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Hillcrest Pride flag vandalized, local businesses take action with fundraiser

Vandals mar historic Hillcrest LGBT landmark.

A Hillcrest landmark that is supposed to signify unity, freedom, and beauty was marred by vandalism last week (Feb. 6).

Two plaques beneath the Pride Flag on University Avenue and Normal Street were scratched up and damaged with what looks like an object sharp enough to make deep gashes in the surface.

Man uses his dog to attack 50-year-old man in North Park during altercation

Just after 9 pm Sunday night, two men were involved in a verbal argument in the south alley of 2900 El Cajon Blvd in North Park. 

According to police, the 27-year-old suspect had his pit bull with him and threatened to release it on the other man. 

San Diego LGBT community searches for missing friend

UPDATE 02-07-19: Chase Chaney updated his post and says Galvan is safe.

Although no official missing person police report has been filed, the San Diego LGBT community is hoping to find one of their friends who has not checked in with them since 2018.

KPBS is streaming a history of Hillcrest doc from 2002

"Searching for San Diego Hillcrest" streaming now on KPBS.

Seventeen years ago, a documentary called "Searching for San Diego Hillcrest"  aired on KPBS which focused on the unique and eclectic character of this historic San Diego neighborhood. While a lot has changed since then, there are still some things that remain the same.

Another dockless service comes to San Diego

New dockless e-bikes land in San Diego.

San Diego appears to be the city in which to launch dockless transportation e-services. Another such company, Wheels, dropped off 100 of their bikes in the Gaslamp last month and that number has recently grown to 500 after a successful test run. 

Shopper takes home big prize for "Hillcrest for the Holidays"

She took home the grand prize just for shopping locally during the holidays.

One lucky person who shopped locally for the holidays received some extra cheer in the form of a grand prize after she entered the annual Shop Hillcrest for the Holidays. 

Every year shoppers take advantage of Hillcrest's unique shops and restaurants and while doing so enter to win a shopping spree. 

Hillcrest T-Mobile store robbed

The phones which can't be activated may be sold online.

Two San Diego T-Mobile stores were robbed during operating hours on Tuesday, the thieves making off with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise. 

San Diego Police say the first incident happened at about 6:45 pm at the T-Mobile store located in Rolando at 5807 University Avenue.