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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: July 21 - July 27, 2018

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.

Summer is definitely here and there was plenty to report in the news this week. From a week-long heat wave to an upcoming celebration at Rich's for SDPIX's Sweet 16 to other interesting events locally and from around the world.  

NEWS

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.