks were elbow to elbow with protesters at Lindbergh Field.

Although there is no official count, hundreds of people, protestors descended upon Terminal Two at San Diego International Airport Sunday night to show opposition to Donald Trump’s executive order which limits immigrants from entering the United States.

Protests from all over the country have been in full swing at some of the busiest airports.