Ten years ago, the residents of a crime-ridden San Francisco neighborhood started planting gardens on Quesada Avenue – and everything changed.
Colton Harris-Moore, the youthful thief who rocketed to international notoriety as the 'Barefoot Bandit', was sentenced to more than seven years after pleading guilty to dozens of charges, including burglary and identity theft, stemming from his crime spree.
Sean Penn, according to a source, played a key role behind the scenes to help obtain the release of two US hikers from an Iranian prison. Sean Penn has been involved in other social issues in the past.
On Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the first-of-its-kind bill to include gay history in the California social studies curriculum.
A federal judge refused to block a legal challenge against Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California. Both sides expect the case to go to the US Supreme Court.
Biopic about the first openly gay man to hold a major political office in America is bolstered by Sean Penn's superb performance as Harvey Milk.