| May 22, 2010
Presidential Medal of Freedom? Got that. A place in the California Hall of Fame and Sean Penn playing you on-screen? Those, too.
Now, Harvey Milk has a holiday of sorts to call his own. California will observe its first day of "special significance"...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 8:12 AM
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- Sean Penn and Robin Wright are officially divorced, according to court records.
A judgment ending the on-again, off-again couple's 14-year marriage was entered July 22 in the Bay Area.
Wright filed for divorce last August, the...
| May 12, 2010
| 12:21 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Actor Sean Penn has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor vandalism charge.
A second misdemeanor charge of battery was dismissed as a result of Penn's plea, which he entered via his attorney. Because it was a misdemeanor case, the actor...
| Nov 11, 2010
Who doesn't want to be relevant? It's a step toward contentment, a way to stay charged and, in this season, a key to predicting the Oscars.
FOR THE RECORD:
Oscar voting: The Oscar Watcher's Notebook in the Nov. 11 edition of The...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 8:12 PM
COSTA MESA — James Marshall, known better as the artist "Dalek," unveiled his 8-foot-tall, 37-foot-long continuous mural to the public Wednesday night at Hurley's )( Space gallery.
Hundreds of people stopped by the room, staring at the piece,...
| Feb 27, 2011
There is a very particular art to playing the ordinary. Few actors do it well — Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney always come to mind. Of those, most fail to get their due come Oscar night — thoughts of Giamatti and Linney rise again.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:27 PM
SAN DIEGO - A measure to rename a Hillcrest street after civil rights leader Harvey Milk is now awaiting city council's approval.
Milk became an icon in the gay community in the 70's after being elected as the first openly gay official in California....
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:01 PM
CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran this week, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran's leader, a source close to the release process said on...
| May 17, 2011
| 3:45 PM
AIDS activist and gay rights leader Cleve Jones has sold his Palm Springs home for $380,000.
The 1935 cottage-style home, in the Warm Sands area, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Including a one-bedroom guesthouse, the property has 1,956 square feet...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 10:38 AM
SAN DIEGO - Rep. Bob Filner has called on the Navy to name a ship after slain gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk, who served as a Navy officer in the early 1950s.
In a letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Filner said...
| Nov 24, 2008
| 12:37 PM
The big surprise in Milk, the new film about murdered gay activist Harvey Milk that opens in December, isnt that Sean Penn is totally credible as a homosexualwhen is Sean Penn ever not remarkable?but that Howard Rosenman appears in several scenes....