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“Dream Property” in Santa Rosa Will House Homeless Youth

Sutter Health last week transferred ownership of the former Warrack Hospital in east Santa Rosa to an organization with plans to convert it into transitional housing for disadvantaged young adults. Sutter, which closed the Summerfield Road hospital in 2008, completed the donation of the property, valued at $9.5 million, at no cost to Social Advocates(…)

El Barrio to Open in Guerneville

Guerneville’s food and drink renaissance continues with the soon-to-open El Barrio cocktail lounge on September 27, 2014.  It’s the next in a series of food and drink projects by Crista Luedtke, who also owns big bottom market, boon eat+drink and boon hotel+spa. The “Mexican modern cocktail lounge” will focus on spirits–bourbon, tequila and mezcal–rather than(…)

Equality California PAC Endorses Three Candidates in Congressional Races

Equality California PAC today endorsed three officials in federal legislative races: Amanda Renteria for Congressional District 21, Ted Lieu for Congressional District 33 and Pete Aguilar for Congressional District 31. A former chief of staff for U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and former high school teacher, Renteria is a dedicated public servant who helped create an(…)

Egypt Arrests Group Of Men For Participation In Same-Sex Wedding

   Egypt has reportedly arrested as many as nine men who were identified as participating in a same-sex wedding. A video of the ceremony was uploaded back in April, but after it went viral recently, police identified nine of the 16 participants, though some reports suggest there were only seven arrests. Though Egyptian law does(…)

Equality California Celebrates 100 Pieces of LGBT Rights Legislation with Passage of the “Panic Defense” Bill

Equality California, the largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization in California, celebrated its 100th piece of passed legislation today when the California Assembly — by a preliminary bipartisan vote of 58-14 — approved AB 2501, which would prohibit the use of the “panic defense” to support a finding of sudden quarrel or(…)