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  • Prop. 8 Judge Vaughn Walker: 'I am not going to be in the parade'

    SAN FRANCISCO — Vaughn R. Walker, the San Francisco judge who issued the first ruling on the federal constitutionality of Proposition 8, said Wednesday that he believes the trial he presided over affected the outcome of the same-sex marriage cases...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's office ordering counties to resume gay marriage

    Gov. Jerry Brown's office ordering counties to resume gay marriage
    Sources in Gov. Jerry Brown's office said it will immediately issue a letter to the Department of Public Health, ordering counties to allow same-sex marriages, after a stay was lifted. The Los Angeles County Clerk-Recorder said Friday that it would...
  • First gay marriages to be held in San Francisco, Los Angeles

    San Francisco will hold its first gay marriage at 4:45 p.m. and Los Angeles at 6:15 p.m. -- just a little more than an hour after a federal appeals court opened the way for same-sex weddings to resume in California.  The two first gay couples to wed are...
  • S.F. to issue gay marriage licenses over weekend, but not L.A.

    The San Francisco county clerk will continue issuing marriage licenses late into the evening Friday and over the weekend, a spokeswoman from Mayor Ed Lee's office said in the wake of a federal court's decision clearing the way for gay marriages to...
  • Same-sex weddings begin across California

    SACRAMENTO -- California’s first same-sex weddings in nearly five years began Friday as a federal appeals court formally lifted the state’s ban against the marriages. After the court’s action, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration...
  • To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California

    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages in California resumed Friday when a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction, sparking jubilation among gays and cries of lawlessness from the supporters of Proposition 8. In a surprise action,...
  • Restart to gay marriage in California came as surprise to all

    The restart to gay marriage in California happened very quickly Friday afternoon -- coming as a huge surprise to two plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier of Berkeley. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to...
  • Gay couples begin marrying across California

    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages began in California on Friday after a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction. The first wedding in San Francisco began at 4:45 p.m. At 4:10 p.m., a cheer went up in the San Francisco City Hall...
  • George Skelton: Time to cut lieutenant governor position

    On Monday, George Skelton asked the question Gavin Newsom has probably pondered himself -- why have lieutenant governors anyway? It's reached the point where the governor's dog seems more welcome in Sacramento, Skelton says. "Brown's Pembroke Welsh...
  • UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside

    UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside
    Kim A. Wilcox, a former top official at Michigan State University, was appointed as the ninth chancellor of UC Riverside at a special meeting of the UC Board of Regents on Thursday. The board voted unanimously for the selection, with regents praising...
  • Jerry Brown questions new university leader's compensation

    SACRAMENTO -- University of California regents approved a new leader for UC Riverside on Thursday, but not before Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns about high compensation for the incoming chancellor. Kim Wilcox, a former official at Michigan State...