Ashley Mackin

Kony 2012 mural in Hillcrest vandalized twice

Painted as a "Cover the Night" outreach project, the mural has been marked with graffiti on two separate occasions.

North Park Planning Committee elects new board of directors

The North Park Planning Committee deals with land use and development issues and is an advisory body to the Planning Commission and San Diego City Council on issues of urban design, public facilities and transportation.

K-Rails on 10th and Robinson streets in Hillcrest removed

Traffic is moving a lot smoother at 10th & Robinson in Hillcrest now that a set of "K-rails" have been removed, which previously forced motorists exiting the 163 freeway into one lane of traffic.

Vacant office space in Hillcrest to become Walgreens

The long vacant space at 301 University Ave., directly across the street from the popular Urban Mo's Bar & Grill, will become a Walgreens drug store.

1984 Hillcrest sign to be auctioned

The 1984 Hillcrest sign, which had gone into disrepair and was removed in July to make way for a new sign, will be auctioned off by the Hillcrest Business Association.