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Donald Trump piñatas a big hit in San Diego

SAN DIEGO - People angry with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his comments against illegal immigrants have found a way to strike back.

Videos of people taking out their anger on Donald Trump piñatas have popped up all over social media recently, and now those piñatas of the billionaire are showing up in some San Diego stores.

More than a month ago, the most popular piñata at Rainbow Party Supplies in Barrio Logan was the Minion from the successful animated film franchise. Now, it's "The Donald."

San Diego online child predator sentenced to 120 years

Today a Superior Court judge sentenced 43-year-old John Kinloch to a 120 year-to-life prison sentence, plus five years for child molestation, according to San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis,

“Sexual predators who target our children are some of the worst criminals on the street,” DA Dumanis said. “They steal innocence and rob families of their spirit. I’m proud of the hard work Deputy DA Harrison Kennedy who prosecuted this case.”

A BIG Thank you to San Diego from the Executive Director of Pride

"San Diego LGBT Pride 2015 will never be forgotten. It showed the tremendous heart of our community," said Stephen Whitburn, Executive Director, San Diego LGBT Pride.

"I'm grateful to the thousands of people who endured Hurricane Delores with good humor and high spirits, marching and dancing through the streets of Hillcrest and rallying and rejoicing in Balboa Park. Thank you for coming together to celebrate our successes and energize ourselves for the work still to be done in the pursuit of true liberty and justice for all."

Rain and thunder weather forecast for Pride

San Diego Pride might get a little wet this morning as the rainbands of passing Hurricane Delores enter the area.

Today will be cloudy and warm, with muggy temperatures reaching into the 90’s in some areas.

Lightning and thunder have already started to hit San Diego. Weather.com is forecasting thunderstorms and scattered showers throughout the day and weekend.

Pride flag is missing in Hillcrest

The Pride flag is missing from its post in Hillcrest.

Not to worry, a 600 square foot replacement will be raised on Friday evening at 8 pm, kicking off pride weekend at the Pride of Hillcrest Block Party.

The Block Party starts at 6 pm on Friday, July 17 and goes to 11 pm.

For more information about The Pride of Hillcrest Block Party click HERE







Second annual Trans Pride picnic welcomes all to Balboa Park

What a year it has been for the transgender population. From Amazon’s award winning series “Transparent” to Caitlyn Jenner’s moving acceptance speech at the ESPY awards, the trans community has much to celebrate, and sadly much to mourn.

As San Diego Pride approaches, Trans*Pride would like you to be a part of their journeys to celebrate and reflect on everyone who had the courage to change the world and those lost in the struggle.

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SDGLN's handy Guide to Pride

WELCOME TO SAN DIEGO PRIDE 2015

Join San Diego Pride from July 17th to July 19th for a weekend of fabulous fun and entertainment. Honor our community leaders at the Spirit of Stonewall Rally, strut your stuff at our Pride parade, and celebrate at our annual Pride Music Festival.

This year we have Carmen Electra, Emma Hewitt, Ruby Rose, Mary Lambert, Big Freedia, and many others on our multiple stages!


HERE IS YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE:

Friday, July 17, 2015, 6 pm

Spirit of Stonewall Rally

Theme: Liberty and Justice for All

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The true meaning of San Diego's "Cleanology"

What is Cleanology? The definition is more than just a clever name for a San Diego County housekeeping agency. It also describes a business ethic which its owner puts forth to his clients from beginning to end.

Paul Needelman, owner of Cleanology Housekeeping Personnel Service believes that a business is more than just an exchange of money for a service. He wants his business to go above and beyond its purpose by not only giving his clients best in class service, but also by helping the community along the way.

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Jim Winsor's Guide to San Diego Pride 2015

Once again, here is my annual compendium of all that's going on this week related to San Diego Pride, hyper-linked and in chronological order. Just bookmark this page in your smart phones for ease of reference all weekend long.

Have a safe and happy Pride!





Wednesday, July 15

2:00pm to 12:00am: Pride Kickoff Pink Party at Gossip Grill

City declares July LGBT Pride Month

SAN DIEGO — The City Council Tuesday declared July to be Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month in San Diego, just days before the start of the 41st annual LGBT Pride Celebration.

The unanimous declaration also came not quite three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage.

Councilman Todd Gloria, who is gay, said last month’s high court ruling and news that the Secretary of Defense is reconsidering whether to allow transgender people into the military are examples of “forward progress” in the LGBT community.