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Russian River escapes major flooding

By Charlie Wagner | Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
In a surprising follow-up to headlines about the rising Russian River, the Russian River Chamber of Commerce and multiple LGBTQ-serving businesses said Guerneville was ready for visitors by Saturday, two days after the river reached flood level.

Appel, Bernstein moved to rehab and healing

Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
After being hit by a car over a month ago, Judy Appel, president of the Berkeley school board, and her wife, attorney Alison Bernstein, have both been moved into rehab from the intensive care unit at Highland Hospital.

Grenell one of Trump's picks for US ambassador to the UN

Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
The White House this week released four potential nominees, including gay Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, for the vacant position of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations following the abrupt withdrawal of Heather Nauert.

Newsom names SF pot czar to state post

By Sari Staver | Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom has named San Francisco cannabis czar Nicole Elliott as a senior adviser for cannabis in the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development, an appointment that drew praise from LGBT leaders in the cannabis industry.

Trump drops lesbian judicial nominee

By Lisa Keen | Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
President Donald Trump has dropped one of his openly LGBT judicial nominees and downgraded the second one from a federal appeals court seat to a district court seat.

News Briefs: Amara La Negra to headline SF Pride

Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
Musician and television personality Amara La Negra has been announced as the first entertainer who will headline this year's San Francisco LGBT Pride celebration.

Love Shack dispensary reopens

By Sari Staver | Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
The Mission district's longtime cannabis dispensary, Love Shack, which closed nearly a year ago, has re-opened by the gay-owned and -operated retail chain, SPARC.

LGBT senators split on AG vote

By Lisa Keen | Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
The two LGBT senators split their votes on the confirmation of William Barr to be U.S. attorney general. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) voted no; Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) voted yes.

Editorial cartoon

By Paul Berge | Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
This week's editorial cartoon.

Seeing in the Dark: New book raises profile of disability community

By Belo Cipriani | Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
Some books become classics because they bring to the forefront new ideas, while others are imprinted in our consciousness because they shine light on a little known world.

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