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Who Runs San Diego? Co-opting an Icon in Hillcrest

By Linda Perine As you may have noticed, October has not been a happy month for the San Diego LGBT community. Earlier this month the Harvey Milk American Diner in Hillcrest closed abruptly, bouncing checks to workers and simply failing to pay others, including the Harvey Milk Foundation. At an October 8 press conference an LA […]

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Mayor Faulconer: Proclaim December “Corky Orca Retirement Month!

We are making steady progress — now just shy of hitting 1200 signatures, but I know there are LOTS more people out there who support retiring this longest- held orca in captivity to a sea sanctuary! So please keep Sharing and encouraging people to join you in signing it, so we have a LONG list […]

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Warrior Women: the Wins, the Losses & the Future

Martha Sullivan will present an update on the battle to stop Sea World’s inhumane practices against cetaceans. Sarah Boot (@SarahRBoot) and Carole Kim (@carolkimd6) will talk on their recent experiences running for City Council. Discussing victories, battle scars and continuing the fight for a more progressive San Diego. These are very important discussions about issue that […]

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Who Runs San Diego? The Lincoln Club’s Role in Our Shadow Government

By Jim Miller In the last several installments of this series, we have focused on the interlocking network of moneyed interests who dominate San Diego’s media landscape in order to “manufacture consent” as well as the ways in which moneyed interests are able to feed at the public trough and/or manipulate local government to serve […]

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Who Runs San Diego? Some Taxpayers Are More Equal Than Others at the County Taxpayers Association

By Linda Perine This week’s article is a little more complex than some of our previous looks at Who Runs San Diego?.  When David (Cory Briggs) slays Goliath (Hoteliers Financing District) – that’s a good story!  When some (Sea World and certain electeds) tell us it’s OK to imprison and mistreat our sweet Shamu,  LOTS of folk get mad.  […]

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A Woman’s Right to Sex

The disastrous 5 – 4 Supreme Court decision, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, on June 30, centered on upholding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 as related to the beliefs of the “sincerely” religious family owners of such for-profit corporations as Hobby Lobby and Conestoga. Was this ruling really about religious freedom or was the […]