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LGBT Redistricting Task Force to meet Saturday

SAN DIEGO – The LGBT Redistricting Task Force will meet this weekend to plan its strategy in the ongoing redrawing of the San Diego City Council districts.

The meeting will be from 10 am to 1 pm Saturday, July 23, at Filter Coffee House, 1295 University Ave. at Richmond Street in Hillcrest.

Task force spokeswoman Linda Perine said the redistricting draft map, which will be released on Thursday, July 21, looks good to preserve an
LGBT-friendly district.

The proposed map for District 3 would include the neighborhoods of Adams North, Balboa Park, Bankers Hill, Burlingame, Core-Columbia, Cortez Hill, East Village, Gaslamp Quarter, Golden Hill, Hillcrest, Horton Plaza, Midtown, Mission Hills, Normal Heights, North Park, Old Town, Park West, South Park and University Heights.

Perine said the task force will plan its approach to the next set of hearings, which begin Tuesday, July 26.