SAN DIEGO (CBS8) - San Diego mayoral candidate Lori Saldana held a press conference Tuesday morning and called on the City of San Diego, city officials, organizations and citizens to observe San Diego's first ever Denim Day

Denim Day, held Wednesday, April 27, is an event which encourages people to wear jeans in order to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault. 

Saldana also demanded that the city process a backlog of nearly 3,000 sexual assault evidence kits.