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Virtual memorial for Richard "Omar" Lowry to be held Friday morning

Virtual memorial for Richard "Omar" Lowry to be held Friday morning

A virtual memorial will be held this Friday, May 8 at 10 am to honor the life of Richard "Omar" Lowry, who passed away Monday morning after a long battle with an illness. The virtual event will include the lowering of the Hillcrest Pride Flag to half staff in Lowry's honor.

County of San Diego hiring contact tracing staff

County of San Diego hiring contact tracing staff

The County of San Diego's Health and Human Services Agency will hire or retrain more than 500 staff to conduct COVID-19 testing and tracing as part of its efforts to fight the virus. The testing focus will be on at-risk populations, including residents in senior living facilities and low-income communities.

LGBTQ elected officials to host National Town Hall online

A group of LGBTQ elected officials will host a National Town Hall on Thursday, April 30 at 3 pm to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ community. The panel, which will be presented via Zoom, is being organized by the office of California State Senator Scott Wiener.

Imperial Court System to honor mask sewers

The International Imperial Court System has launched the International Betsy Ross Citation to honor individuals and organizations who have given of their time to sew masks and other personal protective equipment for use by the public and medical professionals.

Councilmember Chris Ward to host virtual town hall to discuss city budget

City of San Diego Councilmember Chris Ward and Independent Budget Analyst Andrea Tevlin will host a virtual town hall meeting this Friday, May 1 to discuss the city's proposed FY2021 Budget. Below, see Councilmember Ward's note to the community which includes additional information about the event and how to participate.

Dear Neighbor-

SDGLN is now SDLGBTN!

SDGLN is now SDLGBTN!

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News (SDGLN) is now San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender News (SDLGBTN)! 

VIDEO: Hillcrest Farmers Market returns for critical food needs only

The Hillcrest Farmers Market is back! But during the current public health crisis, the market will be modified to follow a number of safety protocols and be open to only serve fresh produce and groceries and pre-packaged food items.