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President Biden signs executive order enabling all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform

President Biden signs executive order enabling all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform

President Biden signed an Executive Order on Monday that sets the policy that all Americans who are qualified to serve in the Armed Forces of the United States should be able to serve.  The All-Volunteer Force thrives when it is composed of diverse Americans who can meet the rigorous standards for military service, and an inclusive military strengthens our national security.

Rain is on the way, get sandbags from the County and CAL FIRE

Rain is on the way, get sandbags from the County and CAL FIRE

With potentially heavy rains expected around the county this weekend and early next week, the County of San Diego and CAL FIRE are offering free sandbags to residents who live in the unincorporated areas.

Weather forecasters say we’re in for a dramatic shift in weather starting this weekend, with cold temperatures and potentially heavy rains expected in two separate storms.

Check out GLAAD's Where We Are on TV now

Check out GLAAD's Where We Are on TV now

Over the past year, television has played an even bigger role in many of our lives than ever, and more people are turning to their screens for entertainment and connection in hard times. We at GLAAD know how important it is for meaningful LGBTQ stories to be told on screens.

San Diego Pride announces 2021 theme

San Diego Pride announces 2021 theme

While it is unclear at this point whether San Diego Pride's 2021 signature events will be held in-person, virtually, or as a hybrid of the two, the organization is moving forward with its planning and programming regardless of the scenario. As planning moves forward, Pride leaders today announced that this year's theme will be "Resilient."

GLSEN executive director Eliza Byard to step down in March

GLSEN executive director Eliza Byard to step down in March

GLSEN's longtime executive director Eliza Byard announced in an e-mail message today that she will be stepping down from her role on March 1, 2021. See her full letter below.

Dear Community,

You can now 'Text 9-1-1' if calling isn't possible

You can now 'Text 9-1-1' if calling isn't possible

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department officially announced the launch of “Text to 911” technology Jan. 5, a service that includes the Sheriff’s Department as well as all county fire and emergency medical services (EMS) agencies and will help to make the county safer.