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Concerns about the afterlife in this life with Trump

A pall hangs over many Americans since Trump has taken office. One sign of this dark cloud has been an uptick in dystopian novels. Classics like George Orwell’s “1984”, Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World,” Sinclair Lewis’s “It Can’t Happen Here,” and my favorite, Margaret Atwood’s “Handmaid’s Tale,” a drama web television hit on “Hulu” are now all horrifyingly prescient.

San Diego Pride Business Mixer is on July 12

Second Annual Pride Business Mixer on Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at Rich’s San Diego.

Mix and mingle during a festive happy hour with a diverse group of LGBT and allied business professionals, community leaders, E.R.G.’s (Employee Resource Groups), and organizations at the Second Annual Pride Business Mixer on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Rich’s San Diego (1051 University Avenue-Hillcrest). 

City of San Diego to install hundreds of bike racks citywide

The City of San Diego was recently named a “Bike Friendly Community” by The League of American Bicyclists.

In its continuing effort to promote alternative transportation and improve bicycle infrastructure, the City of San Diego today announced plans to install hundreds of bicycle racks in neighborhoods citywide.

Independence Day celebration for whom?

This week we celebrate July 4th with rounds of festivities marking our nation’s 242 years of independence. And, scenes of hyper-patriotism will be on display, too.

SD Sheriff's office has a message for July 4th drunk drivers

Driving under the influence doesn't just mean booze. It also means driving under the influence of prescription drugs or marijuana. 

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our country's independence. It's also a time when some people will make a bad decision and get behind the wheel while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will be conducting increased DUI patrols across the county on Wednesday, July 4th to make sure impaired drivers don't put others in danger. 

A message of hope from San Diego Pride on the anniversary of the Stonewall riots

Our community is bigger and stronger than we were when this all started.

Dear Pride Family,

I know that times seem bleak. Every day brings about more and more attacks on civil liberties all across this country. It’s too much to even keep track of at times, and it’s leaving many feeling exhausted and hopeless, but know that our community can survive this. We’ve been through these fights before. We’ve seen this before.

Trans candidate makes history in Maryland

“I want to believe that we led an upbeat campaign rooted in my philosophy of ‘infectious optimism’. As a pragmatic progressive, I am hoping to bring a new energy and dynamic to the Central Committee in Baltimore.”

On Tuesday night, Sharon Brackett has become the first trans woman to be elected to a public office in the State of Maryland. Sharon triumphed in a contested primary against 14 other candidates. Ms.