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Body found in Hillcrest identified

Body found in Hillcrest identified.

San Diego Police are currently investigating an apparent homicide in Hillcrest after they recovered a body in the 3400 block of Albert Street. 

It happened at approximately 5:30 am on Sunday when an unnamed person made a call to the police department to report the body.

Nicole M. Ramirez honored with keys to two cities

 Nicole M. Ramirez honored with keys to two cities.

A San Diego LGBT activist and community leader was honored with not one, but two "Keys to the City" late last month. 

City Commissioner Nicole M. Ramirez, or "the Mayor of Hillcrest," was bestowed this rare honor by mayors Jackie Biskupski and Linda Gorton of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Lexington, Kentucky respectively. 

Social media was on alert after someone messaged a threat to Hillcrest

A reported direct message on social media had several people in Hillcrest on alert Wednesday evening. There were false reports that said someone may have had a gun in the area.

One person wrote on Facebook, "[possible] Shooter in Hillcrest gay bars...not to cause alarm, tho someone I know has suggested I pass the word forward to keep a low profile tonight... maybe stay home...."

Mykki Blanco is San Diego Pride's Movement stage headliner

Mykki Blanco is San Diego Pride's Movement stage headliner,

The list of talent performing at San Diego Pride 2019 just keeps getting better. The announcement came today that the always-entertaining Mykki Blanco will be the headliner on the Movement stage at this year's music festival.

San Diego Gay Men's Chorus will get a new executive director this summer

Jeff Heine will take over the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus later this summer, replacing Bob Lehman.

The world renown San Diego Gay Men's Chorus announced its new executive director on Wednesday.

Jeff Heine (pictured above) was chosen after nation-wide search and will officially start the position later this summer. Heine is currently the executive director of the Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus (TCGMC) in Minneapolis.