SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - We all know that San Diego is the center of the craft brewing world. But did you know that those same breweries donate countless dollars back to organizations in San Diego?
The Lupus Foundation of Southern California fundraising initiative, Beer to the Rescue is giving San Diegans a great excuse to have a cold one.
This Saturday, February 24, Benchmark Brewing is releasing their Hildegard Triple IPA as part of a fundraiser for Beer to the Rescue.
(Courtesy of Beer to the Rescue Facebook)
The event is showcasing just one of the record-breaking 42 San Diego brewing companies for its 2018 campaign.
Funds raised at the events have been used to provide free services to people living with lupus in San Diego, including educational and support-group events as well as funding for medical research focusing on this chronic and potentially fatal autoimmune disease
Since its inception in 2015, Beer to the Rescue has raised more than $100,000 for the LFSC.
Brandon Hernandez, founder of Beer to the Rescue, Jeff Swem, Head Brewer at 32 North Brewing Co. and Matt Akin, Owner of Benchmark Brewing joined Morning Extra to talk all about the events.
Active Valor, the combat veteran non-profit organization in San Diego, will host its fifth Valor Adventures of the year in Bonsall on Sunday at Rawhide Ranch.
A 48-year-old woman was struck by a car and fatally injured Friday night near San Diego State University.
Mexico's national soccer team on Friday night won its game against Chile at San Diego County Credit Union Stadium in Mission Valley.
A weak ridge of high pressure brought a break in the wet weather to San Diego under partly to mostly sunny skies on Friday. Onshore flow and a deepening marine layer will bring low clouds back into the forecast, west of the mountains, Friday night through Saturday morning.
In an effort to rally voters, Senator Bernie Sanders on Friday returned to San Diego for the first time since announcing another bid for the White House and held a rally at the Waterfront Park.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires, potentially exposing the victims to identity fraud and theft, a government watchdog reported Friday.
A convicted sex offender's potential release from a state hospital and subsequent placement in Jacumba Hot Springs drew a substantial crowd to a downtown San Diego courtroom on Friday, which included the inmate's victims and others opposing his placement in eastern San Diego County.