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  • Gay pride parade participants dress as Supreme Court justices to celebrate

    Gay pride parade participants dress as Supreme Court justices to celebrate
    One group of gay-marriage supporters was so hopeful that the Supreme Court would rule in their favor Wednesday that they pre-ordered a set of black robes to sport during the gay pride weekend festivities in San Francisco. The five men and women donned...
  • Man found stabbed to death in El Monte

    Man found stabbed to death in El Monte
    A man was found stabbed to death Saturday in a wash in El Monte. The victim was found about 3:35 p.m. near the 3500 block of Santa Anita Avenue. El Monte police and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department homicide detectives were still at the scene into...
  • Oppressive heat wave intensifies as temperature records fall

    Oppressive heat wave intensifies as temperature records fall
    Another oppressive day is on tap for California and the West as a heat wave enters its third and potentially worse day. Eyes will be on Palm Springs, where forecasters said the temperature could reach an all-time high. The current record is 134 degrees....
  • Amid gay pride celebrations, Supreme Court keeps weddings going

    SAN FRANCISCO -- An emergency effort to again halt gay weddings in California ended Sunday after the Supreme Court rejected a request by that opposes of same-sex marriage. The move came a day after scores of same-sex couples got married in San...
  • Chad Griffin and the fight against Prop. 8

    He cut his teeth in the Clinton White House and on California issues: the campaign to save Ahmanson Ranch, the fight for an oil extraction tax and funding for stem cell research. He raised money to elect Barack Obama. And then came Proposition 8. Chad...
  • For 'This Is the End's' James Franco, it never really seems to be

     For 'This Is the End's' James Franco, it never really seems to be
    The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex. He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...
  • In Little Saigon, much anticipation about Lunar New Year parade

    Down at Lily's Bakery, the talk among those hunched over their beignets and iced coffee is focused on the upcoming Lunar New Year parade. The much-anticipated Feb. 1 procession, filled with lion dancers and dignitaries waving from passing cars, winds...
  • Edouard Molinaro dies at 85; French director of 'La Cage Aux Folles'

    Edouard Molinaro, a French film director best known for his groundbreaking, gay-themed comedy "La Cage Aux Folles," died Saturday at a Paris hospital. He was 85. He had a pulmonary illness, according to French media. Molinaro made more than 30 feature...
  • California insurance exchange chief has health reform 'in his bones'

    California insurance exchange chief has health reform 'in his bones'
    Republicans in Congress are railing against the healthcare law as a government takeover of medicine. The massive program will harm patients and cost far too much, critics say. Supporters are being branded as socialists. This isn't just the latest...
  • L.A. County's supervisors: Just how much security do they need?

    L.A. County's supervisors: Just how much security do they need?
    By now I expect you’ve seen The Times’ stories about L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas’ garage-office conversion. The county’s five supervisors, as the stories detailed, are all entitled to home security systems...
  • Steve Jobs getting his own postage stamp in 2015

    IPod. IPad. IStamp? Steve Jobs, the late cofounder and chief executive of Apple, is among several pop culture figures who will be featured on U.S. postage stamps over the next few years. The stamp for Jobs, who led Apple during its creation and then...