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VIDEO: OC Dem co-chair verbally attacks then stalks petitioner to car

Co-chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County Jeff LeTourneau confronts DeMaio's team in Orange County, CA.

Hale Media CEO and publisher of San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, Johnathan Hale, has been volunteering his time in Orange County to help his husband Carl DeMaio (R) in a grassroots effort to recall CA Sen. Josh Newman (D) and ultimately the car and gas tax.

VIDEO: Operative for CA Dems admits to knowingly distributing false gay smear against DeMaio

Aggressive CA Dem operative distributes gay smear

"The fact of the matter is that this should be followed up with he was falsely accused."

That was the response of one Josh Newman supporter who was handing out flyers in Orange County over the weekend.

He was referring to verbiage on the ad that intends to smear former City Councilmember Carl DeMaio (R) seen in the video below. 

California Dems dredge up debunked homophobic smear against Carl DeMaio

DeMaio pictured with Toni Atkins and Todd Gloria ant Pride Flag dedication ceremony.

The California Democratic party is utilizing debunked accusations against former council member Carl DeMaio (R) who is leading an effort to remove California’s car and gas taxes.

Recently DeMaio started a three-phase campaign which began with gathering signatures in Orange County to recall California State Senator Josh Newman (D) who was the deciding vote which approved the fees.

Thursday’s 'Uptown Outlaw' gets a wild makeover

The highly popular Thursday night event “Uptown Outlaw” at Uptown Tavern is getting revamped and you won't believe what they're doing to make it even more exciting.

Ring the tavern bell, prepare the body shots: the wildest party in Hillcrest just got a whole lot crazier!

The highly popular Thursday night event “Uptown Outlaw” at Uptown Tavern is getting revamped and you won't believe what they're doing to make it even more exciting.

[VIDEO] San Diego Pride 2016: 'Take Pride in Your Tribe'

"Take Pride in Your Tribe." San Diego Pride 2016.

San Diego Pride 2016 was one to remember, and videographer Justin Edelman documented it from above and below.

Last year when Hurricane Delores brought rainbows of her own to San Diego’s Pride celebration with torrential rains, high winds and lightening, it wasn’t enough to keep people away from the celebration. 

Taylor Gobar's one-star review appears to be internet extortion to a Hillcrest business: FBI contacted

One local protester Taylor Gobar uses extortion through her reviews to hold businesses hostage until they do what she says.

It's a trend, it's real, and it's unethical. It's called "Internet Defamation," and I would soon find out one person is using it to threaten a well-respected Hillcrest business into submission. 

Plenty can be said about social activism, especially in the LGBT community. If the Stonewall Riots had not happened we may have not had the freedoms we enjoy today.

DIVAS returns to Rich’s and a very special birthday

DIVAS at Rich's on Friday, June 24.

The DIVAS are returning to Rich’s for a night of special fun on Friday, June 24.  

This drag show brings together local and celebrity talent for one night of high-energy performances.