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SAN DIEGO — The president and chief executive officer of the Lincoln Club of San Diego County that produced some of the most controversial campaign ads in San Diego’s mayoral election is leaving the business-oriented group.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Several dozen people gathered at Google’s headquarters on Tuesday to protest the company's membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a right-wing group known to be one of the most influential climate change deniers.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is celebrating a landmark in gay and lesbian rights — the decade since Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin first said their vows in San Francisco’s City Hall, marking the start of the “Winter of Love” that fueled the national movement toward marriage equality.
To say some political campaigns are deceitful is like saying the grass is green, the sun is hot and the Denver Broncos lost. That said, what San Diego is witnessing from the Lincoln Club of San Diego County this election season may well be shattering records for dastardliness.
The organizations and the Courage Campaign have said a recent mailer sent out by the conservative-leaning Lincoln Club is using subtle images of mayoral candidate City Councilman David Alvarez to suggest that he is a gang member.
Composer Stephen Schwartz joins Courage Campaign in urging people to ditch the Olympic sponsor, telling THR it should have spoken out against the policy: "I don't see any difference between what the Russians did in their laws and what Hitler did with his laws."


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