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Harvey Milk controversy

Harvey MilkFremont school board trustees have been getting flak this week for tabling a resolution recognizing Harvey Milk Day, in honor of California’s first openly gay elected official.

Community members I’ve heard from personally have all said they’re disappointed in the board’s action. But I’ve also been told that trustees have gotten e-mails from people who support the decision.

For the record, trustees Lara York and Bryan Gebhardt wanted to move forward with voting on the resolution but Larry Sweeney, Lily Mei and Ivy Wu wanted it tabled. To read their reasons, click here.

The board is scheduled to vote on the resolution May 26 — four days after the state’s official Harvey Milk Day.

Linh Tat