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Hillcrest 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

Thief robs 7-Eleven on Washington St. in Hillcrest.

The San Diego Police Department is reporting that a 7-Eleven in Hillcrest was robbed early Thursday morning.

They say at approximately 5:40 am a man armed with a handgun walked into the store located at 126 Washington St. and demanded cash. 

According to Officer Sarah Foster, after the cashier complied the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. 

Hillcrest Farmers Market is ripe with variety

The Hillcrest Farmers Market happens every Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm and is located between University Ave. and Lincoln Street in Hillcrest. 

The Hillcrest Farmers Market isn't just one of San Diego's most popular events that happens every Sunday, it's also a relaxing community event where people shop for a variety of things including locally-grown produce and handmade gifts. 

With over 175 vendors to choose from shoppers can find everything from fresh vegetables to flowers to arts and crafts.

SDGLN Weekly Wrap: March 16 - March 22, 2019

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.

Some local controversy in the San Diego Unified School District tops the news this week with accusations coming from a man who says District B trustee Kevin Beiser sexually assaulted him. Also, check your calendar and fill in any empty spots with things from this week's "Out & About." Also get your tickets for the upcoming Taste of Hillcrest. Plus so much more in this week's Wrap. 

Out & About: The Search for Mr. Flicks & Night at the Tropicana Edition

It's that time again when we give you all the details about everything that's going on in the community to get you off the couch and "Out & About."

First, there is the debut of the Mr. Flicks contest which for one lucky man means not only an awesome title but some great prizes.

Tunes and Suds

SDPIX rings in spring with the Official White Party Kick-Off at Rich's

SDPIX presents the Official White Party Kick Off is on Saturday, March 30

The White Party Palm Springs is an annual gay event that contains so much fun and so many surprises ticket options sell out quickly, and this year is going to be more epic than ever as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. 

Before all of that celebration goes down in the desert, get ready to initiate the event with SDPIX's White Party Kick-Off at Rich’s on Saturday, March 30.

Out & About: Your luck is in Overdrive edition

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

Get ready to go green this week as the community celebrates St. Patrick's Day. There are plenty of events to test your luck and see some gorgeous leprechauns serving up Erin go Bragh realness. But if drinking green beer isn't quite your thing, there is plenty left to do at the end of the rainbow, and we have all the details in this week's Out & About.

Normal Street Promenade project approved, can finally move forward

Normal Street Promenade in Hillcrest approved by Uptown Planners.

Even though SANDAG and The City of San Diego had already approved the Normal Street Promenade in Hillcrest, the project's future was still up in the air due to concerns from local business owners and residents as late as this week. 

Those cares were addressed at a bustling Uptown Planners meeting on Tuesday where they voted to move ahead with the plan.