Daily Archives: July 14, 2013

Movement to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

Movement to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

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[trib_ndn vid=24947579]SAN DIEGO – A San Diego political activist is spearheading the movement to recall Mayor Bob Filner.

Michael Pallamary successfully led the recall effort against a San Diego Councilwoman in 1991, and now feels the climate is right to recall Filner.

“If you know anything about him, you knew that things would unfold,” said Pallamary.

This week, three former supporters of Filner came forward to accuse him of sexual harassing woman in his office. The mayor responded with an apology, but did not say he would resign. Since then, four city councilmembers have asked Filner to leave his post as mayor.

Pallamary says the path to a recall is clear.bob-filner

“Let`s build the army, then go forward. But I’m only going to do that if the support continues to grow as it is.”

Pallamary is directing people to www.facebook.com/RecallBobFilner

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San Diego celebrates LGBT Pride Parade 2013

San Diego celebrates LGBT Pride Parade 2013

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 SAN DIEGO  – The annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pride Weekend festivities will continue in Hillcrest today with a parade and a festival featuring an outdoor wedding chapel.

At 11 a.m., the annual San Diego LGBT Pride Parade will begin its 1.5-mile route at Pride Flag Monument, at Normal Street and University Avenue. The parade route will continue west on University Avenue then south on Sixth
Avenue, and will end at Balboa Drive at Upas Street.

Singer-songwriter La Toya Jackson, George Takei of “Star Trek” fame and his husband Brad are the grand marshals.

Event officials said George and Brad Takei were chosen for their advocacy for same-sex marriage, anti-bullying efforts and equality. Jackson was picked for her efforts in continuing her late brother Michael’s mission to combat HIV and AIDS.

The parade lineup was to have also featured Mayor Bob Filner, but he announced Friday that he decided…

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