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Pedestrian Safety Project Approved by Council

Councilmember Todd Gloria proudly announced yesterday that the San Diego City Council unanimously approved pedestrian safety improvements for a segment of Juniper Street near the South Park and North Park neighborhoods.

Keeping Faith with San Diego's Voters

Yesterday, I testified at City Council and urged them to honor the will of the overwhelming majority of San Diegans who voted to allow the city to contract out some public services if the private sector can do them more efficiently and economically.

President Barack Obama Signs Hate Crimes Legislation Into Law

The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act honors the memory of Matthew Shepard, a Wyoming college student brutally murdered in an act of hate violence in 1998, and James Byrd, an African-American man who was dragged to death in Jasper, Texas, in 1998.

NY Governor David Paterson Pledges Support for Marriage Equality

(New York City) - While speaking at a star-studded major gay rights event last Thursday evening, Governor David Paterson renewed his pledge to bring the marriage equality act up for a vote when state legislators return for a special session within the next few weeks.

Encinitas Elected Women Leaders Endorse Dave Roberts For Congress

Dave Roberts, 48, is a two-term councilman and former Mayor, small businessman, and nationally recognized health policy advisor who has been working hard for his neighbors in San Diego County for many years. He is running against Republican incumbent Brian Bilbray.

Bea Arthur Estate Leaves 300K to Ali Forney Center

The Ali Forney Center offers emergency shelter and transitional housing in seven residential sites in New York City, and operates two drop-in centers offering food, clothing, medical and mental health treatment, HIV testing, treatment and prevention services, and vocational and educational assistance. It provides services to over 1000 young people each year.