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Vista center of gay marriage activity on 1st day
INSIGHTS - by Joe Howard Crews - The first same-sex couples in San Diego County were legally wed on Tuesday morning, June 17 at five county offices, including Vista, and by the time November rolls around, many thousand of couples will have wed. Traditional marriage is constantly changing, always moving in the direction of equality and California is leading the way. Read More

Event Reminders:

Noted Author Chris Hedges lectures in SD
Wednesday, 06/25/2008
Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author, will give a free lecture and sign his new book at the First Church of the Brethern on Wed., June 25 at 7:00 pm.

Roy Zimmerman's show comes to SD
Friday, 06/27/2008
Roy Zimmerman, a topical political singer/songwriter, brings his progressive themed "Thanks For The Support" show to San Diego this summer!

Stop BLACKWATER rally in downtown SD
Tuesday, 06/17/2008
Citizens against the abuses of BLACKWATER will rally at the SD Federal Courthouse in downtown SD on Tuesday, June 17, 10 a.m. just prior to a federal court hearing.

Codepink Organizational Meeting
Wednesday, 06/18/2008
Codepink Organizational Meeting

Lecture- A volcano in Carlsbad?
Wednesday, 06/18/2008
Did you know there is an extinct volcano in the Agua Hedionda watershed? Come to the Agua Hedonia Discovery Center and find out more!

A jury victory for 6 protesters in Maine
Thursday, 06/19/2008
six peace activists were acquitted on charges of criminal trespass for failing to obey a police request that they abandon their sit-in outside U.S. Sen. Susan Collins' office in the Margaret Chase S