NASA is inviting the public to add names to a microchip that will fly beyond Earth’s orbit and eventually to Mars or beyond, after first taking a test flight.
The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that the team’s federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.
An American Indian tribe that believes the Washington Redskins’ nickname is racist and should be changed has purchased a 60-second ad to air during halftime of Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
The public voted on the moniker from a group of three names and Kabibe, which means “little lady” in Swahili, earned a majority of the votes, zoo spokeswoman Abbie Tuller said.
The newspaper is the latest to refuse to use the name Redskins.
SugarDaddie.com, a dating website that matches up wealthy individuals with younger partners, has offered the prosperous Peninsula enclave of Woodside more than $11 million to change its name.
A new elementary school being built in California is embroiled in controversy after the school board decided to name it after one of the state’s most notorious Old West bandidos.
Four former Bay Area Gold’s Gym franchises are officially cutting ties with the body-building chain following a 2010 donation by Gold’s Texas-based parent company’s CEO to a conservative outfit unfriendly to gay rights.
The raceway at state Highways 37 and 121 in southwest Sonoma County is ending its 10-year sponsorship agreement with Infineon Technologies and is pursuing a new partner to take over naming rights.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution to name a Navy ship in honor of murdered San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, considered the nation’s first openly gay major public office holder.