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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Feb. 9 - Feb 15, 2019

A rash of crime hit the San Diego Hillcrest community this week. The biggest being a shooter who took his semi-automatic rifle and fired it inside a restaurant filled with patrons and employees. Police apprehended the shooter and are currently investigating whether or not to call it a hate crime. 

Gunman fires assault rifle into active Hillcrest eatery, no injuries reported

Police have arrested a man who could face nine counts of attempted murder.

Hillcrest was a hotbed of police activity on Tuesday night when police responded to reports of a shooter in front of the Asian Bistro on University Avenue. One man is in custody. 

It happened at about 7:40 pm when people heard a rapid succession of gunfire from what authorities are calling an "assault style" rifle.

Mardi Gras & Party Bus Crawl return to Hillcrest

Mardi Gras in Hillcrest and The Party Bus Party Crawl is on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, from 6 pm to 11:30 pm.   

Mardi Gras, also known as “Fat Tuesday,” is an exciting and festive party recognized around the world as an event where people let loose of their inhibitions and participate in a night of unrestrained jubilation.

In San Diego, there is no better place to be than in Hillcrest for this colorful evening of all-out fun and exciting social interaction.

Out & About: The "Gay As F--k" Edition

Here is everything there is to do in the community this week!

Get ready San Diego, there's a party this weekend that's going to blow your socks off. SDPIX presents "Gay as F--k" at Rich's and if you have never been to one of these outrageous events, there is no better time to see what all fuss is about. Reverence has no place here so show up in your most outrageous costume.

Out & About: Super-duper weekend edition

In the spirit of the Super Bowl, there is plenty of fun to tackle in the gayborhood this week. From a returning DIVA to a photo protest art project to a visit from trailblazer Candis Cayne, the week is a touchdown of fun in every aspect. 

But first, Coming Up NEXT Week:

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.

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. 

SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Dec. 22 - Dec 28, 2018

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.

We here at Hale Media hope that you had a great holiday and as we approach the end of the year, wish that 2019 is filled with good luck, good friends and good news. We would like to thank our readers for another amazing year which brought with it another Nicky Award for the eighth year in a row.