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Dining Out For Life 2016 set for April 28

Dining Out For Life® is designed to fill some of San Diego’s best restaurants and bars – which have generously agreed to donate 25-100 percent of their food and liquor sales on that day – all in support of HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs at The Center.

Back Out With Benny: To be 'young and gay'

I remember every time I met a new, attractive guy my age, there were instant butterflies in my stomach as we went on dates and explored this “new” gay world together. I remember going to movies with dates and the nerves filled my body as I decided whether or not to hold their hand and our hands kept “bumping” into each other.

Once king of the road, El Cajon Boulevard enjoying a renaissance

Re-imagining The Boulevard has entailed building around “nodes,” concentrations of businesses where economic activity is centered. On The Boulevard, those nodes are at the intersections of Texas Street, 30th Street and the Little Saigon District near 46th Street.

Celebrate November birthdays at Babycakes this Saturday!

This birthday party for adults includes a hosted vodka bar from 9-10 pm, free cupcakes, giveaways, party favors, drinks specials and free birthday "spankins" for anyone whose birthday falls in the month of November.

New Hillcrest fire station groundbreaking delayed

A temporary firehouse was planned at the intersection of Park Boulevard and Polk Avenue, said Mónica Muñoz, senior public information officer for the city. But plans were called off recently due to a bureaucratic mess-up, she said.

Celebrate August birthdays at Babycakes on Saturday!

This birthday party for adults includes a hosted vodka bar from 9-10 pm, free cupcakes, giveaways, party favors, drinks specials and free birthday "spankins" for anyone whose birthday falls in the month of August.

Uptown community groups give thumbs down to city's land-use draft

The Uptown Community Plan — which guides development in Park West, Bankers Hill, Hillcrest, Mission Hills, Medical District, Middletown and the western half of University Heights — is being updated by the city for the first time since 1988. The updated plan will have a major impact on these neighborhoods for the next 25 years.