| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Republican Party is alive and kicking after all in California. Not exactly kicking butt — but surviving, thinking and scrapping.
The GOP dodged a potentially fatal Tim Donnelly bullet by advancing the much safer Neel Kashkari to a November...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
It's been just over a year since the Supreme Court rendered a decision that let same-sex marriages begin again in California, this time for good.
On Saturday, two of the plaintiffs in the case that overturned Proposition 8, exchanged their vows before...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
More than 1,300 legally married same-sex couples in Utah, where the Mormon Church is headquartered? Who would have thought it possible 10 or even five years ago? Marriage licenses issued to more than 500 gay and lesbian couples in the politically...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The National Weather Service predicts the high will be 81 and low 65 in Glendale.
Your top news in the region:
- In a star-studded Beverly Hills party Saturday, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo,...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Leaning on a sturdy walker for support, Madelynn Lee Taylor walked into the office of the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery with one simple goal.
Taylor is 74 years old, a veteran, widow and church deacon. She wanted to register for a niche in the...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:42 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court is headed for change.
Dominated for decades by Republicans, the state's most powerful court may soon be remade by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown if, as expected, he wins another term.
Three of the court'...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:47 PM
If there is such a thing as an "average" congressional district, it is not California's 52nd.
Covering a northern swath of San Diego, along with the upscale suburbs of Poway and Coronado, the district is home to an impressive list of higher-education...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The fifth season finale of "Modern Family" on Wednesday promises to finally bring fans the long-awaited wedding of Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson), an event that seems extremely timely considering the news of gay marriage bans...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:34 PM
On Tuesday, my native Pennsylvania became the latest state to have its ban on same-sex marriage declared unconstitutional by a judge. Like other jurists before him, U.S. District Judge John E. Jones cited (among other precedents) the Supreme Court’s...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
There is something so odd about the way that Pasadena City College handled a commencement speaker invitation to Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black that the controversy seemed at first like a belated April Fool’s joke....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:20 AM
The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action on Tuesday. The 6-2 decision, as The Times’ David Savage explains, “clears away constitutional challenges to the state bans on affirmative action, which began in California in...