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Trans woman beaten after being jailed with men, lawsuit against San Diego Sheriff’s Department alleges

Trans woman beaten after being jailed with men, lawsuit against San Diego Sheriff’s Department alleges

San Diego sheriff’s deputies placed a transgender woman into a cell with three men, one of whom beat her so severely that her jaw was fractured, according to a new lawsuit filed against the Sheriff’s Department.

The plaintiff, identified in court papers as Kristina Frost, required multiple surgeries and has yet to fully recover, her complaint alleges.

The Center undergoing renovations

The Center undergoing renovations
We know that The Center is more than a building. It’s a safe and welcoming space to our LGBTQ community. It’s a space of comfort, support, education, acceptance, and togetherness.
 

County Supervisor Chair Nathan Fletcher to address Hillcrest Town Council

County Supervisor Chair Nathan Fletcher to address Hillcrest Town Council

The Hillcrest Town Council (HTC) will host its next community meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 9 and feature a presentation by County Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan Fletcher.

During the meeting, Chair Fletcher is expected to update community members on items his office is working on as well as current issues facing the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS). 

From The Center: More on redistricting

From The Center: More on redistricting

Today we’re following up on last week’s conversation on redistricting. As the critical portion of redistricting continues at the City, County and State level, we’ll use this section of the newsletter to share updates and ways in which you can get involved in order to ensure your voice is heard.

Police investigating homicide in Hillcrest

Police investigating homicide in Hillcrest
At approximately 6:46 p.m. on October 27, 2021, the San Diego Police Communications Center received a 911 call regarding a male found deceased at 3700 Eighth Avenue in Hillcrest.