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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Feb. 24 - March 2, 2018

NEWS

As teachers and school administration were getting ready to start their school day at Rancho Bernardo High School on Monday they were met with frightening messages spray-painted on campus walls and pavement. 

The community scored a major win in a federal appeals court on Monday, they ruled that LGBT discrimination in the workplace is illegal.

President Donald Trump said this week he would have stopped the Florida high school shooter even without a form of self-defense.

Outspoken actress Stacey Dash has filed paperwork to run for a congressional seat in Southern California’s 44th District.

Vendors for The Hillcrest Farmer’s Market were no longer allowed to park their vehicles in the medians during the event according to the Hillcrest Business Association (HBA). But thanks to the community, that order was rescinded the next day, both sides agreeing to a compromise. 

Removing Trump from office is now a credited course at San Diego State University reports KUSI.

You may live in one of the most beautiful states in the nation, but according to a U.S. News and World Report, you may not have the best quality of life.

Donald Trump met with Congress this week to discuss his stance on gun control following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida.

Last month a woman was assaulted outside a 7-Eleven in North Park, the San Diego Police Department released a video of the incident this morning.

In what Arizona police are calling a "horrific" crime, Zakaria Fry (top left), a trans woman, and her 78-year-old roommate Eugene Carrell Ray (left center) were found brutally murdered in a remote part of Santa Fe County, New Mexico on February 19.

COMMENTARY

In a commentary by Rev. Irene Monroe, she says, "The  Reverend William (Billy) Franklin  Graham Jr.(1918- 2018) has died at the age of 99. Too often, hagiographies are painted when people die, especially of ministers. The televangelist, however, is not deserving of such high praises."

CAUSES

The Think Red Ride happens this weekend, all proceeds go to the Think Red Project.

ENTERTAINMENT

As if the pressures of modern dating weren’t enough, there is a phone app called Manly which offers ways to enhance your look through editing to display as your dating profile picture, and it is being criticised for encouraging people to be deceptive.

Davey Wavey has made an erotic star out of an 83-year-old man named Norm.

San Diego is the setting of a new comedy from Parks and Recreation co-creator Mike Shur. The NBC comedy called Abby’s will star Natalie Morales in the titular role as an ex-Army staff sergeant who owns an unlicensed bar of the same name.

Are you ready for some March madness? Jinx Mirage welcomes in another month of great things to do in the community. in this week's Out & About, he's walking the red carpet and heading to Flicks.

SOCIAL

President of the local bakery Babycakes Chris Stavros needed the community’s help in finding his lost cat. And they did. 

On Monday both the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus and the San Diego Women’s Chorus joined pop star Demi Lovato onstage for her concert at the Viejas Arena.

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

Olympian Gus Kenworthy was already a sports celebrity before he represented the U.S. in the 2018 Winter Olympics. But it seems his participation in that event skyrocketed his fame to new levels, ones which bring out the worst in the internet.

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

SDGMC Red Carpet Party at True North

Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party at Uptown Tavern

Leslie Jordan in Exposed at Martinis Above Fourth

Cookie Madness at Flicks

2Million Match Community Celebration at Balboa Park

Revolutionary: Pride Youth Art Show at San Diego Pride

Euphoria at Rich's

Vickie Shaw in A Very Vickie Venture at Martinis Above Fourth

Luck O the Irish at Flicks

St. Patrick's Day at #1 Fifth Avenue

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