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  • O.C. supervisors decline to honor Harvey Milk's birthday -- again

     
    As cities and schools across California celebrated the 82nd birthday of slain gay-rights activist Harvey Milk, Orange County elected leaders remained steadfastly silent....
  • Renaming SFO after Harvey Milk might be less pricey than thought

     
    The effort to rename San Francisco International Airport after slain civil rights hero Harvey Milk got a little wind under its wings this week, when the city's legislative analyst reported that the cost would be just a fraction of earlier estimates. After...
  • Supervisor says Ouija board comment on Harvey Milk vote was a joke

     
    The San Francisco supervisor who drew national media attention after reportedly consulting a Ouija board before a recent vote now says he was just kidding....
  • Matt Johnson- Reporter

    Matt Johnson- Reporter
    Emmy award winning journalist Matt Johnson has covered every major news story in San Diego since launching FOX 5 in 2008. He loves the morning news because he gets to help San Diegans start their day. After graduating from California State University/...
  • Council may rename street for gay activist

    Council may rename street for gay activist
    SAN DIEGO -- A proposal to rename a two-block street in Hillcrest in honor of slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk is scheduled to go before the San Diego City Council today. City officials believe Blaine Avenue, which contains a handful of houses and...
  • Council approves 'Harvey Milk Street'

    Council approves 'Harvey Milk Street'
    SAN DIEGO - A measure to rename a Hillcrest street after civil rights leader Harvey Milk was officially approved by city council Tuesday, making San Diego the first city in the country to honor him in this manner. LGBT leaders proposed changing the...
  • Conservative Group Encourages Parents to Keep Kids Home from School on "Harvey Milk Day"

    Conservative Group Encourages Parents to Keep Kids Home from School on "Harvey Milk Day"
    Next Tuesday, May 22, is "Harvey Milk Day" in California. The observance is meant to honor the first openly gay man elected to public office, but leaders of Save California say that day will be about sexual indoctrination and not education in...
  • What will Harvey Milk Day Mean at Area Schools?

    What will Harvey Milk Day Mean at Area Schools?
    Have you laid out your kids’ clothes for school tomorrow or are you keeping them home, because tomorrow is Harvey Milk day? Last week, we first told you for a group calling for a class boycott because of a day members felt would instruct kids about...
  • Editorial: Honor the fallen in the civil rights war too

    On Memorial Day, we will again honor Americans who died in service to their country. Many of these men and women were, of course, gay, serving under that shameful compromise known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and in deeper secrecy before that. With...
  • City declares July 'LGBT Pride Month'

    City declares July 'LGBT Pride Month'
    SAN DIEGO -- The City Council Tuesday declared July as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month in the city of San Diego. A proclamation, presented by councilmen Carl DeMaio and Todd Gloria, calls San Diego a "trailblazing city'' led by Mayor...
  • Navy asked to name ship for gay activist

    Navy asked to name ship for gay activist
    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...