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Downtown residents were alerted to man who made mass-shooting threats

Police say a man threatened to perform a mass shooting atop downtown's Emerald Towers.

Downtown San Diegians living in the Emerald Plaza got a warning from their management team this week about a possible threat from a man who police say they were investigating in conjunction with threats of a mass shooting.

Hillcrest coffee shop owner wants Dreamers as staff

Hillcrest coffeeshop owner says he wants to hire Dreamers.

Immigration Attorney and recent Hillcrest business owner, Jacob Sapochnick opened a new coffee shop called The Kouch in April, but that's not all, he says he wants to staff his business with Dreamers.

Mission Valley religious resort approved by City Council

The first step in making San Diego a religious tourism destination is in place this week. The San Diego City Council approved the $131 million Legacy International Project.

This theme park of sorts was proposed by televangelist Morris Cerullo to the City Council last month, but nothing could move forward until some concerns were addressed by the development team.

Pedestrian killed on SR-163 near Hillcrest

SR-163 south at Robinson near Hillcrest.

A person was killed on Saturday morning after he was struck on Southbound State Route 163  north of Robinson Avenue, according to CBS 8.

The Califonia Highway Patrol said at about 5:30 am a man was struck by multiple vehicles as he was crossing SR-163.

Peace sign made my hundreds of San Diegans for Las Vegas

Human peace sign for Las Vegas victims created in San Diego.

San Diego was the site of a giant human peace sign on Thursday. The project was put together to show support for the Las Vegas shooting victims.

The idea came from a listener to local radio station KSON reports ABC 10 and it grew from there.

The request was to have listeners meet at a parking lot in Valley View Casino Center. And show up they did.

Bold couple caught on camera snatching Gossip Grill employee's wallet

This couple allegedly snatched an employee's phone and wallet right off the bar.

The Hillcrest hospitality industry is on alert this week after a brazen male and female customer came into Gossip Grill early Sunday evening and made off with employee Elly Barksdale’s (top left) wallet and phone.Although the property was eventually recovered, the suspects have not been caught. 

Hillcrest sign victim of hit-and-run

The pillars that hold up the historic Hillcrest sign cause damage to hit-and-run U-Haul truck.

The Hillcrest sign was the victim of a hit and run accident Monday night reports the San Diego Police Department.

Witness to the incident, Derrick Roach watched as a U-Haul truck driven by two men slammed into the historic sign's supporting pole at 5th and University in front of Union Bank. 

"It made a huge noise when it hit,” said Roach. 

Locals complain of drones "peeping" into their windows at night

Unmanned Aircraft Systems are creating an unwelcome buzz around Hillcrest.

You hear a whirring outside your window at night or see small lights suspended in mid-air, these are not UFOs, but UAS's, and it has some in Hillcrest and surrounding areas creeped-out. 

Drones, also known as small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), are perfectly legal, but have Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines for use especially if they fly near an airport.

Homeless people becoming more aggressive in Hillcrest

Some homeless in Hillcrest are attacking residents and business owners in the community and it’s all due to the relocation efforts and encampment sweepings going on downtown according to ABC 10.

The aggressive behaviors are also being blamed as retaliation from the Hepatitis A outbreak.

San Diego man helped save lives in Las Vegas

Taylor Winston helped saved the injured with some quick thinking.

A San Diego man was at the site of the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night, and his quick thinking helped people flee the scene soon after the gunfire began to rain down upon the Route 91 Harvest Festival.