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HRC Joins Allies to Demand a Clean DREAM Act

The Human Rights Campaign joined Dreamers from across the nation on Capitol Hill to demand that Congress pass a clean DREAM Act and protect thousands of dreamers and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. “Thousands of lives are already at risk and if Congress fails to act, many more dreamers — including more than(…)

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top LGBT-friendly Senior Living Communities in America

SeniorAdvice.com, one of the nation’s top senior housing referral services, has released an article on the best fifteen thriving senior living communities for LGBT seniors. The company recognizes that the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community is currently a very important part of the American population, and that the struggle for resources and(…)

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Sonoma County Resilience Fund Helps Fire Victims

  The firestorm that ravaged Sonoma County in October has taken a devastating toll on our community, with 6,800 structures destroyed, 24 deaths, and more than $3 billion in losses. More than 100,000 people were displaced from their homes, and countless numbers of people have lost absolutely everything. While this disaster has been chaotic, the(…)

Travel free on SMART to Santa Rosa for Holiday Shopping

The Santa Rosa Metro Chamber is partnering with Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit and downtown merchants to boost business during the holidays. This weekend and that of Dec. 2-3, shoppers will get a free one-way ticket on SMART for every $25 they spend. In all, 5,000 passes will be handed out to shoppers at participating businesses.(…)

Disaster Unemployment Claims Extended to Dec. 18

The deadline to claim Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for workers who lost wages or became unemployed due to recent fires has been extended to December 18, 2017, from November 16 by the U.S Department of Labor. “This is an important support for the many residents and workers affected by fires in our county,” says Katie(…)

Arts & Entertainment

Here Are The 2018 Golden Globe Nominations

The nominees for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning Presenters Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell and Sharon Stone revealed the newly minted honorees from film and television at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Tonya Harding pulled off the triple axel, but will Margot Robbie take home gold for(…)

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Sen. Toni Atkins to Become First Woman to Lead California Senate

Toni Atkins The state Senate’s Democratic Caucus announced today that state Sen. Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) will become Senate president pro tem in 2018, becoming the first woman to lead the chamber. State Senate leader Kevin de León said in a statement, “Four years ago, our Caucus elected the first Latino leader in over a(…)

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