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The San Diego County Fair Board on Tuesday announced this year's county fair has been postponed until 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The "Heroes, Unite!" theme will be carried over to the 2021 fair.

San Diego Comic-Con, another of San Diego's biggest summer San Diego News events, has yet to announced if they will move forward with this year's event or also postpone. Read the full story here.

SDSU Filipino organization said it was 'Zoombombed'

A Filipino American student organization at San Diego State University said it was 'zoombombed' on Friday, April 10. The so-called "Zoombombers" used racial slurs and derogatory language toward minorities. 
Trouble sleeping and weird dreams common amid pandemic
Online searches about sleep deprivation and weird dreams during quarantine were up more than 200% in the last few weeks. Many of us are having a hard time falling asleep, waking up in the middle of the night, and dreaming about really strange stuff. 

Dr. Victoria Sharma with Sharp Grossmont Hospital says you shouldn't lose sleep over having weird dreams. 

Sharma is a board-certified sleep medicine physician.

'Bubble Man' of Ocean Beach explains reason for rolling around streets
A video that recently went viral seemed to be a sign of the times showing social distancing taken to an extreme. The man in the video has become known as the "Bubble Man of Ocean Beach," but what seemed like a gimmick is the man's way of getting a message across. 

The cell phone video that spread on social media shows Press Release Distribution Services In San Diego a man rolling through the streets of Ocean Beach in a giant plastic bubble. What you may not be able to see is he was also wearing a hazmat suit and mask.

Outreach teams working to bring homeless off San Diego streets into convention center
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer discussed the next phase of Operation Shelter to Home at a media briefing Tuesday. Faulconer was joined by Alpha Project President and CEO Bob McElroy and Father Joe’s Villages President and CEO Deacon Jim Vargas. Their organizations are two of three service providers assisting clients at the San Diego Convention Center.   

The city has so far relocated hundreds of homeless individuals from shelters into the San Diego Convention Center to provide safe and sanitary living conditions amid the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.  

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