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Elderly Activists March On, Speak Out Ahead Of Election

They marched as young activists many decades ago. Now in their 80s and 90s, some San Diego County women aren’t letting their canes and walkers slow them down. KPBS reporter Susan Murphy first met up with the women last year as President Trump took office. She recently revisited their retirement home, where they continuing to […]

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Democratic Woman’s Club Protest ALEC in San Diego

The Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego County protested ALEC in San Diego, July 22, 2015. Several members were in attendance including new President, Emily Bonner who can be seen carrying the new club banner. [The Point Loma Democratic Club shared their video from the event.]

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Notes from July 2015 Meeting – Making a Living Wage in the 1099 Economy

We have a new Club President! Emily Bonner was elected by unanimous consent on July 20, 2015. I’m honored to have the chance to lead this club, whose priorities and goals so closely dovetail with my own. I was born and raised here in San Diego, and began my work in politics canvassing for the […]

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What Not To Do When Covering a Woman Running for President

Another election season is getting underway, which means another season of superficial, trivializing and downright insulting coverage of the women who run for office. In this installment of the Illipsis, Jay Smooth enlists Kat Lazo, Jennifer L. Pozner, Zerlina Maxwell and Samhita Mukhopadhyay to advise journalists and pundits on how to talk about female candidates […]

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Learn Why San Diego City Council District 9 Is Important [Video]

Megan Burk writing for the Voice of San Diego last November speculated that City Heights could be “San Diego’s richest poor neighborhood.” After long term investments of $265m from foundations such as Price Philanthropies and The California Endowment “The community still performs worse than the county average when you look at income, employment, obesity rates, […]