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Newest SD Pride executive director resigns, Fernando Lopez poised to take over

Fernando Lopez will more than likely step in as interim executive director of San Diego Pride.

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News has learned that the new executive director of San Diego Pride, Eric Heinritz (pictured left),  has resigned and current Director of Operations, Fernando Lopez Jr. will more than likely be the interim executive director, eventually taking over the role officially. 

There is no formal word as to why Heinritz is stepping down. 

Man exposes himself on Ocean Beach streets in front of school

Man takes down pants and exposes himself near Ocean Beach school.

Police are looking for a man who stood in front of the Ocean Beach Elementary school and exposed himself on Sunday.

Danielle Wolcott was at the scene when it happened and captured the incident on video.

Jurors want death penalty for man who tortured 8-year-old because he thought he was gay

Gabriel Fernandez died after severe torture and abuse in 2013.

The man who unmercifully tortured his girlfriend’s 8-year-old son for being gay may face the death penalty if the jury gets its way.

Isauro Aguirre, 37, was found guilty of first-degree murder on Nov. 15 for the death of Gabriel Hernandez. The jury deliberated on Monday and came back with their recommendations on Wednesday.

Man in Hillcrest robbed at gunpoint after leaving local hospital

Man robbed at gunpoint in Hillcrest.

Police say that a man leaving a Hillcrest hospital early Tuesday was robbed at gunpoint.

There aren’t many details to the crime as of yet reports ABC 10 News, however, the victim called police at approximately 4:25 am upon exiting Scripps Mercy Hospital on Fifth Avenue.

Ocean Beach fires may have been deliberately set investigators say

Arson may be the cause of two early morning fires in Ocean Beach.

Ocean Beach firefighters were busy extinguishing two fires early Monday morning along Santa Cruz and Muir Avenues.

The first fire started on Santa Cruz Avenue and a fence had to be knocked down in order to extinguish it.