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SD Pride Parade is the largest single-day civic event

The mayor said San Diego is coming off the best tourism year ever and these two events continually offer the best the city has to offer.

San Diego Pride Parade draws more people than Comic-Con each year and generates millions of dollars to the local economy. The parade sees an estimated 200,000 people; Comic-Con, 135,000. 

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and other community leaders including Councilmember Chris Ward discussed how these two major annual events are important for the city’s economy.

San Diego housing market forecast looks bleak by 2020

Families and seniors are being pushed out of California.

A report released by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors shows that affordable housing isn't going to get any better in the next three years.  

Both groups created a "Housing Scorecard" that revealed the impact on the housing market will grow bleaker by the year 2020, especially for families and senior citizens. 

Police investigating suspicious item left in Hillcrest

Police investigating a suspicious package in Hillcrest.

Police have sectioned off the block in front of Flicks nightclub at about 2:30 pm on Tuesday.  

University Avenue is currently inaccessible to traffic between Vermont Street and 10th Avenue.

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News reached out to the San Diego Police Department.  

Hillcrest 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

7-Eleven at 1602 University Ave.got robbed at gunpoint over the weekend.

The 7-Eleven convenience store across from the Pride flag in Hillcrest was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday, the suspect taking away an undisclosed amount of cash.

Very disturbing flyers left in Little Italy

Messages promising the "genocide of the white race" are littered throughout Little Italy, San Diego.

Mysterious and disturbing flyers are once again being left around Little Italy according to a concerned resident who found one attached his front door this past Thursday.

The makers of the circular discuss how they are "killing off the entire white race" by using poisoned-laced drugs. It even makes reference to the Holocaust and the mass killing of Jews. 

Man attempts to abduct child in City Heights area

It happened on Tuesday in the 3600 block of Ontario Avenue in City Heights reports ABC 10.  

Police took a man into custody after he was suspected of attempting to kidnap a young boy and hiding him in his truck.

It happened on Tuesday in the 3600 block of Ontario Avenue in City Heights area reports ABC 10.  

July 4th fireworks shows around San Diego

Here is a list of local fireworks shows across the San Diego county.

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News and all of Hale Media would like to wish you a happy 4th. 

From downtown to Oceanside, people will be celebrating America's birth with picnics, family get-togethers and of course fireworks. 

Here is a list of local fireworks shows across the county. 

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San Diegan attacked by Tijuana taxi drivers for using Uber

A man says he was attacked by Mexican cab drivers after he and his friends ordered an Uber.

Eric Ivarra (pictured left) had just finished watching a Padres game at Petco Park and decided to take a trip to Mexico to spend some time with his friend who lives there.

But once he crossed the border and requested an Uber, his night became one of violence which landed him in the hospital.

Comic-Con will stay in San Diego through 2021

Each year the giant pop-culture convention brings in $135 million and $2.8 million in tax revenues.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer said on Friday Comic-Con is staying in San Diego at least until the year 2021, but the expansion to the convention center is going to be what makes it a continued success to the local economy.