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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.

Bus 83 through Hillcrest may be nearing the end of its route for good

Bus 83 runs through Mission Hills and Hillcrest.

For Hillcrest residents and employees who take public transit every day, there may be a change to a major MTS route through the neighborhood.

Bus route 83 runs from Mission Hills through Hillcrest and down Washington Street before it makes a loop up University Avenue for a short distance.

'Thrift Trader' owner in coma, stores close

Owner of San Diego chain Thrift Trader in coma after trian accident.

A local business owner and community supporter remains comatose after he was struck by a train late last month near Little Italy.

Jeff Clark owns the Thrift Trader, a local business landmark that is not only known for its great deals on gently used items, but that its proprietor is always willing to give someone a helping hand when they need it.

Man falls down Hillcrest canyon

Man gets rescued from Hillcrest canyon after a 200-foot fall

A man fell 200-feet into a Hillcrest canyon on Wednesday, prompting the San Diego Fire and Rescue crew to respond.

Police responded to a report of a burglary just after 3 am in the 3500 block of Albatross Street in Hillcrest reports NBC 7.