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Pedestrian trapped underneath car in Hillcrest

Pickup gets rear-ended and piles on top of jaywalker

In Hillcrest this afternoon a pedestrian is reportedly trapped under a car at Tenth and University Avenue.

Eyewitness Chris Sweeting tells San Diego Gay and Lesbian News a speeding green Chevy truck was traveling east on University and ran a red light. It then struck a stopped silver Nissan on its front left side waiting in the intersection.

Hit-and-run in Hillcrest leaves man with serious injuries

Hit-and-run in Hillcrest leaves a homeless man seriously injured.

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a man on University Avenue in Hillcrest late Thursday evening.

Law enforcement say the victim appears to be homeless and was jaywalking near Richmond Street in front of the Starbucks.

The driver fled the scene after hitting the man police say. 

Hillcrest missing some LGBT colors, this man is going to change that

Pride Plaza stands tall, watching over Hillcrest and the LGBT community with its many flags. But there is one that is missing and Matthew Phy hopes to change that.

Matthew has lived in San Diego for nearly three years, moving here for a job as a political director on a congressional campaign. Like a lot of people, he says he liked the city so much he decided to stay.

Hillcrest retailer has to change its name or face lawsuit

Hilcrest retailer says it has to change its name or face lawsuit from jeans company.

San Diego men’s retailer Mankind may have to change the name of their outlet after jean company “7 for All Mankind” has threatened to sue for trademark infringement.

In a social media post on Monday, Mankind reached out to their followers asking for suggestions on a new name.

Michael Saltsman takes over Uptown Tavern

The keys are officially his to Uptown Tavern at midnight on Thursday.

The day has finally here, and a dream has finally come true for Michael Saltsman as he has officially becomes the owner of Uptown Tavern in Hillcrest.

Well, he still has until midnight Thursday, but that is a drop in the bucket compared to the years he has wanted to own his own bar and eatery.

Balloons fill Hillcrest to show opposition to proposed parking losses

Art instillation shows how many customers could be lost if SANDAG removes Hillcrest parking spots.

The Hillcrest neighborhood was filled with balloons today as a part of an art installation used as a visual reminder of potential customer loss per day if SANDAG gets its way and removes parking spots to make way for more bike lanes.

Squirrel causes neighborhood power outage on Tuesday

Rodent to blame fr local power outage on Tuesday.

A squirrel was the culprit for a midday power outage on Tuesday which affected several communities in Central San Diego including Hillcrest.

San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) reports that over 45,000 people were affected by the disruption which began at about 12:30 pm and lasted for a few hours.

New coffee shop, bakery moving into Hillcrest

After Filter closed in Hillcrest last December, the community wondered what would fill that spot on the corner of University Avenue and Richmond Street.

The question has finally been answered: it will be replaced with another coffee shop, but this one according to storefront window dressings, will also feature a bakery.