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2009 salute to local heroes to take place today

A Mission Valley woman who fought and helped capture a serial rapist, is among the five people who will be honored today as local heroes by the heads of the three largest local law enforcement agencies in San Diego County.

Veterans jobs initiative moves forward

The proposed policy change is part of Councilmember Gloria’s ongoing effort to improve the City of San Diego’s connection to the local veteran community.

Family Research Council urges U.S. District Court to uphold Proposition 8

The Family Research Council, a Washington D.C. based organization dedicated to the “promotion of traditional marriage , family and the sanctity of human life in national policy” earlier this week submitted friend of the court brief in a lawsuit challenging the legality of Prop 8.

LGBT prisoner safety bill passes crucial assembly committee

The California State Assembly Committee on Public Safety yesterday passed the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Prisoner Safety Act, in a 6-0 vote. Sponsored by Equality California and introduced by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco), the bill is designed to prevent violence against LGBT people in the state prison system.