SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An ordinance that would require contractors doing business with the city of San Diego to offer workers in a domestic partnership the same benefits given to married employees was set to go before the City Council Monday.
The so-called Equal Benefits Ordinance was proposed by District 3 Councilman Todd Gloria and unanimously passed the council's Rules, Open Government and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on June 30. No one spoke against it at the time.
Similar laws have been enacted in Los Angeles, Berkeley, Oakland, Sacramento and the state of California.
Monday's meeting is open to the public and will be held on the 12th floor of the City Administration Building on C Street in downtown San Diego.
The third annual Women's March will take place in dozens of cities across the country on Saturday, including Waterfront Park in San Diego.
A record number of County employees will be hitting the streets next week to help count homeless people in the region.
People choosing not to vaccinate are now a "global health threat," according to the World Health Organization.
As the state’s affordable housing crisis worsens, the City of Encinitas has launched a bold new initiative to encourage its homeowners to do their part.
A group of 376 Central Americans was arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families who dug short, shallow holes under a barrier to cross the border, authorities said Friday.
The San Diego Women’s March is set to kick off Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at Waterfront Park on Harbor Drive.
Despite the partial government shutdown, TSA workers have been on the job without pay. On Friday, San Diego-based Pizza Nova delivered food to federal workers at San Diego International Airport.