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Mayor Proposes 18-Month Budget to Tackle Recession-Driven Deficit Immediately

Last month, Sanders asked city departments to identify budget cuts that would collectively address the budget deficit. The approximately 27 percent in cuts offered by each department included closing 20 fire stations, laying off hundreds of sworn police officers and fire fighters, and year-round closures of 11 libraries, 10 recreation centers and four swimming pools.

Repaired Bridges Ready for Holiday Drivers

If you are headed “over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house” on Thanksgiving, your trip just got a little safer now that repairs are completed on seven local bridges as a result of federal stimulus funds.

San Diego Pride Seeks Youth Organizer

San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride is now accepting applications for its 2010 Youth Organizer paid internship position. The internship for a high school senior is part of Pride's resolution to further involve LGBT youth into the long-term planning of Pride's annual celebrations and year-round programs.

Bob Nelson Named Chair of Convention Center Board

Bob Nelson, former chair of the San Diego LGBT Community Center’s Board of Directors, was recently selected as chair of the San Diego Convention Center Corporation Board of Directors.

Carl DeMaio to Host Small Business Summit

The Small Business Summit will take place on December 3rd from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. It will be held at the Balboa Park Club, 2100 Pan American Road West, San Diego, CA 92101.

A Victorious Day for Historic Preservation in Uptown

San Diego’s Historic Resource Board (HRB) held a very long monthly meeting Friday afternoon that included decisions regarding three important Uptown properties under review for demolition or historic designation.