Campaign burglary probe focuses on former DeMaio staffers

Carl DeMaio

SAN DIEGO — (UT San Diego report by Mark Walker) Two former staffers may be the ones responsible for a burglary at GOP congressional candidate Carl DeMaio’s Mira Mesa campaign headquarters on the eve of the June 3 primary election, a San Diego Police Department spokesman said Friday. Lt. Kevin Mayer said police have concluded that [...]

San Diego Pride announces 2015-2017 executive team

San Diego LGBT Pride

SAN DIEGO — San Diego LGBT Pride announced today its new executive team for the 2015-2017 term.  First term co-chairs, Romer De Los Santos and Tiffany Gonzalez, have won re-election.  Jaime Carrillo will continue as board secretary.  Newcomer and current chair of board development, Steven Kilgore, was elected as Pride’s new treasurer. Romer De Los [...]

Gay man charged with misdemeanor of spreading HIV

San Diego Superior Court

SAN DIEGO — A 29-year-old gay man has been charged with a misdemeanor case of spreading HIV to his former boyfriend in a case filed by the San Diego City Attorney’s office after the case was rejected by District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. Attorney James Fitzpatrick appeared Aug. 28 for Thomas Miguel Guerra, who is free [...]

Equality California endorses Rep. Peters

Scott Peters -- endorsed by EQCA

SAN DIEGO – Equality California, the largest statewide LGBT advocacy organization, endorsed Rep. Scott Peters for re-election to Congress yesterday, joining a variety of other LGBT leaders who are backing Peters’ candidacy in the CA-52 district. “I’m proud of this endorsement and for Equality California’s recognition of my long and strong record of standing up for [...]

City Council overrides mayor’s veto of minimum wage increase

Todd Gloria  Photo: Sam Hodgson

The San Diego City Council voted 6-2 Monday to override Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s veto of the minimum wage increase and earned sick leave ordinance which will now go into effect Jan. 1, 2015. “The veto has been overridden,” declared Council President Todd Gloria after the vote, adding that this will “boost wages for 172,000 San [...]

City of San Diego honors Jason Mraz for humanitarian work

If you are like most San Diegans, Aug. 19 started off like most days in the city; a thick marine layered haze slowly burned off by mid-morning sun. But for San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, singer Jason Mraz and a lucky handful of onlookers the day that started out like most finished as Jason Mraz [...]

Mural highlighting achievements of the local LGBT community unveiled at Hillcrest Wells Fargo

LGBT, civil and human rights activist, Stuart Milk joined a host of other dignitaries Friday to unveil and dedicate a new mural at Wells Fargo Bank’s Hillcrest branch that depicts some of the major achievements of the local LGBT community. The design of the mural features key figures, organizations and events central to the LGBT [...]

Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of San Diego County endorses Scott Peters

Scott Peters

SAN DIEGO — The Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of San Diego County  has announced the endorsement of  Rep. Scott Peters, becoming the latest in a string of public-safety organizations to back Peters’ re-election campaign. “I couldn’t be prouder of this endorsement, especially given that the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association has such a bipartisan record of supporting both [...]

‘Peep Bandit’ pleads guilty

San Diego Superior Court

A robber known as the “Peep Bandit” who held up adult bookstores and other businesses pleaded guilty Aug. 12 to all charges. Oscar Augustin Smith, Jr., 29, faces a maximum term of 15 years and four months in state prison, said Deputy District Attorney Roy Lai. Sentencing is set for Oct. 16 by San Diego [...]

Public invited to free prostate cancer lecture Oct. 7 at Scripps

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

SAN DIEGO – The public can learn the latest facts about one of the most confusing areas of health care – prostate cancer – at a free lecture Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The lecture will be led by a team of medical experts from Scripps Health. Michael [...]

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