San Diego Pride’s new executive director meets the community

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – During an intimate event at the Hillcrest Whole Foods Thursday, June 22, the community welcomed Eric Heinritz, new executive director for San Diego Pride. Heinritz took advantage of the small crowd by networking closely with community members and Pride volunteers throughout the evening, over a delicious selection of appetizers. Heinritz discussed […]

Wife gets 21 months for obstruction of justice in Mexico slaying

The wife of a man who was convicted of killing his wealthy boyfriend in Mexico was sentenced June 16 to 21 months in federal prison for conspiring to obstruct justice in which she gave a false alibi for her boyfriend to authorities. Taylor Marie Langston, 21, of Chula Vista, was hoping to get probation or […]

Two Councilmembers join press conference with pastors who object to gay conversion therapy conference

Two openly gay City Councilmembers joined several pastors June 15 at a press conference in opposition to a national conference that met in San Diego for gay conversion therapy that tries to change LGBT people into straights. Christopher Ward, who represents the Third District, and Georgette Gomez, who represents the Ninth District, spoke out against […]

Pride flag-raising and Lt. Governor celebrate goal of LGBT health care equality

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — UC San Diego Health is honoring LGBT Pride month and the goal of health care access and equality in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with a flag-raising and lighting ceremony at UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, Wednesday, June 21, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Front Lawn, 200 West […]

Bipartisan local leaders call on City of San Diego to oppose SoccerCity

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Local elected officials, business and civic leaders from both sides of the aisle and  Public Land, Public Vote Coalition members gathered Friday to express opposition to the SoccerCity initiative. “Determining the future of the Qualcomm Stadium site is a once-in-a-lifetime gift for San Diegans,” said Councilmember Barbara Bry. “I want to […]

San Diegans to rally for Community Choice Energy

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Today, hundreds of San Diegans are expected to rally in support of Community Choice Energy (CCE) at San Diego City Hall, 11 a.m – 1 p.m. Their purpose is to urge Mayor Kevin Faulconer, council members, and regional leaders to take action to advance CCE initiatives. Participants will also condemn President Trump’s […]

Loss of coffee bar puts LGBTQ 12-step venue under siege

A club originally established as a safe place for LGBTQ addicts and alcoholics to seek recovery at a time when they weren’t always welcome at “straight” meetings in San Diego is facing its most existential threat ever. Now, staying put in the building where untold numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender San Diegans have […]

Driver gets jail in passenger death, ordered to ‘spread the word’ to schools

CHULA VISTA, Calif. – A drunk driver who caused the death of her passenger after they left a Dixie Chicks concert in Chula Vista surrendered Tuesday to start her 1-year jail term. Gabrielle Powers Jones, 34, had been free on $50,000 bond and was sentenced June 2 for the death of her friend, Kendra June […]

San Diego ‘Ready to Run’ panel discussion, June 24

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Join the National Women’s Political Caucus of San Diego for their FREE “Ready to Run” training for candidates and campaign staff and volunteers, for women interested in running for office. Come hear from speakers such as San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott, former California Assemblymember Lori Saldana, and San Diego City […]

Student-run Free Clinic Project at UC San Diego honored by American Psychiatric Association

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Student Run Free Clinic Project at UC San Diego has been recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for excellence in caring for the community. For two decades, the Student-Run Free Clinic Project has helped people of all ages and circumstances access high-quality health care, regardless of their ability to […]

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