Drunk driver gets 14 years for killing Oscar Melero, injuring three others


The drunk driver who killed hair stylist Oscar Melero was sentenced April 20 to 14 years in state prison after he pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. San Diego Superior Court Judge Charles Rogers ordered Abraham Granados Beltran, 25, to pay $13,400 in restitution for funeral expenses and gave him credit for 488 […]

Skyy Fisher fires trial attorney, sentencing delayed


A former Compton school board member who was convicted of a sex crime on a straight man got a new attorney Monday and sentencing was delayed until June 17. Skyy De’Anthony Fisher, 32, fired his trial attorney and a deputy public defender was appointed by San Diego Superior Court Judge Runston Maino. Fisher was found […]

Kevin Melton: Ready to take on Todd Gloria in District 78


California Assembly District 78 is one of the most diverse districts in the state. This essentially coastal district stretches all the way from Solana Beach to the Mexican border. When the district hits the 8 it expands east taking in Old Town, North and South Park, Hillcrest and Kensington and up to College. Currently held […]

SDHDF and PFLAG to honor local students who have overcome challenges and achieved academic excellence


Friday, May 13 San Diego’s LGBTQ community will honor nine local students poised to make a difference in our community at the 2016 Launching Leaders PFLAG Scholarship Awards Luncheon. Recipients represent a broad range of age and experiences and were chosen through a competitive selection process. The Launching Leaders PFLAG Scholarships program recognizes the importance […]

San Diego Wrestling Club to host tournament April 23 at The Center

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The San Diego Wrestling Club (SDWC) will be hosting their 10th annual Bulldogs Wrestling Tournament Saturday April 23 starting at 1 p.m. in the main auditorium of The Center in Hillcrest. Spectators are welcome to come and check out the wrestling competition during the tournament for a $5 donation to the club. The annual San […]

‘Energy Wave’ medical device seller sentenced to 30 months

San Diego Superior Court

The last person connected to the sales and promotion of unapproved “Energy Wave” medical devices to treat AIDS and cancer has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison. The devices had two steel cylinders with two application plates and customers were told to digitally enter a numbered code to treat the specific condition, such […]

Former SeaWorld manager accused of embezzlement also produced gay movies

Sebastian Jobin
Photo: Linkedin

A detention hearing is set for April 14 for a former manager at SeaWorld who has been charged with stealing $750,000 from the company through an elaborate embezzlement scheme. Sebastian Jobin, 47, worked at SeaWorld since 1997 until his suspension Jan. 22, 2015, but he is also known as the producer of two gay comedic […]

Anthony Bernal receives endorsement from San Diego Hispanic Chamber

Anthony Bernal

SAN DIEGO – Anthony Bernal, a candidate in the hotly contested race for the San Diego City Council seat representing the Third District, announced today the endorsement of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, one of the region’s largest business associations and representative of Hispanic-owned businesses. “We are excited to support Anthony Bernal […]

Court of Appeals sides with San Diego man in ‘leather kilt’ case

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PASADENA, Calif.—The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has sided with a San Diego man who was arrested for wearing a ‘leather kilt’ to San Diego Pride. Will Walters sued the City of San Diego claiming San Diego police officers had selectively enforced the nudity law in a manner that discriminated against him based upon sexual orientation. After […]

Serving Seniors’ president/CEO to chair California Commission on Aging

Paul Downey

SAN DIEGO – Paul Downey, president and CEO of Serving Seniors, has been unanimously elected by his peers to Chair the California Commission on Aging (CCoA) for a one-year term. “Paul has had a great impact on local and national aging initiatives over his 20-year career,” Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins said. “His election […]

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