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  • Actor: Sean Penn outdoes himself to earn the Oscar

    Actor: Sean Penn outdoes himself to earn the Oscar
    With Sean Penn, there is forever the sense that he has demons of his own to beat back before he can slip underneath the skin of whatever character is awaiting dissection on the table in front of him. The knives are always at the ready, the guns loaded,...
  • 'Slumdog,' Winslet and Penn: No surprises at the Kodak

    'Slumdog,' Winslet and Penn: No surprises at the Kodak
    Wolverine did a song-and-dance. A Swarovski crystal curtain shimmered. Veteran Oscar winners such as Sophia Loren, Anthony Hopkins and Eva Marie Saint were on hand to dole out awards. Producers tried to shake up the 81st Academy Awards in a bid to...
  • Congratulations

    'Land and Sea' title of group art show The Burbank Art Assn., in conjunction with former Mayor Marsha Ramos, will hold an interim gallery group exhibition, informally titled "Land and Sea," in the lobby of the new GeoSystems Architectural Building at...
  • California To Honor Slain Gay Rights Leader Harvey Milk Saturday

    California To Honor Slain Gay Rights Leader Harvey Milk Saturday
    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"...
  • Briefly In The News

    Pentagon Papers films shown June 12 The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will screen two films concerning the Pentagon Papers on June 12. "The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers," will be shown at 7 p.m. The 2010...
  • Groups name their picks

    Jon Coupal was among friends May 27 when he was the guest speaker at a Laguna Beach Taxpayers Assn. meeting. Coupal is the president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., founded by Jarvis and his wife, Estelle, to rein in property taxes in California....
  • Senator Ashburn In TV Interview: "I Lived A Double Life"

    Senator Ashburn In TV Interview: "I Lived A Double Life"
    In his first television interview since a DUI conviction that led to his public outing as a gay man, California Senator Roy Ashburn apologized to the gay community and acknowledged that he lived a double life. "The hypocrisy is true, I lived a double...
  • Harvey Milk, Don Vito Corleone were Long Islanders

     
    This post has absolutely nothing to do with sports. Sorry. I saw "Milk" Saturday and it led me to this random thought: Has any other character - real or fictional - portrayed by the winner of the Best Actor Oscar......
  • Nancy Pelosi: 'Incitement' dangerous

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 2:30 pm EDT House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from San Francisco, invoked the memory of a violent juncture in her city's history today in calling for a cooler public debate. Across town, the......
  • Obama: 'Don't ask, don't tell' won't do

     
    by Katherine Skiba and Peter Nicholas President Obama, speaking to the nation's largest gay rights organization, pledged tonight to end the law prohibiting openly gay and lesbian citizens from serving in the military. "I will end 'don't ask, don't tell';....
  • Schwarzenegger bashes California bar, blocks it from collecting dues

     
    Accusing the State Bar of California of being "overly political, unresponsive ??? and inefficient," Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed legislation Sunday that allows the legal association to collect its annual dues. In his veto message, Schwarzenegger...