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The City budget- you get what you pay for

Over the past two months I have held several budget forums, spoken with many neighbors, written articles, and participated in official City budget meetings, all to help educate and inform the community about the budget deficit and to encourage neighbors to educate and inform me of your priorities, questions and concerns.

FIGHT said Fred: A beacon of hope for the LGBT Community subpoened

Fred Karger has generated so much heat, he is now being subpoenaed by NOM, who are trying to force him into silence. NOM is currently embroiled in a federal lawsuit to end the disclosure of all campaign contributions in California and they want Fred to feel the heat, too, or get out of the kitchen.

Bringing opportunity to more small businesses

Small businesses form the backbone of San Diego’s economy, and we’d like to make it easier for small contractors to take advantage of opportunities on city public works projects.

LGBT Americans outraged at delay in basic job rights

In light of continuing delays in the House of Representatives, it must be stated clearly and unequivocally: Passing basic job protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people must happen now.

Budgets equal lives- CalADAP on the ropes

HIV/AIDS service-providers, recipients, and advocates will likely find a big lump of coal in their stockings this holiday season. That’s because according to budget projections, California’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program (CalADAP) has a target on its back this upcoming fiscal year.

Mikey Rox’s Ultimate Guide to Gay Gift Giving

The holiday shopping season has officially begun- but what do you get that special someone who is impossible to shop for? SDGLN.com guest contributor Mikey Rox has a few ideas.

Legal Ease: Protecting Yourself with a Restraining Order

A restraining order is a court order that requires another to stay away from you, your family, and your work / place of business. It will help protect you from physical abuse, being threatened, stalked or harassed.

Tracy Emblem- From Welfare to Congress?

Emblem is running to serve the 50th Congressional District. Should Emblem win the Democratic nomination she will most likely face Republican incumbent Brian Bilbray and Libertarian Wayne Dunlap.