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SUV crashes into Hillcrest apartment building

The incident took place close to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and First Avenue.

An apartment building in Hillcrest was left without a staircase after a speeding SUV crashed into it on Thursday morning.

The incident took place close to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and First Avenue.

Dear Hillcrest, with Jinx Mirage

Jinx Mirage travels around the neighborhood last week to fill you in one some of the social happenings in Hillcrest

My name is Jinx Mirage and I am your new social columnist for SDPIX and SDGLN.com.

I have lived in Hillcrest for a little over 3 years and due to me being a social butterfly in Hillcrest I have made friends with The Who's Who.

And I am always up to date on all the great events coming to Hillcrest and San Diego.

Tires flattened by pipeline replacement in Hillcrest is a problem

Car and business owners are blaming the Pipeline Project for flattened tires and interruptions of water service.

Hillcrest vehicle owners are experiencing more flat tires than usual lately and they are blaming the recent Pipeline Replacement currently underway in the neighborhood.

In an ongoing project, Burtech Pipeline is replacing four miles of pipeline in Hillcrest, University Heights and North Park.

The temporary pipes are lining the curbs of Robinson Avenue and Park Boulevard.

Mission Hills IBEW building razed, new library to replace it

The old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers will be replaced by a new Mission Hills library branch.

This week demolition began on the old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) building on Washington Street in the Hillcrest/Mission Hills area to make way for a new regional library branch .

The site had become an eyesore to some people who had complained about its outdated style and its use by transients camping out and leaving garbage and debris in the entryway.

San Diego Pride and HBA work together for Pride kickoff 2017

Trans Pride will march towards the iconic Hillcrest Pride Plaza to join hundreds of others in a ceremonial Pride Flag raising. 

San Diego Pride and Fabulous Hillcrest are working together for the sixth year in a row to bring the Pride Block Party, in all of its rainbow glory, to life in Hillcrest this July. 

Watching over diversity: A brief history of the 'Hillcrest' sign

The Hillcrest sign has been a welcoming salutation to the neighborhood for almost 80 years.

The Hillcrest sign which greets visitors into the neighborhood high above the intersection of Fifth and University has been a beacon of diversity since it was first erected in 1940.

It was a gift from local women shopkeepers.

'Space jacking’ cheaper than airport parking

Some travelers are taking up street parking for free before they head out to the airport.

Short weekend vacations and the convenience of ridesharing may have people going through your neighborhood and taking up parking spots in order to avoid parking rates at the airport.

Short-term parking at Lindbergh field can range from $20 to $32 a day depending on which structure you use.