Hillcrest

New 'Lunch Loop' shuttle is a free way to end Hillcrest parking stress

New shuttle takes lunchers throughout Hillcrest without parking stress.

The Hillcrest Business Association celebrated the official launch of the new Lunch Loop Shuttle on Tuesday.

Councilmember Chris Ward did the honors of cutting the ceremonial ribbon at UC San Diego Health Center. 

Without the stress of parking, people can relax and explore many of Hillcrests' businesses and eateries, keeping revenue within the community. 

Fifth Avenue Books bids adieu to Hillcrest

Fifth Avenue Books in Hillcrest announced last month that it was going out of business.

They said in a Facebook post that they are appreciative of all their loyal customers who have supported them over the years, but due to the increase in online shopping the store could no longer sustain the financial loss.

Hillcrest cyberbully worries local Grindr users

Hillcrest Grindr user "Hung Top" is accused of harassing people who won't respond to him on hookup apps.

Some users of hookup apps Grindr and Scruff in Hillcrest are getting disturbing messages from a man who allegedly bullies them unmercifully if they deny his advances.

Hillcrest restaurant accused of hiding hefty surcharge to check

Fiesta Cantina shocked one diner after he got his bill.

The recent minimum wage hike that took affect on January 1, has put some business owners in a compromising position, especially those in the restaurant business.

Eateries are torn on whether to raise menu prices or add a surcharge to guest checks to help offset the dollar raise they must now offer lower-level employees.

Stonewall Citizens’ Patrol celebrates 10 years protecting San Diego

The beginning of the Stonewall Patrol is the result of a rash of hate crimes against the LGBT community during San Diego Pride in 2006.

Stonewall Citizens’ Patrol (SCP) announced two milestones today; celebrating ten years of keeping the streets of Hlllcrest and its surrounding areas safe, and appointing Sean Redmond as the new executive director.

Warhead found in Hillcrest backyard after downpour

The Bomb Squad investigate an old warhead in Hillcrest after rain unearths it in resident's backyard.

The weekend downpour revealed a dangerous surprise for one Hillcrest homeowner on Sunday afternoon.

A practice warhead was unearthed in the backyard of 3729 Dove Street which initiated an extensive bomb threat investigation.

'Filter' coffeehouse in Hillcrest to close permanently on Dec. 24

"Filter" coffeehouse on University.

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News has learned that the popular coffeehouse Filter on University Avenue in Hillcrest is closing.

It’s last day of operation will be on Saturday, December 24.

Word comes directly from the owner Steve Price, who says after six years of business in the popular Hillcrest community he can no longer afford the rent.