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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....
  • California lawmakers call for Navy ship to be named after Harvey Milk

     
    State lawmakers have no power to name U.S. Navy ships, but that didn't discourage the state Senate from a long, passionate debate over a proposal to name a vessel after slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk....
  • Listen to Stuart Milk, vote – and drink up

     
    Stuart Milk, nephew of slain civil rights pioneer Harvey Milk and co-founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation, is in Orlando Thursday and tomorrow to try to get out the LGBT vote for Barack Obama and other Democrats. Milk will hold a press conference at...
  • O.C. reverses course, recognizes Harvey Milk Day

     
    In addition to Constitution Week, Cyber Security Awareness Month and Wear Red for Women Day, Harvey Milk Day will now be officially recognized by Orange County supervisors. The decision marks a reversal for county supervisors, who twice previously refused...
  • Bell misses deadline for reporting salaries, benefits

     
    One of the reforms that grew from the corruption scandal that engulfed Bell more than two years ago was that cities, counties and special districts in California were required to report to the state controller all wages and benefits their......
  • 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...
  • The clothes make the character

    The clothes make the character
    Now that the studios are releasing their big Oscar contenders, it's shaping up to be a great season for costume design. From a superhero in high-tops in the stylized comic book caper "The Spirit" to an uptight English heroine in shapely suits and bias-cut...
  • 'Four Christmases' adds up to No. 1 at the box office

    'Four Christmases' adds up to No. 1 at the box office
    Consumers opened their wallets this weekend not only for Black Friday retail sales but also for the movie industry, which recorded its second-highest Thanksgiving weekend box office ever. Ticket sales for the five-day period totaled $236 million, spurred...
  • Review: Howl

    Of all the essential writings of the beat poets, Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” may be the purest and most easily digestible expression of the movement’s staccato complexity. It runs just 17 pages, but within this lunch-break read is an...
  • Thousands rally in California's heartland in support of gay marriage

    Thousands rally in California's heartland in support of gay marriage
    Aiming to reach out to conservative voters, about 3,000 gay-rights supporters gathered Saturday in California's Central Valley in a renewed campaign to win support for same-sex marriage. Just days after the California Supreme Court upheld a voter-...
  • Harvey Milk, a life (cut short) in pictures

    Harvey Milk, a life (cut short) in pictures