Press Releases

Report: San Diego violent crime rates lowest in decades

Overall crime in San Diego decreased by 2.3 percent in 2016 from 2015, with violent crime decreasing 4.5 percent.

In front of the San Diego Police Department Headquarters, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman and Councilmember and public safety committee chair Chris Cate discussed how the department’s community-focused approach has contributed to San Diego’s violent crime rate dropping to the lowest level in four decades.

Lambda Legal says 'No' to Gorsuch nomination

Donald J. Trump’s nominates Neil M. Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice.

Following President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, to the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday, Lambda Legal took the difficult step of formally opposing his nomination, citing his record of hostility towards LGBT people and other marginalized communities. 

The Log Cabin Republicans of San Diego announce Board of Directors for 2017

Meetings are held every fourth Monday, from 6 pm – 8 pm at Uptown Tavern in Hillcrest.

The Log Cabin Republicans of San Diego (LCRSD) are proud to announce their new Board of Directors for 2017:

President – Gina Roberts

Vice President – Raymond Bell

Secretary – Monica Fay

Treasurer – Christopher Service

Director-at-Large – Renèe Grand Pre

Federal lawsuit filed against NJ Catholic hospital: Denied care to transgender man

Federal lawsuit filed against St. Josephs for refusal of service to transgender man.

(NEWARK, NJ, January 5, 2017) – Today Lambda Legal announced it has filed a federal lawsuit against St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Paterson, New Jersey, after the hospital refused to allow Jionni Conforti’s surgeon to perform a routine hysterectomy because Jionni is transgender.

2016 Craig Noel Award nominees announced

Ross Hellwig, Deborah Gilmour Smyth, Robert Smyth and Erin Petersen (left to right) in Intrepid Theatre's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

SAN DIEGO (Jan 1, 2017) ---- More than 90 local and national theatre artists representing 56 San Diego theatrical productions from 20 different producing companies will compete for the 2016 Craig Noel Awards, the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle announced today.

SD Pride Board and community leaders reach an agreement

The San Diego Pride Board and community leaders have pushed through their differences and Pride will go on as usual.

Editor's note: This is a  press release from San Diego Pride:

San Diego, CA – San Diego Pride is pleased to announce that an agreement with LGBT leaders has cleared the way for the community to come together in support of the 2017 San Diego Pride events.

San Diego announces holiday trash collection schedule

Holiday schedule for San Diego Waste Management.

SAN DIEGO – The City of San Diego will be observing the Christmas holiday on Monday, Dec. 26 and the New Year holiday on Monday, Jan. 2.

As a result, trash, recyclable and yard waste collection services will be delayed by one day.