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Legal Ease: When the Debt Collector Comes Calling...

Receiving a telephone call or letter from a debt collector can be a frightening experience; however, there are a few things you can do to take control of your situation and keep the collectors at bay.

State Needs More Resources to Fight Wildfires

The situation is compounded by the increasing cost of fighting fires as climate change, drought, and housing development in more isolated areas combine to burn hundreds of thousands of acres and cost the state more than $1 billion a year.

Governor Signs Five Kehoe Bills into Law

Gov. Schwarzenegger recently signed five of my bills into law, including ones dealing with redevelopment funds, solar energy, and hybrid vehicles.

New Park Approved for University Heights

The Birney Joint Use project includes a 1.6 acre irrigated turf multipurpose field, a .25 acre perimeter walkway, fencing and an accessible pathway onto the field from the corner of Meade Avenue and Park Boulevard.

A Lasting Legacy for Balboa Park

Balboa Park has been the jewel of the park system and the jewel of the City for nearly 100 years. It is a source of pride and inspiration for San Diegans and visitors.

Expanding Opportunities for San Diego's Small Contractors

The city of San Diego yesterday announced a partnership between the city and the U.S. Small Business Administration. The partnership will help San Diego's small contractors participate in the national economic recovery by helping them bid successfully on projects funded by stimulus dollars.

Why Water Deal is Great for San Diego

This deal will help lay the groundwork for the eventual creation of an aqueduct that will channel water from Northern to Southern California while bypassing the fragile Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta estuary.

Notes from The Center: We Will Be Free

Said Dr. Delores A. Jacobs, Chief Executive Officer of The San Diego LGBT Community Center, "If the loss itself weren’t enough, the vote spread served as a loud reminder that just a slim few are still able to obstruct justice and fairness."

Notes from The Center

As we at The Center continue to look to the future and complete our strategic planning, we want your input. Please take one of our surveys and let us know what matters to you - what you think we're doing well, what you think we could do better, what you want more of, what you think is no longer needed, what directions you think are the future of our community.

Legal Ease- How Well Do You REALLY Know Someone?

If you are concerned for your safety (or your inner judgment has your mind spinning a story that resembles bad Lifetime movie- and you’ve been cast as the star)- one option is to run a background check.