Out in San Diego Week 27: February 4 – 8, 1985


Note: Beginning-08:35: Gays in the Corrections System: Violence in prisons; 08:40-16:10: Gays in the Corrections System: Programs for Ex-offenders; 16:15-22:05: A conversation with the minister of Tijuana’s only church; 22:10-28:55: Political Agenda facing Gay Community; 29:00-end: Nova television program on AIDS.

Date: 1985-02-04

Steve Padilla Interview


Description: Steve Padilla is a public policy and land use consultant and a noted former California politician. Between 1989 and 1990 he was appointed to various city boards and commissions including the Board of Ethics, and Safety Commission. He served as mayor of the City of Chula Vista from 2002 to 2006 and as a member of the California Coastal Commission from 2005 to 2007. He served two terms on Chula Vista’s City Council from 1994 to 2002 prior to being elected mayor, and was the first person of Latino descent elected to that office in city history, despite the city’s diverse population. Padilla served in numerous San Diego County local and regional offices and held statewide and national affiliations during his term as mayor, including the board of the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), the League of California Cities and as a member of the United States Conference of Mayors. Padilla’s first career venture was in law enforcement. After graduating from Bonita Vista High School, he became the youngest cadet accepted into the Southwestern Police Academy. A police officer for 13 years, he served as a detective, specializing in domestic violence and child abuse. While a police officer, Padilla returned to school and received his bachelor’s degree in public administration. An openly gay Democrat, he remains active in local, state and national public affairs. He is president/CEO of Aquarius Group, Inc. a consulting business he began in 2007, and a monthly public affairs columnist for La Prensa San Diego. He is currently serving as a member of The Independent Task Force on U.S. Immigration Policy for the Council on Foreign Relations.

Date: 2008-11-16

Out in San Diego January 1986


Series Title: Out in San Diego

Description: Out in San Diego (OISD) was an LGBT radio program that aired on KPBS in the mid-1980s. Producers included Rick Moore and Jeri Dilno, both active participants in the San Diego LGBT movement and local political organizations. This reel covers shows in January 1986. Topics include volunteer activism in the gay and lesbian community.

Date: 1986-01

Out in San Diego Week 36: April 8-12, 1985


Note: Beginning-7:30: Special legal needs of Gay and Lesbian couples; 7:40- 14:50: The reorganization of national organizations for gay rights; 15:00- 20:55: Lesbian Nuns; 21:15- 29:30: Lesbian Nuns continued; 29:40 – end: Options: a gay and lesbian dating service.

Date: 1985-04