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Fake bomb in Hillcrest prompts evacuations

Novelty bomb scares Hillcrest residents on Monday.

A portion of Hillcrest was evacuated and cordoned off on Monday while authorities investigated what was originally thought to be a bomb. 

It was later determined that the object was not an incendiary device, rather a novelty item made to look like one according to KUSI

LGBT activist reportedly "lynched" in Greece

Video shows a Greek shop owner kicking Zak Kostopoulos which may have led to his death.

A Greek LGBT activist died on Saturday, an alleged victim of a lynch mob, but officials say only a full medical investigation will determine a broader picture of how he died. 

Hillcrest resident reports "Peeping Tom" in bedroom window

Serial "Peeping Tom" seen outside window of Hillcrest apartment.

A Hillcrest resident is on edge after he discovered a strange man peering into his bedroom at night last week. 

Ricardo Alvarez said at about 1 am last Wednesday, he looked at his bedroom window to see someone standing there looking in at him. 

Priest burns rainbow flag as act of homosexual "exorcism" from his church

Priest burns rainbow flag as act of "exorcism" against gays.

A Roman Catholic priest burned a rainbow flag with his flock as an act of protest against the LGBT community.

Rev. Paul Kalchik, Resurrection Parish in Chicago, took the flag that once held a conspicuous position in the church and against orders from Cardinal Blase Cupich, burned it. He prepared the parish of his intentions beforehand in a bulletin. 

Berkeley passes resolution to not serve meat once a week

Cows and other animal based proteins are going to be happy. Berkeley will have an all-vegan day once a week.

Berkeley California is gearing up to go meatless once a week. 

A resolution passed by the city council will require that vegan food be served at city events and meetings once a week according to ABC 7.

Called "Green Monday," the resolution is the first of its kind in the nation to stipulate that people go vegan. 

Michelle Obama in San Diego for wellness conference

Former First Lady Michelle Obama to visit San Diego.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be visiting America's Finest City today (Sept. 19). She is appearing as a part of a three-day event to help promote health and wellness. 

"The Bold Mindbody" conference will be held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront located downtown.