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County Airports to Assist in Toys for Tots

Once again, the County of San Diego will assist the United States Marines Corps in its annual Toys for Tots campaign with collection points at Ramona and Fallbrook airports.

TWO Calls On World Leaders To Skip The National Prayer Breakfast After "The Family" Is Directly Linked To Draconian Anti-Gay Death Bill in Uganda

“The National Prayer Breakfast is giving legitimacy to those who promote barbarism in the name of the Bible,” said TWO’s Executive Director Wayne Besen. “We hope that world leaders who care about human rights will reconsider attending this year’s breakfast. To say grace with the people pushing this hateful and dehumanizing bill in Uganda would be disgraceful.”

Early Morning Customers Grab Holiday Bargians

The holiday shopping season began in earnest Friday morning at places like Walmart on Broadway in Chula Vista, where consumers spent hours looking for bargains and waiting in lines.

Point Foundation 2010-2011 Scholarship Cycle to Open December 11

The opening of the 2010-2011 Point Foundation online scholarship application is approaching. The Point Foundation scholarship program provides a wonderful opportunity for student leaders as the nation's largest scholarship granting organization for LGBT students of merit.

Guys Like Us to Offer Scholarship

Guys Like Us (GLU) will be awarding two community leaders with two $1,000 college scholarships. The recipients must be a San Diego resident enrolling or currently enrolled at a college, university or trade/vocational institution.

Standoff: Manchester Boycott Leadership vs American Historical Association

After the passing of Proposition 8, LGBT members of the AHA brought forth the issue at a smaller annual conference of the AHA last January. As a result, the AHA adopted a resolution, full of ways the they could step into the conversation. Much to the chagrin of the boycott leadership, moving their annual meeting from the Manchester Grand Hyatt was not one of them.

Mayor Proposes 18-Month Budget to Tackle Recession-Driven Deficit Immediately

Last month, Sanders asked city departments to identify budget cuts that would collectively address the budget deficit. The approximately 27 percent in cuts offered by each department included closing 20 fire stations, laying off hundreds of sworn police officers and fire fighters, and year-round closures of 11 libraries, 10 recreation centers and four swimming pools.