San Diego Hardware honored as a ‘Centurion of San Diego’

Centurions of San Diego

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Hardware has announced that it will be honored by the San Diego History Center at the Makers of San Diego Tribute dinner April 26 celebrating San Diego businesses, organizations and institutions that are more than 100 years old. As one of the 160 “centurions” recognized at the event, San Diego [...]

UC San Diego Health System and Scripps Health partner to improve hospice care, training and research in San Diego


SAN DIEGO – UC San Diego Health System and Scripps Health are partnering to provide improved continuity of patient care, fellowship training and research in hospice and palliative medicine. Under a new five-year agreement, Scripps will work with UC San Diego to provide outpatient and inpatient hospice care for UC San Diego patients, allowing UC [...]

Second robber in Hillcrest, Golden Hill hold-ups admits guilt, accepts seven years prison

San Diego Superior Court

The second robber in 11 hold-ups and attempted robberies in Hillcrest, Golden Hill and elsewhere pleaded guilty Monday to committing two hold-ups. Joseph Andres Garcia, 20, has agreed to accept a 7-year term in state prison, said Deputy District Attorney Michael MacNeil. The sentencing for the getaway driver, Benjamin Hernandez, 24, is set for April [...]

New collaboration of partners to better serve the LGBTQ community to be launched April 17


Key LGBTQ resource providers and 2-1-1 San Diego have begun planning the launch of an LGBTQ resource navigation line. This discussion will take place over the next several months with the end goal being a line staffed by specialists who are not only knowledgeable of available resources, but are also keenly aware of the particular [...]

Judge reschedules sentencing for man charged with knowingly spreading HIV

A judge April 13 set sentencing for May 11 for a 30-year-old gay man who pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of spreading HIV to a former boyfriend. Thomas Miguel Guerra, of San Diego, faces a maximum sentence of six months in jail and a $1,000 fine, said his attorney, James Fitzpatrick. The probation [...]

20-year-old charged with robbing, tasing elder from Craigslist

San Diego Superior Court

Bail was set at $200,000 April 10 for a 20-year-old man charged with robbing and shooting a 74-year-old man with a taser who had placed an ad on Craigslist for a date. Lucas Churchill Holmes, of El Cajon, pleaded not guilty to robbery, elder abuse, burglary and identity theft for using the victim’s credit card [...]

Fight for $15: National Day of Action, April 15


April 15, working people, students, faith organizations, union members, and others in communities across the country will stand together for a National Day of Action to call for higher wages, union rights, and better jobs. Join the National Day of Action in San Diego April 15, 4 p.m. at SDSU Campus, Scripps Cottage Lawn near [...]

Mr. Bear San Diego 2015 contest to be held April 18

Bears San Diego

Join Bears San Diego at The Hole, 2820 Lytton Street in San Diego at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18 for the Mr. Bear San Diego 2015 contest. This fun filled evening, which is a benefit for this year’s Bears San Diego Charities, features contestants for Mr. Bear San Diego in “Bear Wear” and “Club Wear,” [...]

Chris Ward named Volunteer of the Year for the State San Diego County Democratic Party

Chris Ward

SAN DIEGO – Christopher Ward, chief of staff to Sen. Marty Block and candidate for District 3 City Council, has been named the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for his efforts in mobilizing around ballot measures and helping Democratic candidates at every level. Ward, who has been an active community volunteer for over 15 years, [...]

Toni Atkins endorses Todd Gloria for 78th Assembly District

Toni Atkins

SAN DIEGO – Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins today endorsed Todd Gloria in his bid to secure her 78th Assembly District seat. Atkins is termed out in 2016. In her endorsement statement for Gloria, Atkins was also full of praise for Sarah Boot who withdrew from the race to also endorse Gloria. Atkins said, “All [...]

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