SAN DIEGO -- As we round out 2016, we're taking a look back at the biggest local news stories of the year.
We used our own web tracking numbers to find out which stories rose to the top and generated the most traffic to 10News.com in 2016.
Here's a look at the list:
#1 - Viral Clip Shows Chargers Security Guard Masturbating
#2 - Craiglist Threat
In June, 2016, a Craigslist post threatening violence to San Diego's LGBT community stirred a lot of emotions.
The post was titled "We need more Orlando's (sic)," and was accompanied by a photo of a hand firing a revolver with a bullet coming out of the barrel.
The text read: "Orlando was long overdue. Cleanse your community of the filth that gives decent gay men and women a bad name. Those people were walking diseases, bug chasers, and thank god for AIDS and 9-11 and now Orlando. San Diego you are next..."
#3 - Tragedy at Chicano Park
In October 2016, the driver of a pickup truck lost control on the Coronado Bridge, went flying over the edge and fell onto a group of people attending an event at Chicano Park, located underneath the bridge.
Four people were killed and the truck's driver was seriously injured. This Facebook Live video showing the moments immediately after the crash emerged as the story developed.
#4 - Mysterious Light in the Sky
In August 2016, a bright flash lit up parts of the San Diego sky. The streak of light lasted for just a few seconds before it disappeared, but was captured on this dashcam video:
#5 - Hometown Buffet Shutters Unexpectedly
In February 2016, six Hometown Buffet restaurants abruptly closed. It was a complete surprise for not only patrons, but the employees who worked there.
#6 - Creepy Clowns
In October 2016, the nationwide hysteria over creepy clowns made its way to San Diego.
#7 - Hair Salon Attack
In July 2016, a bad haircut turned into a verbal and physical altercation at a hair salon. And it was all caught on video.
#8 - El Cajon Police Shooting
In September, video of a police shooting in El Cajon that left an unarmed black man, Alfred Alango, dead was released after days of protests. Two video clips - one recorded by a witness using a cell phone and the other from surveillance cameras, were shown during a news conference at police headquarters.
#9 - Officers Down
In July 2016, a San Diego police gang unit officer was killed and another officer was hospitalized following a traffic stop in the Southcrest neighborhood.
#10 - Young Hero Killed In Act of Bravery
In February 2016, a 10-year-old girl died while pushing two children out of an SUV's path in Lakeside. The children had been playing in a yard when the SUV came rolling in their direction.