| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:38 PM
"Chronicles of Old San Francisco: Exploring the Historic City by the Bay"
Museyon Guides, $21.95
San Francisco is such a modern, progressive city that it is easy to forget just what a rich history it has. The eighth title in Museyon's "Chronicles"...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
What do Elizabeth Taylor, Lindsay Lohan and James Franco have in common? They're all prominently featured in James Franco's new book, "Hollywood Dreaming."
His sixth book won't hit bookshelves until Sept. 23, but Variety took an early peek to pick out...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
There is something so odd about the way that Pasadena City College handled a commencement speaker invitation to Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black that the controversy seemed at first like a belated April Fool’s joke....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Harvey Milk, the slain politician who became an icon of equal rights not just for the gay community in San Francisco but across the nation, will be commemorated in a forever stamp next month, the U.S. Postal Service announced Tuesday.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s comment last week that women face a double standard in politics raised eyebrows. And then came former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden to prove her point.
It happened in reference to Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California,...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Family, admirers and political leaders gathered at the White House in Washington on Thursday to unveil a new U.S. postage stamp commemorating slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk.
The first-day-of-issue dedication took place on what would have been...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Crowds lined up outside the Castro post office in San Francisco on Thursday to be among the first to purchase a new U.S. postage stamp commemorating slain gay-rights activist Harvey Milk.
The new "forever" stamp was unveiled on what would have been...
| May 11, 2014
| 12:46 PM
"Hoo!” Dustin Lance Black told the graduating class of Pasadena City College. “I made it!”
Yes he did, and with that opening line, the screenwriter and LGBT activist brought something of a close to an embarrassing chapter for the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:50 AM
The life of Harvey Milk -- the San Francisco politician and activist who was gunned down in 1978 -- has inspired biographies, documentaries, a play, an opera and the 2008 Oscar-winning biopic starring Sean Penn.
Taking its place in the long line of...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black will pen a television adaptation of A. Scott Berg's biography "Lindbergh" for Paramount Television, the studio announced today.
Described as a limited series event, the show will chronicle the life of pilot Charles...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black has been selected by Paramount Television to write an event series based on A. Scott Berg's biography "Lindbergh."
Black has had great success with biopic screenplays, winning the Academy Award in 2009 for his...