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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.

Some Chula Vista parents, faith leaders mad that "Drag Queen Storytime" is headed to one of their branches

Some Chula Vista parents and religious leaders not happy that Drag Queen Story Hour is headed to their library.

Drag queens across the country are going to the library to read to young children in a program called "Drag Queen Storytime," while some San Diegans think this type of community event is overdue others in Chula Vista are calling foul and have no interest in allowing their children to check it out when it debuts at their local branch next month. 

Blaze in Hillcrest closes roads

Fire fighters battle blaze at 3922 Park Boulevard.

Tuesday morning officials closed roads around a residential area in Hillcrest while they battled a large fire in a building on Park Boulevard. The site is a vacant former salon and day spa.

The fire broke out at about 8 am just a few blocks from the San Diego LGBT Community Center and Hillcrest Pride Flag.

Hillcrest is eating up new brunch spot

If you've been in Hillcrest for any amount of time on any given day, you might hear the word "bitch" being thrown around in a playful way. Now the word is attached to brunch and people are lining up to get a taste.