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.
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a semi-truck on State Route 94 in the Dulzura area, California Highway Patrol confirmed.
A report of domestic violence at a Mira Mesa home Tuesday led to a brief police standoff that ended when an apparent natural gas explosion occurred inside a backyard shed, after which the suspected abuser emerged from the scorched outbuilding and surrendered.
Stamp collectors and marine life conservationists celebrated together Tuesday as the United State Postal Service released a special set of stamps featuring an often-misunderstood finned fish.
An additional hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday.
A pair of wildfires continue to burn across open terrain at Camp Pendleton Tuesday, sending plumes of brown smoke over northern San Diego County but posing no threats to populated areas, authorities reported.
Trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday for a woman and her gun instructor accused of carrying out a plan to shoot her estranged husband on a dark dirt road in Carlsbad last year.
Hot weather is expected again Tuesday throughout San Diego County though temperatures should be about five degrees below Monday's record-breaking heat.
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The ex-husband of a retired Army captain from San Diego who went missing over the Labor Day weekend has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her in San Bernardino County, authorities said Monday.
Emergency crews are responding to a multi-vehicle accident on westbound State Route 78 near Interstate 15.