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Chris Ward promoted to Assistant Majority Leader of the CA State Assembly

Chris Ward promoted to Assistant Majority Leader of the CA State Assembly

I was excited this past week to receive word I have been promoted to Assistant Majority Leader of the State Assembly for the coming year! Through this role, I will have a stronger position to make sure essential pieces of legislation supporting climate, housing, and other critical areas pass the Assembly when they come to the floor.

The San Diego Equality Awards are back!

The San Diego Equality Awards are back!

Guess what? ...The San Diego Equality Awards are BACK — and this year, our celebration will be in-person! Join us on Friday, Oct. 8 for an evening under the stars at the picturesque Humphrey's by the Bay!

We hope you'll join us, the San Diego LGBTQ+ community and our allies as we gather to celebrate our victories and raise critical resources for the fight ahead. 

New City America, Inc.'s management proposal for Hillcrest's Normal Street released

New City America, Inc.'s management proposal for Hillcrest's Normal Street released

The Hillcrest Business Association has shared with San Diego LGBT News more information about the portion of Hillcrest that has been the subject of fairly intense community debate, with a proposal present to carve Normal Street and the Hillcrest Pride Flag into an area called "The West End." 

Outrage grows over plans for Pride Plaza

Outrage grows over plans for Pride Plaza

The Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) has recently shared information that the office of Councilmember Chris Ward has been advancing a plan to create a special management district in University Heights and include Hillcrest’s Normal Street in the district. 

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-

Council Member Chris Ward to hold next neighborhood coffee in Normal Heights

Council Member Chris Ward to hold next neighborhood coffee in Normal Heights

San Diego City Councilmember Chris Ward invites the community to his next "Coffee with Councilmember Chris Ward" on Saturday, Feb. 8 from 9-10:30 am. This particular coffee event will be held in and focused on the Normal Heights neighborhood, but everyone is welcome.

Promenade coming to Hillcrest according to Councilmember Ward

"The promenade, which will span Normal Street from University to Lincoln avenues, also includes a proposal for more than 70 additional parking space realignments."

The Normal Street corridor has long been the topic of ideas in Hillcrest a lot of which hinder on the approval of not only the community but The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG).

No rainbow crosswalks in San Diego, but it's not out of the question

A mock up plan of rainbow crosswalks at University and Fifth Avenues in Hillcrest.

Across the country, busy neighborhoods in Atlanta, Houston, San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, West Hollywood, and Washington, D.C are celebrating LGBT Pride by adding permanent rainbow crosswalks to their city streets. San Diego isn’t on that list which has some people wondering why.