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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

The group that cleans up the streets after Pride

The clean up crew for after San Diego Pride.

If you saw an exhausted but enthusiastic person picking up garbage around Hillcrest today, hopefully, you acknowledged them or said: "Thank you." These are the volunteers who despite partaking in the weekend festivities themselves got up early Monday morning to walk the neighborhood armed with rubber gloves and garbage bags to pick up after thousands of people.

San Diego Pride 2018 was a record breaker

San Diego Pride already breaking records for 2018.

Early numbers are already showing that San Diego Pride 2018 may be breaking records. Pride Executive Director Fernando Lopez said on Saturday the number of festivalgoers was quickly approaching those of 2013's event which was also the same year marriage equality was made legal in California.

Your ultimate guide to San Diego Pride 2018

Here's everything you need to enjoy a great San Diego Pride!

Well here it is once again San Diego Pride and there is a reason why America's Finest City boasts one of the biggest Pride celebrations in the country, just look at everything there is to do.

San Diego Pride 2018 events list and info

San Diego Pride is one of the biggest in the country, here is the information you need to enjoy everything it has to offer.

Pride events are times which celebrate how far we have come in the community, who has gathered to rally in our defense and who will continue to do so in the future. It's even a time for some perhaps still living in the closet, to become inspired, feel accepted. As San Diego Pride Executive Director Fernando Z. López says, "Pride is wherever you are, and however you choose to celebrate it.

San Diego Pride Business Mixer is on July 12

Second Annual Pride Business Mixer on Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at Rich’s San Diego.

Mix and mingle during a festive happy hour with a diverse group of LGBT and allied business professionals, community leaders, E.R.G.’s (Employee Resource Groups), and organizations at the Second Annual Pride Business Mixer on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Rich’s San Diego (1051 University Avenue-Hillcrest). 

Children's Garden at San Diego Pride is a pint-sized party

This is a great experience for kids who want to feel like a part of Pride.

The San Diego Pride Festival will see more than 200,000 people join in all the festivities over a three-day period and many of those are not only kids at heart but have kids of their own.