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2008: Heroes, Pioneers & Trailblazers
Ben Dillingham III
Delores Jacobs
Cleve Jones
Christine Kehoe
Klein & Reise
Stanley Lewis
Robert Lynn
Doug Moore
Teresa Oyos
Steve Padilla
Regina Reinhardt
Matt Stephens
Kevin Tilden
Ted Weathers
Bridget Wilson
Theodore M. Weathers
Superior Court Judge

Theodore "Ted" M. Weathers is the first openly gay man appointed as a Judge of the Superior Court in San Diego County, having received the appointment in July 2003 by then-Gov. Gray Davis. Weathers serves in San Diego’s Mental Health Court and was previously the supervising judge of the Juvenile Delinquency Court. Prior to his appointment as judge, Weathers was elected by the judges of the Superior Court to serve as Commissioner of the Superior Court from January 2000 to July 2003. He is a graduate of both Rutgers State University of New Jersey and New York Law School. Weathers has taught courses at the University of San Diego School of Law and California Western School of Law, and is actively involved in the training of newly appointed and elected judges. He also regularly contributed pro bono legal services to people with HIV/AIDS and served as member of the executive board of the San Diego Democratic Club prior to his appointment to the bench.