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Palestinians' Right to Resist (tags)
Netanyahu Exceeds Sharonian Evil (tags)
San Diego Queers Split Over City Redistricting (tags)
San Diego?s Queer community has split over their response to the redrawing of district lines for the City Council. On one side are the members of the self-styled ?LGBT Redistricting Task Force,? who are pushing a major redesign of the city?s Queer-influenced District 3, pushing out the people of color and less affluent Queers in City Heights and adding more upscale neighborhoods like Mission Hills and Bankers? Hill to the Hillcrest/North Park core of the district. On the other side are Queer residents of the City Heights community of Azalea Park, who bought there because gentrification had priced them out of Hillcrest and North Park and now find themselves threatened that they will no longer be represented by a Queer Councilmember. The current District 3 is San Diego?s most ethnically diverse; the district proposed by the LGBT Redistricting Task Force and the Hillcrest Town Council will be 70 percent white.
San Diego Hosts Three May Day Rallies (tags)
San Diego hosted no fewer than three rallies on Sunday, May 1 — one between the Centro Cultural de la Raza and World Beat Center in Balboa Park, followed by a march to the Federal Building downtown where the second rally was held, and a third at the San Diego Community Concourse that united the participants with another set of marchers, who had assembled earlier in the morning in Chicano Park, also for a walk downtown. The rally speakers focused on a wide variety of progressive issues — workers’ rights, education cutbacks, health care, immigrants’ rights, war and peace, Queer liberation — and attempted to draw connections between them and psych the participants for the long struggle ahead to preserve and extend those rights in the face of a relentless assault on them by the radical Right.
Former Obama Adviser Attacks Him at Freedom Awards (tags)
Steve Hildebrand has been described as Barack Obama's closest Gay friend and the person he listens to on Gay issues, but at the August 22 Freedom Awards, the main fundraiser for the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club, he bluntly said, “The problem is Obama isn’t listening enough.” At the event, Hildebrand delivered a slashing attack on Obama and the Democrats in Congress -- both the so-called “Blue Dogs” in the House and the “moderates” in the Senate, as well as leaders like Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid who are letting them get away with hijacking Obama’s agenda and pushing him to the Right. Hildebrand predicted that the Democrats will lose their Congressional majority if they continue to tack Rightward and fail to do the things they were elected to do.
Jose Compean to appear in Temecula parade (tags)
Former U.S. Border Patrol agent, Jose Compean, whose sentence for shooting a suspected smuggler was later commuted by President George W. Bush is scheduled to take part in Temecula’s Fourth of July parade as the guest of a conservative group.
12/30: Latest Lists of Protest Worldwide Against Israeli Attacks on Gaza! (tags)
Over 60 protests will be schedule at the U.S. and the World on Tuesday December 30 and the following week!
Costa Mesa police officer killed one and wounded another (tags)
Riverside County Sheriff's Department said at about 7:20 p.m. Saturday evening officers responded to a call of shots fired and a report of an assault in progress involving a deadly weapon in Old Town Temecula after words were exchanged between the off-duty cop and the persons shot.
Tonight: Marla Ruzicka's Sister Holds Memorial in Pasadena (tags)
Vigils Throughout the U.S. Will Mourn Aid Worker Marla Ruzicka and Commemorate Civilian Victims of War Today, Tuesday, May 3 Pasadena Resident and Marla's Sister Organizes a ''Casual and Upbeat Memorial to Honor Marla and Faiz''
Photos of Orange County Veterans For Peace Demo (tags)
Photos of OC Veterans For Peace Demonstration and Candlelight Vigil Orange Circle, Old Town, Orange, CA U.S.A.
Protest in Pasadena on Saturday night! (tags)
Protest Bush and his occupation of Iraq this Saturday.
JFK, RFK, MLK & MALCOLM X KILLINGS 'PROBED'. (tags)
Respected researcher will discuss his new book in Pasadena this Sunday.
ALL-STAR JAM MUSIC EVENT HEADLINES CLOSING DAY AT THE TEMECULA VALLEY INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (tags)
Tommy Castro, Albert Cummings and Julianna Raye perform at the All-Star Jam at this year's 9th annual Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival.