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  • 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...
  • 'Harvey Milk Street' waits for City Council OK

    'Harvey Milk Street' waits for City Council OK
    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....
  • 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...
  • Twinkie

    Twinkie
    Hostess Brands is allegedly preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Prices of ingredients are going up and $860-million of debt plus $50-million owed to vendors is choking the company to death!  This little piece of Americana, has not only...
  • In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule

    In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule
    In a democracy, nothing is supposed to matter more than the will of the people. So it was painful to watch last week as the will of the people was overturned and one of Arizona's duly elected representatives was forced from office. It wasn't a recall...
  • Giant rainbow flag to fly over Hillcrest

    Giant rainbow flag to fly over Hillcrest
    SAN DIEGO - The eastern end of Hillcrest is about to get a new landmark. Community leaders in Hillcrest want a giant rainbow flag to go up in the median on the corner of University Avenue and Normal Street. "The rainbow flag has traditionally been the...
  • Golden Globes nominations unveiled

    Golden Globes nominations unveiled
    "Slumdog Millionaire," a modern-day fable about an orphan from Mumbai who ends up on a television game show, is shaping up to be this movie season's Cinderella story. At one point, it seemed poised to go straight to DVD after its original studio,...
  • 'Slumdog Millionaire' wins top Oscar prize

    'Slumdog Millionaire' wins top Oscar prize
    In a rags-to-riches story that only Hollywood could write, "Slumdog Millionaire" won best picture -- and seven other Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. Not bad for a movie that was almost a straight-to-DVD release. The...
  • 'Bashir' takes top honors from National Society of Film Critics

    'Bashir' takes top honors from National Society of Film Critics
    An animated Israeli film that's taken on unexpected timeliness in recent days won the top award Saturday from U.S. film critics. "Waltz With Bashir," Ari Folman's animated documentary chronicling his coming to terms with repressed memories of his...