Opinion & News

Gay News Briefs — Feb. 17, 2017

Posted: February 17th, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

SAN DIEGO JOINS AMICUS BRIEF CHALLENGING PRESIDENTIAL EO On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the San Diego City Council voted almost unanimously to join the amicus brief along with other cities across the nation, which will challenge the executive order brought forward by the President of the United States restricting non-citizen travel to the U.S.

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Calendar — Jan. 20-Feb. 2, 2017

Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

FRIDAY, JAN. 20 Restaurant Week: The 13th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week continues through Jan. 22 with more than 180 restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options. This year, San Diego Restaurant Week partners with local Girl Scouts to celebrate the arrival of Girl Scouting in San Diego 100 years ago, as well as the 100th anniversary of Girl Scout cookies. To celebrate, chefs are getting creative with America’s favorite cookies with special offerings for Restaurant Week […]

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Gay News Briefs — Jan. 20, 2017

Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, Opinion & News | No Comments

OBAMA COMMUTES MANNING’S SENTENCE President Obama commuted the sentence of former Army soldier Chelsea Manning this week. Known as Bradley when she joined the Army, Manning was serving a 35-year sentence for stealing and leaking thousands of pages of documents revealing U.S. military and diplomatic secrets through WikiLeaks in 2010.

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Guest editorial: A tale of two elections

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Editorial, Opinion & News, Opinions | 1 Comment

Democrats both terrified and triumphant By Francine Busby I began election night doing upbeat media interviews at the Democratic Election Night Party. I predicted that we would be witnessing the historic election of the first female president of the United States and that Democratic candidates would rack up victories in local races across San Diego County due to a surge in registration, a strong field of candidates and our increased capacity to win elections.

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Calendar — Jan. 6-Jan. 19, 2017

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

FRIDAY, JAN. 6 Top of the Bay at the Porta Vista: Meet on the fifth floor of the Porto Vista Hotel for Top of the Bay San Diego — the original LGBT happy hour — located on the Ripassi Rooftop with beautiful harbor views. The T-dance starts at 6 p.m. with a social hour, followed by rotating DJs at 7 p.m. Round trip shuttle service is available to and from Rich’s Nightclub in Hillcrest. Attendees also receive a […]

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Gay News Briefs — Jan. 6, 2017

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

CORONATION SET FOR IMPERIAL COURT Coronation 45 for the Imperial Court de San Diego will take place Feb. 4 at the Handlery Hotel, located at 950 Hotel Circle North in Mission Valley. A complimentary hospitality welcome to guests will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the hotel and the coronation ceremony will be from 5:30-10 p.m. Tickets are $75 and include light hors d’oeuvres. 

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Briefs — Dec. 23, 2016 – Jan. 5, 2017

Posted: December 23rd, 2016 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

UPTOWN NEWS WILL NOT PUBLISH DEC. 30 Our sister publication, San Diego Uptown News, will not publish Dec. 30, so that our employees may enjoy an extended vacation between the holidays. This is the first time in the paper’s history that it has not been published on a scheduled date. Please look for it again on Jan. 13 or pick up the last issue, dated Dec. 16, which is currently in distribution around the neighborhood or […]

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