POINT LOMA (NEWS 8) - Dozens of people gathered for the second annual Talk Race Symposium at Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church to discuss race relations and diversity.
People of all colors and from all walks of life discussed issues confronting the nation and our community. Some shared personal stories, while others came to add to the ongoing dialogue of race relations.
"It's something that's really needed, especially with all the hate groups that are coming out of the woodwork nationally," Continuing The Conversation's Carla Stayboldt said. "We felt in San Diego we needed to make a difference and say this is wrong."
Speakers focused on general topics like racial disparities in housing, education and criminal justice.
"Some people say it doesn't exist, there's systemic racism that exists," Continuing The Conversation's Derrick Luckett said. "There's all types that exist the question to a black man, it exists on a daily basis for someone of color. They all experience it differently in different ways, but we all feel it."
"We can't afford to have San Diego split because of whats going on in Washington and other places. We need to learn to live together, learn about each other and grow from that," Luckett added.
Continuing the Conversation meets monthly to discuss the same issues and keep the dialogue going.
"There's an attempt trying to normalize racism and the majority of our society is not that way," participant Nathan Yoder said. "I don't believe that."
A suspected drunk driver was shot by sheriff's deputies after leading them on a pursuit across North County freeways Friday night, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.
Fire crews responded to a fully involved building fire in the 7000 block of Amherst Drive in Rolando.
The woman fatally shot at an Oceanside apartment Friday afternoon was identified as a Navy corpsman, and a suspect is in custody.
Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like "Aquaman," ''Shazam!" and even "Wonder Woman 1984," which is only three and a half weeks into production.
Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man who died Saturday morning on a sidewalk in Old Town.
Fire crews have reached full containment of a wildfire that spread over hilly rural terrain east of Ramona Friday afternoon, officials said.
A strong high pressure ridge will slowly strengthen and expand, putting Southern California underneath it's dome of hot air.
For years, Honor Flight San Diego has fulfilled its mission to fly San Diego’s war heroes to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to their service.
Day two of Comic-Con has come and gone, but tens of thousands of people are still hitting the streets of downtown San Diego – pumping thousands of dollars into the local economy.
A 2-year-old girl is in the hospital Friday with serious injuries after she fell from a fourth-floor window at an apartment complex in San Diego's University City neighborhood, police said.