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VIDEO: Hillcrest Farmers Market returns for critical food needs only

The Hillcrest Farmers Market is back! But during the current public health crisis, the market will be modified to follow a number of safety protocols and be open to only serve fresh produce and groceries and pre-packaged food items.

Hale Media to organize food drive to benefit San Diegans in need

Hale Media to organize food drive to benefit San Diegans in need

With so many stories out there about people hoarding and stockpiling food items at grocery stores during the COVID-19 pandemic, one story that isn’t getting told as much is of the thousands of people across San Diego County alone who face food insecurity every single day.

Help clean-up Hillcrest after Pride!

Help clean-up Hillcrest after Pride!
San Diego Pride is the biggest time of the year in Hillcrest, with tens of thousands of people descending on the neighborhood to celebrate. And while we love nothing more than celebrating with our community, lots of people in the area can mean lots of trash and litter left behind.
 

Kick-off San Diego Pride week with Benny & Rick!

Kick-off San Diego Pride week with Benny & Rick!
Each year, Benny Cartwright and Rick Cervantes invite the community to join together on the Monday of San Diego Pride week for a fun, no-pressure get together before everyone gets busy with other Pride festivities. This year's event is back after being cancelled last year due to the pandemic, and will be held Monday, July 12 from 6-8 pm at The Loft San Diego's new back patio.

San Diego Pride announces 2021 Spirit of Stonewall honorees

San Diego Pride announces 2021 Spirit of Stonewall honorees

The first time I went to the Spirit of Stonewall Rally was in 2000. It was only a few weeks before that I had been homeless and living in my car. Local community activist Benny Cartwright and his mother saved my life by taking me into their home.

Donut lovers can enjoy Fitness Donuts without the guilt

Donut lovers can enjoy Fitness Donuts without the guilt

Almost everyone loves donuts. Be it from Krispy Kreme, the classic locally-owned mom and pop donut shop, or a hipster-style craft beer and donut joint, donuts are America’s favorite breakfast treat.