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  • Man convicted in fatal bus shooting didn't get fair trial, judges say

    — A man convicted of a 1997 gang-related murder of a Los Angeles girl riding a bus home from school must either be retried or released, a federal appeals court ordered Friday. A U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2 to 1 that Randall...
  • L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti rallies teachers at convention

    L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti rallies teachers at convention
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti rallied thousands of teachers Saturday morning at a downtown teachers union convention, voicing his support for controversial job protections, praising their efforts and pledging his political support going forward....
  • How Sen. Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama

     How Sen. Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama
    Clarence Thomas didn't need Alan Dixon's vote, as it turned out. Thomas, a 43-year-old conservative U.S. Supreme Court nominee in fall 1991, had just undergone a sensational, brutal confirmation hearing in which he'd been confronted with allegations...
  • 818 Roundup: Hobby Lobby protests, Humane society waiving fees, Ronda Rousey's decisive win

    818 Roundup: Hobby Lobby protests, Humane society waiving fees, Ronda Rousey's decisive win
    Good morning readers. As you shake off the long weekend and get back to work, here's a few things happening around the 818:  A large protest is expected today at noon outside the new Hobby Lobby in Burbank. Protesters are expected to hand out condoms as...
  • Navy veteran sues Idaho for right to be buried someday with her wife

    Navy veteran sues Idaho for right to be buried someday with her wife
    A 74-year-old Navy veteran has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Idaho after its military cemetery, citing the state's same-sex marriage ban, refused her request to someday be buried alongside her wife. Madelynn Lee Taylor, who served from...
  • Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening

    Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening
    Close to a hundred protesters descended on Hobby Lobby in Burbank Monday, chanting and waving posters, crafting IUDs out of colorful pipe cleaners, and handing out coupons and gift cards to competing craft stores to protest a recent U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Unions shouldn't have to represent workers who don't pay their share

    Unions shouldn't have to represent workers who don't pay their share
    In Harris v. Quinn, the U.S. Supreme Court put unions in a bind when it ruled that unionized home-care workers cannot be required to pay for the representation that unions are required by law to provide to them. In cases across the country lawyers are now...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks

    Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks
    As he mulls over candidates for the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown has shown a willingness to break from tradition and draw from a wider pool of attorneys than previous governors. In making a batch of appointments last weekend to two...
  • Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case

    Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case
    It is a case of Supreme hypocrisy. The adjective refers to that nine-person tribunal at the top of the American legal system, the noun to its latest act of judicial malpractice — meaning not the notorious Hobby Lobby decision handed down at the...
  • Community association transforms old lot into garden, memorial for Colored School 115

    Community association transforms old lot into garden, memorial for Colored School 115
    At 90 years old, Betty Williams' clearest memory of her days at Colored School 115 is running through an alley the schoolchildren thought was haunted. "It was a game to run through and not get caught," she said, describing the lane between two of the...
  • 818 Roundup: Hobby Lobby protests in Burbank, Son suspected of stabbing father

    818 Roundup: Hobby Lobby protests in Burbank, Son suspected of stabbing father
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Tuesday, July 8, 2014. The high predicted for Glendale is 87 and low of 67, according to National Weather Service experts.  Your top regional news: - Nearly 100 protesters arrived at the grand opening of Hobby Lobby...