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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.

Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage closes permanently

Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage closes permanently

Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, a popular restaurant and bar known for its nightly live entertainment, announced today that it would not be re-opening. The venue closed in March when bars and restaurants were forced to shutdown indoor service due to to the COVID-19 pandemic, briefly re-opened in June when restrictions were loosened, and closed again in July.

City of Escondido proclaims June 2020 to be Pride Month

City of Escondido proclaims June 2020 to be Pride Month

The City of Escondido proclaimed June 2020 to be Pride Month in the inland North County city on June 3. The proclamation, which was presented to the North County LGBTQ Resource Center, was a first for Escondido.

San Diego Pride's Spirit of Stonewall 2020 honorees

San Diego Pride's Spirit of Stonewall 2020 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.