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  • Schwarzenegger signs Ronald Reagan Day into law

     
    What do Cesar Chavez, Harvey Milk and Ronald Reagan have in common? They each get a day named in their honor under California law. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed two bills Monday honoring the conservative icon, one declaring Feb. 6 as......
  • Winners of Gold Derby Film Decade Awards announced

     
    Our forum posters are not content merely to bestow annual awards for the best film and TV. Now they look back over many years to declare the best of 2000-09. Yesterday they unveiled the winners of their Gold Derby Film Decade Awards. See reactions in this...
  • Why Calif. students should know that Harvey Milk was gay [Blowback]

     
    The historical contributions of LGBT people should not be excluded from classrooms, and those lessons belong in history books, not in high school sex education classes....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran

    Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran
    CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran this week, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran's leader, a source close to the release process said on...
  • Legal system needs to rethink insanity, related defense ploys

    Legal system needs to rethink insanity, related defense ploys
    In addition to savagery, and in addition to having the same defense lawyer, the two death penalty cases currently drawing attention in Northampton County have a disturbing similarity. In each case, there have been efforts to get the accused killer off...
  • Cleve Jones sells Palm Springs home

    Cleve Jones sells Palm Springs home
    AIDS activist and gay rights leader Cleve Jones has sold his Palm Springs home for $380,000. The 1935 cottage-style home, in the Warm Sands area, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Including a one-bedroom guesthouse, the property has 1,956 square feet...