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Hillcrest smoke shop raided for synthetic drug spice

The Godfather Smoke Shop was raided for synthetic drugs, one arrested

A clerk at the Godfather Smoke Shop in Hillcrest is under arrest today, he is suspected of possessing a third of a pound of the synthetic drug called spice and nearly $5,000 cash.

Hillcrest coffee shop owner wants Dreamers as staff

Hillcrest coffeeshop owner says he wants to hire Dreamers.

Immigration Attorney and recent Hillcrest business owner, Jacob Sapochnick opened a new coffee shop called The Kouch in April, but that's not all, he says he wants to staff his business with Dreamers.

Pedestrian killed on SR-163 near Hillcrest

SR-163 south at Robinson near Hillcrest.

A person was killed on Saturday morning after he was struck on Southbound State Route 163  north of Robinson Avenue, according to CBS 8.

The Califonia Highway Patrol said at about 5:30 am a man was struck by multiple vehicles as he was crossing SR-163.

Locals complain of drones "peeping" into their windows at night

Unmanned Aircraft Systems are creating an unwelcome buzz around Hillcrest.

You hear a whirring outside your window at night or see small lights suspended in mid-air, these are not UFOs, but UAS's, and it has some in Hillcrest and surrounding areas creeped-out. 

Drones, also known as small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), are perfectly legal, but have Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines for use especially if they fly near an airport.

Homeless people becoming more aggressive in Hillcrest

Some homeless in Hillcrest are attacking residents and business owners in the community and it’s all due to the relocation efforts and encampment sweepings going on downtown according to ABC 10.

The aggressive behaviors are also being blamed as retaliation from the Hepatitis A outbreak.

Here’s what Hillcrest is doing to fight against hepatitis A

Chris Ward talks to SDGLN about fighting hepatitis A in Hillcrest.

San Diego is currently in the throes of a hepatitis A outbreak and the city is doing its best to prevent spreading the disease by installing Porta-potties and handwashing stations downtown.

Homeless people are being blamed for much of the problem, unsanitary conditions and lack of personal hygiene help spread hepatitis A.

San Diego ranks fourth in Airbnb rentals this summer

San Diego ranks fourth in summer rentals for Airbnb.

San Diegans are fourth on the list of top Airbnb rentals this past summer, behind New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle.

The company according to Fox 5 says 33,800 rentals were booked and that brought in over 187,700 visitors to America’s Finest City.