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Follow up on the Hillcrest Town Council's homelessness forum held in May

On May 10, 2016, the Hillcrest Town Council (HTC) held a forum to discuss homelessness in the neighborhood. The panel included Officer Ricardo Pinon of the San Diego Police Department, Jennifer Buck of Think Dignity, Brandon Smith of the Alpha Project, Benjamin Nichols of the Hillcrest Business Association, and licensed clinical social worker Karina Vesco.

Hillcrest Town Council to host Summer Social on Friday

The Hillcrest Town Council (HTC) invites everyone for a fun summer afternoon at Babycakes San Diego on Friday, July 8 from 5-7 pm. Since the organization will not host a Communty Meeting in July, they have opted to host this mixer to bring together friends and neighbors in a more casual environment.

Guys, Games & Grub is Wednesday night at The Center!

Dozens of men and friends gather at The Center on the first Wednesday of each month for Guys, Games & Grub (GGG).

The fun social event includes includes pizza, beer, wine, soft drinks, games, prizes, and more. Hundreds of board games are available to choose from, or participants bring their own.

Free lifts from Uber all weekend in Hillcrest and around San Diego

Uber offers free rides in and around Hillcrest this weekend.

The company says they join the community, the world in their shock and sadness at the recent murders in Orlando, and want to give back by offering free service to important landmarks in the neighborhood.  

According to the website, getting your free credit is simple:

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon to impact traffic on Sunday morning

The annual Rock 'n' Roll Marathon is one of the largest such events in the City of San Diego and will take place on Sunday, June 5. While the race is a lot of fun, it is known to cause major road and freeway closures throughout the city.

Many people know to just stay home on that morning until the race clears, but for those who can't, it's important to know which roads are impacted.

Sunday stabbing in Hillcrest

Stabbing in Hillcrest on Sunday afternoon.

Fox 5 San Diego is reporting that a man was stabbed in Hillcrest Sunday afternoon when he and an older gentleman got into an argument.

'Re-Imagine Normal Street' four-day event in Hillcrest

Normal Street gets closed to traffic and becomes an open space for Re-Imagine Hillcrest on May 12 - 15.

Starting on Thursday, May 12, Fabulous Hillcrest will become a four-day festival of free family fun as Normal Street is closed to traffic, and becomes a free public gathering.  

Hillcrest arsonist video released, police ask for public's help

Suspect in Hillcrest arson case caught on camera

San Diego police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they believe is responsible for the rash of fires that were set in Hillcrest last month.

A surveillance video shows a man dressed in black with a gray hoodie over his head.

He can be seen approaching a dumpster and igniting some sort of incendiary device then tossing it inside.