SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The 27th annual CityFest will culminate in Hillcrest Sunday, with the relighting of the neighborhood's iconic Hillcrest sign at sundown.
The event, which attracts more than 100,000 people, includes live music, arts and crafts and food along Fifth Avenue between University Avenue and Brookes Street.
The highlight will be the relighting of the 71-year-old Hillcrest sign when the sun goes down. A $40,000 refurbishing project included the installation of energy-conserving LED bulbs.
It has had pink neon lights for the past 27 years.
Off-site parking will be available at the San Diego Unified School District headquarters at 4100 Normal St., with free shuttle service to the fair.
Sheriff's detectives were conducting a follow-up investigation Friday after determining that a pair of bomb threats made against two North County high schools late Thursday night was likely part of a "swatting" hoax, authorities said.
After weeks of school threats countywide, local leaders are announcing a plan of action to put a stop to it.
For the first time, the SwimRun will be part of the 45th San Diego Crew Classic; the huge athletic event will be at Mission Bay.
Testimony continued Thursday in the civil lawsuit surrounding the mysterious death of Rebecca Zahau as her boyfriend Jonah Shacknai took the stand.
The bulk of the rain is over however there will be another slight chance of light showers in the mountains late Saturday night into Sunday morning.
A man rescued by firefighters and a Sheriff's Deputy from a burning mobile home in Spring Valley was detained and being questioned Friday morning on suspicion of intentionally sparking the blaze, authorities said.
A group of North County lifeguards were honored Thursday night with the Medal of Valor for saving the life of a boater who wound up stranded on a jetty last October.
A San Bernardino man was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for carrying out a credit/debit fraud scheme that targeted retail stores, restaurants and hotels throughout San Diego County, prosecutors announced Thursday.
The defense team of a Marine accused in a fatal stabbing on a California Marine Corps base argued Thursday that the death was a tragic accident and the two friends were playing around with a knife.