Gay rights activists and friends of Milk, who was assassinated in 1978, celebrated the long-awaited news. In 2012, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution calling on the secretary of the Navy to name a ship for Milk, who served in the Navy from 1951 to 1955.
Armando Morales was a gang leader, drug dealer and a jailhouse snitch. But he was also a commanding, dynamic presence on the witness stand when he told jurors that his cellmate, Ingmar Guandique, confessed to the murder of Washington intern Chandra Levy.
According to a recent document distributed by SEIU Local 1000, Governor Jerry Brown has offered salary increases, decreased mandatory overtime and proposed a one-year prohibition on furloughs. The union said in a written newsletter that they don’t think the offer meets the union’s priorities.
Courts have dealt setbacks in three states to Republican efforts that critics contend restrict voting rights — blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.
Howard Dean, former Vermont governor, national committee chairman, and unsuccessful 2004 presidential candidate, sought to soothe Bernie Sanders supporters in a breakfast speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.
California’s teachers’ pension fund is stepping up the legal pressure on Volkswagen in a European lawsuit over the German carmaker’s tainted diesel cars. CalSTRS won the right to subpoena Volkswagen for internal records on the systems set up to cheat on air-pollution regulations.
The apparent breach, coming after the disclosure last month that the Democratic National Committee’s computer system had been compromised, escalates an international episode in which Clinton campaign officials have suggested that Russia might be trying to sway the outcome of the election.
In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do.
New numbers from the California Franchise Tax Board show the origin of California state tax returns with claims for the state’s new earned-income tax credit program. Officials are trying to get more people to sign up for the program, designed for low earners.
Michelle Obama made clear this week that she is all-in for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Her captivating speech was an early turning point for Democrats after a rocky start to their convention – and made an emotional case for electing Clinton.
Antonio Villaraigosa, the former mayor of Los Angeles, told the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, July 28, 2016, that undocumented immigrants are "answering liberty's call" but that GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump would block their aspirations and end their dreams through his promised deportation of millions.
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