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Rainbow crosswalk opens in San Diego's Hillcrest neighborhood

Posted at 6:58 AM, Jan 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-12 09:58:03-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego’s first rainbow crosswalk opened in Hillcrest Saturday afternoon.

According to organizers, the crosswalk is the first in California that also features a transgender flag.

The crosswalk is located at the corner of Normal Street and University Avenue.

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Councilmember Chris Ward and other local leaders were there for the unveiling.

His office released a statement saying, in part: “I am proud that my office has made this symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) pride a reality.”