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San Diego's Marcia Villavicencio gets her superpower from the LGBT community

San Diego's Marcia Villavicencio gets her superpower from the LGBT community.

Marcia Villavicencio is getting prepared for the biggest day of her life so far. It's not a birthday milestone or a wedding or even the birth of a child. Marcia is getting commissioned as a Naval officer after 15 years of service and as a first-generation gay American Latina the journey from enlisted member to an officer spans countries and time zones. 

Thrift store opens in Hillcrest benefiting homeless programs

Hillcrest filled one of its empty storefronts on Thursday with a Father Joe's Villages thrift store, and a queue of shoppers eager to get their hands on some slightly used merchandise lined the sidewalk of University Avenue. 

The store will help the homeless population by raising funds for programs and services dedicated to that community. 

Street flooded after water main break in Hillcrest

Street flooded after water main break in Hillcrest.

Water took the place of traffic in Hillcrest Monday night after a main broke in one of the neighborhood's busiest intersections. 

Lyft launches new e-scooters in San Diego

Lyft launches new e-scooters in San Diego

On Monday ridesharing service Lyft announced they have launched a new edition of their own brand of scooters in San Diego. Lyft  joined the market back in December 2018 with many other companies such as Bird or Lime. 

This Lyft edition boasts wider scooter bases, thicker tires, and a more powerful battery.

Chula Vista church opposing "Drag Queen Storytime" vandalized

Chula Vista Church opposing Drag Queen Storytime vandalized.

As Tuesday approaches in Chula Vista for Drag Queen Storytime at the Civic Center Library Branch, one church who opposes the event is alleging that their property was vandalized by Storytime supporters over the weekend.

The markings were covered but remained outside of the South Bay Pentecostal Church on Sunday as went inside for weekly worship services 

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the queens reading for Drag Queen Storytime in Chula Vista

Meet the queens reading for Drag Queen Storytime in Chula Vista.

In drag terms, reading is something you do when you want to playfully tear someone down. But events such as the upcoming Drag Queen Storytime in Chula Vista reading is about encouragement, engaging kids to enjoy real books away from their iPads with a pinch of diversity and acceptance thrown in.