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SD installs portable restrooms, handwashing stations to thwart hepatitis A

After an outbreak of hepatitis A, San Diego is doing its best to prevent any further infections.

One way they are combating the disease is to set up multiple portable restrooms, four were recently installed downtown near City Hall. They will be maintained at least twice per day and monitored by full-time security.

There is also a hand washing station on site.

The life and death of a gay San Diego Palestinian

Hassan is an example that we in the activist community need to remember.

A month ago, the Palestinian-American community and the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement lost one of their most devoted members.

Hassan (left-SDGLN has hidden his identity out of respect to him) was only 24 years old when he was found dead in his San Diego home.

San Diego keeps Harvey Milk's legacy alive

Harvey Milk (1930–1978)

Today marks the 87th birthday of LGBT activist and politician Harvey Milk.

The northern California gay rights icon dedicated his life to the community and made great strides in advancing the movement in the United States until he was assassinated in 1978. He was the first-ever out gay politician.

Diners get surcharge added to bill due to minimum wage hike in San Diego

Some San Diego restaurants are adding a little more to your bill to help offset new minimum wage requirements.

The minimum wage for San Diego employees was officially raised to $11.50 on Sunday, January 1, and some local restaurants are adding a surcharge to your bill to help offset the cost.

This is the second wage hike in six months and restaurateurs are a little concerned about how to accommodate the extra dollar per hour to employees when they claim to already have thin profit margins.

San Diego takes second in "America's Most Hungover' city

San Diego gets second place in America's most hungover city poll.

America’s Finest City is also one of the nation’s most inebriated according to a new poll.

San Diego comes in at number two, just below San Francisco as the country’s most hungover.

Carsharing service 'car2go' will exit San Diego on Dec. 31

Car2go will end services in San Diego on Dec. 31.

As of December 31, 2016, carsharing service "car2go" will no longer be operating in San Diego.

Since 2011, the mini blue-and-white Smart cars have been available to rent on-the-go throughout the San Diego area.

Women's March on Washington will have a San Diego demonstration

Women’s groups across the country are organizing a March on Washington in January and San Diego will have its own mobilization.

The march hopes to send a clear message to the new administration that women’s rights are human rights.

Downzone Uptown? San Diego Planning Commission says ‘no’

The San Diego Planning Commission on Thursday rejected a plan to decrease housing density in parts of Hillcrest, Bankers Hill and Mission Hills, signaling an appetite for urbanizing the neighborhoods and adding more housing units.