Gay San Diego: The Latest

Paris Cleans Up after Latest Riot; Pressure Builds on Macron

Paris Cleans Up after Latest Riot; Pressure Builds on Macron

NEWS | By Angela Charlton | Dec 9
The man at the focus of protesters' anger, President Emmanuel Macron, broke his silence to tweet his appreciation for the police overnight. However, pressure mounted on him to propose new solutions to calm the anger dividing France.

Trump Prods McConnell on Sentencing Bill: 'Go for It Mitch!'

Trump Prods McConnell on Sentencing Bill: 'Go for It Mitch!'

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking | Dec 9
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's reluctance to hold a vote on a popular criminal justice bill has angered top Republican senators and created an unusual rift with a longtime GOP ally, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa.

LGBT Seniors Grapple with End-of-Life Issues

LGBT Seniors Grapple with End-of-Life Issues

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 9
While enjoying her seventh decade on the planet, Donna Personna knows her remaining days are numbered. Yet the prospect of her demise doesn't scare her.

Activists Recall Briggs Initiative

Activists Recall Briggs Initiative

NEWS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Dec 9
Years before states voted to ban same-sex marriage, a California ballot measure that would have barred gays and lesbians from teaching in public schools was soundly defeated at the polls.

Comey: FBI Probe of Russia Initially Looked at 4 Americans

Comey: FBI Probe of Russia Initially Looked at 4 Americans

NEWS | By Eric Tucker, Chad Day, and Mary Clare Jalonick | Dec 9
The FBI's counterintelligence investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

BARchive: A Celebration of Streetbar - How the First Gay Bar in Palm Springs Signaled a Change

BARchive: A Celebration of Streetbar - How the First Gay Bar in Palm Springs Signaled a Change

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Flanagan | Dec 9
It's important to understand that not all cities are the same and that they're not all following the same trajectory when it comes to gay bars.

Gay SF Pastor Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Gay SF Pastor Arrested on Child Porn Charges

NEWS | By Alex Madison | Dec 9
A gay San Francisco pastor, who has historically fought for gay rights in the Lutheran Church, was arrested on charges of possession of child pornography, according to the San Francisco Police Department.

Sen. Cory Booker Visits New Hampshire in Preview for 2020

Sen. Cory Booker Visits New Hampshire in Preview for 2020

NEWS | By Paul Steinhauser | Dec 9
Booker was invited by the New Hampshire Democratic Party to headline its post-midterm election "victory celebration" in Manchester.

Absentee Vote Changes May Have Invited 'Ballot Harvesting'

Absentee Vote Changes May Have Invited 'Ballot Harvesting'

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | Dec 9
Changes made to absentee voting procedures five years ago in North Carolina may have emboldened workers to run the type of illegal "ballot-harvesting" operation alleged to have been used in a disputed congressional race.

Anti-Gay 'Murder Music' Performer Buju Banton Out of Jail

Anti-Gay 'Murder Music' Performer Buju Banton Out of Jail

NEWS | Dec 9
Reggae star Buju Banton is free after serving seven years in federal prison on drug charges.


News

Trump Picks Gen. Mark Milley as Next Top Military Adviser

Trump Picks Gen. Mark Milley as Next Top Military Adviser

POLITICS | By Deb Reichmann | Dec 9
President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he's picked a battle-hardened commander who oversaw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan to be the nation's next top military adviser.


Entertainment

Rise up: Female Voices Take Center Stage at Grammys

Rise up: Female Voices Take Center Stage at Grammys

MUSIC | By Mesfin Fekadu | Dec 8
After being nearly muted at this year's ceremony, the 2019 Grammys are shaping up to be the year of the woman, with powerful female voices representing the majority in two of the top categories.


Business

A Look at Where Companies Stand on Marijuana Business

A Look at Where Companies Stand on Marijuana Business

CORPORATE | Dec 9
When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in October, it emerged as the world leader in the industry — and U.S. companies are scrambling to get in on the action.


Technology

SpaceX Christmas Delivery Arrives at Space Station

SpaceX Christmas Delivery Arrives at Space Station

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcia Dunn | Dec 9
A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out.


Cars

GM Plant Closing Not Expected to Stall Detroit's Rebound

GM Plant Closing Not Expected to Stall Detroit's Rebound

AUTO NEWS | By Corey Williams | Dec 8
General Motors' planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city known for "putting America on wheels," but the closure and job losses are not expected to stall-out Detroit's comeback.


Style

Many Couples Say 'I Do' to Zero-Waste Weddings

Many Couples Say 'I Do' to Zero-Waste Weddings

CORPORATE | By Katherine Roth | Dec 8
To protect the environment, many couples are saying "I do" to Zero-Waste weddings, focusing on sustainability for everything from floral design and dresses to invitations and food.


Health/Fitness

Beware of Natural Supplements for Sex Gain and Weight Loss

Beware of Natural Supplements for Sex Gain and Weight Loss

HEALTH | By C. Michael White | Dec 8
I'm concerned about the hidden inclusion of prescription drugs in supplements. It increases the risk of patient harm, and it allows people to attribute the benefits and harms they experience to an herb rather than to the true culprit.


Travel

 Review :: 'Enchanted Forest of Light' @ Descanso Gardens

Review :: 'Enchanted Forest of Light' @ Descanso Gardens

CULTURE | By Kevin Taft | Dec 7
Descanso Gardens is a beautiful place to visit any day of the week, but during the winter it becomes a gorgeous other-worldly celebration of light.


Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar :: December 8, 2018

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar :: December 8, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 8
The annual Santa Speedo Run at Sidetrack The Video Bar in Boystown raise record funds for Center on Halsted thanks to sponsors Miller Light, Lyft and Tito's Handmade Vodka. Hosts Debbie Fox & Dixie Lynn Cartwright kept the fun going with prizes and games.