| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:05 PM
States that try to defend their bans on same-sex marriage have a couple of stock arguments that they tend to fall back on. One is that gay marriage harms traditional heterosexual marriage, an assertion that failed in California’s Proposition 8 trial...
| Sep 28, 2014
After fighting state by state for more than 20 years, the same-sex marriage movement is riding an extraordinary wave of legal victories as the Supreme Court prepares to decide whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry nationwide....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:39 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court is meeting on Monday for the first time since June, and could make a decision to hear a new same-sex marriage case.
On the justices' agenda for the closed-door conference are appeals to cases in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Over the last year, lower federal court judges have removed most of the suspense from the questions of whether and when the Supreme Court might rule marriage equality to be a federal constitutional right. In case after case, in red states and blue, judges...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Throughout American history, Congress has often been at odds with the president. But so far, the legislative body has not turned to the third government branch — the judiciary — with a lawsuit claiming the chief executive violated the...
| 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 5, 2014
| 2:47 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:51 PM
The way Gov. Jerry Brown sees it, California has upended the nation's practice of shortchanging the schools of poor and minority students.
"Those who have the biggest challenge, they need the most money," Brown told an American Federation of Teachers...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The second time around, the grooms wore matching sleek, black suits.
In a star-studded Beverly Hills party Saturday, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, two of the plaintiffs in the landmark case that struck down Proposition 8’s ban on same-sex...
| 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,...
| 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...