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  • 818 Roundup: Schiff responds to Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling; Burbank forum on proposed charter school; Water main break

    818 Roundup: Schiff responds to Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling; Burbank forum on proposed charter school; Water main break
    Greetings, readers! Today is Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 83 and a low of 64 with patchy fog forecasted throughout the day. Here's a roundup of headlines for today: - Rep. Adam Schiff (D-...
  • Former Sen. Alan Dixon dead at 86. 'He took really great care of people'

    Former Sen. Alan Dixon dead at 86. 'He took really great care of people'
    During much his two terms as a U.S. senator, in the 1980s and early 1990s, Alan Dixon was the locally minded counterpart to then-Sen. Paul Simon, always angling for the best deals for Illinois. He was known as “Al the Pal” for his...
  • Women take another hit from Supreme Court

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, July 3: This U.S. Supreme Court session has been tough on American women. A couple of weeks ago the court struck down laws requiring buffer zones for protesters around Planned...
  • Clerk's rebellion for same-sex marriage suits this liberal county

    Clerk's rebellion for same-sex marriage suits this liberal county
    As the same-sex marriage showdown that has pitted a lone Boulder County clerk against the state's attorney general continues, the locals here just shake their heads at the fuss. And smile. "This is just so Boulder," said Cheryl Osgood, a 50-year-old...
  • Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby

    Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby
    The old Orchard Supply Hardware in Burbank sits half a mile from my former home on Reese Place. Despite its convenient location, it never failed to have more than half of what I needed for any project, forcing me to trudge another couple miles to the Home...
  • 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...
  • Time for Florida to put an end to marriage fight

    Time for Florida to put an end to marriage fight
    Almost six years ago, after Florida voters amended the state's constitution to rule out same-sex marriage, a speaker at an Orlando protest told the crowd, "Time is on our side, and our rights will not be denied." That is now looking prophetic. The...
  • 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...
  • A foundation for advancement [Letter]

    A foundation for advancement [Letter]
    We are writing in response to the June 30 Baltimore Sun article "Equality's Struggles," featuring Esther McCready, a 1953 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Nursing. The article's sub-head, "Setting the Foundation," could not be more...
  • Celebrating freedoms without exercising them [Commentary]

    Celebrating freedoms without exercising them [Commentary]
    As the holiday weekend draws to a close, please pause from the cookouts and fireworks to reflect on the meaning of this freedom we've been celebrating, knowingly or not. When 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of...