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  • Abel Maldonado does about-face, supports gay marriage

    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, a likely 2014 gubernatorial candidate, said he supported the Supreme Court’s ruling that cleared the way for gay marriage in California, and said that same-sex couples should be afforded the same rights and...
  • Neil Patrick Harris to introduce special airing of Oscar-winning film “Milk” on USA Network

     
    As the next presentation in its quarterly series of films that builds upon the Characters Unite public service campaign, USA Network will air a special broadcast of the Oscar-winning 2008 film Milk Saturday, June 1, at 8pm ET/PT. Milk will air in...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Joel Wachs -- L.A. roots but a New Yorker now

    Joel Wachs -- L.A. roots but a New Yorker now
    Joel Wachs hasn't been an Angeleno for a dozen years, but he still has his key to the city. And he feels its political tremors. L.A., where he made his political bones on the City Council, has just sworn in a new mayor — a brass ring he tried...
  • 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/...
  • For 'This Is the End's' James Franco, it never really seems to be

     For 'This Is the End's' James Franco, it never really seems to be
    The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex. He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...
  • 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...
  • Harvey Milk's nephew hails gay marriage decisions

    Stuart Milk, the nephew of Harvey Milk and a gay rights activist, said the Supreme Court's Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act decisions are huge victories. "This was the crowning touch on what has been an awe-inspiring 12 months," he said. Milk...