San Diego could get a cheaper business, and first-class only airline with JetPurple Airwayz

The business and first class only airline JetPurple Airwayz has announced that it will expand its service to include flights to and from Lindbergh Field in the future.

In an effort to regain the luxury of air travel and the amenities of excellent customer service, the fleet will be offering free checked luggage, complimentary meals, snacks, beverages and in-flight entertainment and free parking at private terminals, where passengers can avert long lines at TSA security check points.

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New law protects transgender foster children in California

SACRAMENTO, Ca. - The California foster care system just made it easier for transgender youth to feel more comfortable in their placements.

On October 11, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 731, authored by California State Assembly Member Mark Leno which states that transgender youth, and those who identify as transgender, shall be placed in homes where they feel safe and free from ridicule.

In memory of community activist Kurt Cunningham (1969-2015)

SAN DIEGO, Ca. - San Diegans and social media are grieving the loss of Kurt Cunningham, one of the community’s biggest and most well-loved activists today. He died by suicide in San Gabriel California, he was 46.

Understanding all of the nuances that accompany mental health issues is something that nobody has been able to explain. A person may appear happy and well-centered on the outside, but on the inside there are many complex feelings, thoughts and chemical reactions that are beyond the control of the sufferer.

International hero attacked outside of gay nightclub in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Ca. - NBC News is reporting that Spencer Stone, 23, was stabbed outside of a gay bar in Sacramento on Thursday morning.

Stone gained the respect of the world when he and two other men helped thwart a terrorist attack on a cross-country Paris railroad in August.

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San Diego's MTS has the worst rail transit stations statewide study reports

If you are a San Diego public transportation rider, you may already know that some Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) rail stations are better than others, and some need major work altogether.

One of the most important things for transit riders and potential new ones is the overall experience when it comes to using the network to do things such as get to your job, shop or get home.

Pro-LGBT platform passed by California Republican Party

Anaheim, Ca. & Washington, D.C. — On Sunday September 20, the California Republican Party in a near-unanimous vote removed anti-gay communications from its platform and added language in support of the LGBT community. This means that gay republican organizations such as the Log Cabin Republicans can now feel inclusive in the California GOP.

In the past, the California Republican Party has included language in its platform which blatantly discriminates against LGBT people.

The California party opposed any special rights based on sexual or behavioral preferences.

Democratic clash: Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins to challenge Sen. Marty Block

As her tenure as Assembly speaker winds to a close, Toni Atkins is preparing for her next major political battle: intra-party combat.

Atkins is taking on state Sen. Marty Block for his San Diego seat, a highly unusual challenge in a political culture that privileges — and fiercely protects — incumbents.

“Absolutely it makes me uncomfortable,” Atkins told The Times. “Will I be prepared to do it? Absolutely.”

California judge throws out ballot initiative calling for execution of gay people

A California judge has ruled against a proposed ballot initiative authorizing the execution of gay and lesbian people, calling the suggested measure "unconstitutional on its face."

LGBT studies course at San Francisco high school may be first in nation

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A San Francisco high school may be the first in the country to offer an LGBT studies course.

The course will cover terminology, and the broad history of LGBT issues.

“We’ll look at what it’s been like for gay men, what it’s been like for lesbian women, what it’s been like for transgender people,” Ruth Asawa High School Social Studies teacher Lyndsey Schlax said.

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Chargers and Raiders make a land deal for new stadium

LOS ANGELES - One day after San Diego officials unveiled a financial plan aimed at keeping the Chargers in town, the team and the Oakland Raiders Tuesday completed a complex land transaction for 157 acres in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson, where they are proposing a joint stadium.

Mark Fabiani, the Chargers' general counsel on stadium issues, told City News Service the transaction "that would enable the Chargers-Raiders joint venture to build an L.A. NFL stadium in Carson has officially closed this morning."