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San Diego AIDS Memorial Task Force calls on public to submit design ideas

As part of their commitment to creating a lasting tribute to the families whose lives have been forever changed by AIDS and HIV, the San Diego AIDS Memorial Task Force will hold a public meeting on Aug. 28 to provide a status update on the project and call on members of the public to submit design ideas for a memorial in a new Bankers Hill park.

Mayor, local officials mark progress on library construction in Uptown

Continuing his commitment to improving all neighborhoods, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined today by State Assemblymember Todd Gloria and City Councilmember Chris Ward to mark progress on construction for a state-of-the-art library in Uptown.  

HBA opposes the bike lane to nowhere

HBA has negotiated for parking compromises related to the City bike lane on University Ave. that made those lanes better.

The Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) is encouraging members to speak out about SANDAG's proposed bikes lanes on 4th and 5th Ave. through Hillcrest.

SANDAG is planning on replacing the City's bike lane (which takes out no parking) with a bike lane that will remove almost 40 parking spaces from the heart of Hillcrest.

Council member Chris Ward supports this effort!  

OCGOP statement on OC Dems vice chair's verbal attack on gay volunteers

Democratic Party of Orange County Vice-Chair Jeff LeTourneau verbally accosts gay volunteers.

Republican Party of Orange County Chairman Fred M. Whitaker (pictured left) released the following statement after Fox News released video of Democratic Party of Orange County Vice-Chair Jeff LeTourneau (above) verbally attacking gay volunteers who were collecting signatures for the effort to recall Democrat Senator Josh Newman:

Pride to honor origins with Spirit of Stonewall Rally in Hillcrest

 Dr. Delores Jacobs will be recognized as a Champion of Pride.

San Diego Pride is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of the Spirit of Stonewall Awards. Pride annually accepts nominations from the community to recognize individuals, organizations, and groups who have contributed significantly to the LGBT community through their leadership, activism, and fundraising efforts.

Amit Paley named as The Trevor Project’s CEO

Paley is involved with several non-profit organizations in addition to The Trevor Project.

The Board of Directors of The Trevor Project—the nation’s leading suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth—announced today that Amit Paley will become the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director.

LA Pride announces 2017 Grand Marshal, Alexei Romanoff

This year’s Grand Marshal, Alexei Romanoff

LOS ANGELES - On the 47th anniversary of the world’s first permitted LGBTQ+ parade, LA Pride and Christopher Street West, remain where they began, at the intersection of activism and celebration of our diverse community.