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Public to Prioritize Services for City Budget

Attendees will be asked to rank their top City service priorities for funding, offer perspective on potential service reductions and weigh in on the topic of additional revenues.

Controversial Rastafarian Musician Buju Banton to Perform at the Belly Up Tavern

Syd Stevens, a long time San Diegan, webmaster and national activist, was incensed one bright, fall day this past September. That is the day he learned a new video version of Buju Banton’s extremely controversial anti-gay reggae/dancehall rant Boom Bye Bye had been rereleased under the guise of a compilation DVD called Camp Fire 2007.

Council Votes to Keep Winter Homeless Shelter Downtown

Speakers from several areas of the City turned out to oppose the imposition of a winter homeless shelter being located in their neighborhood. In the end, the City Council voted to keep the shelter downtown, near social and medical services.

San Diego Pride to Host 2010 CAPI Conference

San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride will roll out the welcome mat for hundreds of Pride organizers, board members and staffers during the Consolidated Association of Pride Incorporated’s (CAPI) annual conference.

DeMaio and Frye To Propose Bipartisan Pension Reform Effort Request Budgetary and Legal Analysis -- and Immediate Negotiations with Labor Unions

As the City of San Diego confronts a staggering $200 Million-plus budget deficit, Councilmembers Carl DeMaio and Donna Frye have teamed up to propose a process to analyze and negotiate significant reforms in pension benefits that have been awarded to city employees over the years and are now contributing to the city's financial problems.

District Attorney Charges Eleven in Connection with Identity Theft Ring

(SAN DIEGO) San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie M. Dumanis announced earlier this week that 19 felony charges have been filed against eleven individuals accused of conspiracy, grand theft, credit card forgery, and identity theft. The defendants are primarily Russian and Armenian nationals. If convicted, the defendants face between six and 35 years in state prison.