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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.

Manhattan Declaration -- Who Are They Kidding?

NOM head, Maggie Gallagher, as she puts it, “likes fairy tales.” This sure sounds like a fairy tale to me, a very scary one.

My Plan to Address Recession Driven Budget Deficit

Yesterday I released my proposed budget for the next 18 months, a budget that will close our projected $179 million deficit now rather than waiting until June 2010.