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Hotter down South

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Or: Dear LATimes, please get it right...

You know those protests yesterday? The ones you wrote about in a story that you reported "from San Francisco and Los Angeles?" The one with the lede that said "Gay-rights marchers gather by the thousands in Los Angeles and San Francisco, battling heat, expressing solidarity and debating proponents of the measure?"

You might have done well to mention that the protests in San Diego were bigger than the LA and San Francisco rallies combined. So what's the problem here? Do you still think that San Diego is Republican? (Hint: It's not. There are more registered Democrats than Republicans in the county.) Do you think that San Diego doesn't matter because it's only the second biggest city in the state? What is it, exactly?

Anyhow: Get it right next time, OK?