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Damage from Sinking Land Costing California Billions

FINANCE | By Scott Smith | Dec 30
Four years of drought and heavy reliance on pumping of groundwater have made the land sink faster than ever up and down California's Central Valley, requiring repairs to infrastructure that experts say are costing billions of dollars.

CA Anti-Trans Ballot Measure Fails

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 26
For the second year in a row an effort to place a transphobic ballot measure before California voters has failed.

Wine Country's Gay Hideaways

By Heather Cassell | Sep 26
It's a revolution with a queer eye that is combining metropolitan chic and authentic wine country aesthetics in a sophisticated way that is truly inspiring the best in Calistoga, the Anderson Valley in Mendocino County, and Guerneville.

AIDS Funding Sought from CA Legal Marijuana Measures

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 5
A San Francisco-based AIDS agency is calling on the proponents of legalizing marijuana use in California to direct a portion of the tax revenues generated by doing so toward HIV, hepatitis C, and other health needs.

CA Pushes Statewide AIDS Plan

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 30
California lawmakers want to create a statewide plan to end the transmission of HIV, following similar plans adopted in New York and Washington state as well as by San Francisco officials.

Congresswoman Lee Marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 10
Each year, on April 10, Congress marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year's theme is "Engaging Youth Voices in the Response to HIV & AIDS." Congresswoman Barbara Lee shares her voice.

Log Cabin Group Seeks Official Status with CA GOP

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 19
Log Cabin California, a group for gay Republicans, is close to realizing its long held goal of official recognition from the California Republican Party as a chartered club.

Getting Cozy in Carmel-by-the-Sea

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 12
There is no more romantic destination in the country than California's fabled Carmel-by-the-Sea. And as befitting a spot settled by artists on the liberal Left Coast, it is happily gay-friendly and entirely charming.

Calif. 1st State to Ban 'Gay Panic Defense' in Court

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 1
California has become the first U.S. state to ban the "gay panic defense" that defendants have successfully used in court to get out of murdering or assaulting the LGBT community.

FABULOSA Four-Day Festival Celebrates Women

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 24
On September 25-28 in Groveland's Spinning Wheel in Yosemite, women will come together for the 7th Annual FABULOSA, a four-day festival that celebrates women in music, film, arts and education.

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