The lead contractor on the Berkeley apartment complex that was the site of a deadly balcony collapse in mid-June sought a restraining order Tuesday to prevent district attorney investigators from examining the evidence without a company representative present.
As active members of the gay-straight alliance at Napa High School, Carley Solberg and her friends fought hard for this moment, when acceptance would feel a little more real.
The news spread across California through a flurry of tweets, texts, likes, links and media alerts: Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land.
Retired California Chief Justice Ronald M. George, aboard a cruise ship in the Arctic last June, was dining with his wife when a waiter brought over a bottle of wine. Attached was a note: "Can we come over and give you a hug?"
It was at San Francisco’s gilded City Hall that Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon were furtively ushered into a private first-floor room by then-Mayor Gavin Newsom and married on Feb. 12, 2004.
Alameda County Dist. Atty. Nancy O'Malley on Thursday promised a "thorough and exhaustive investigation" of the June 16 collapse of a Berkeley balcony to determine whether criminal charges or a civil consumer protection action are warranted.
Alameda County District Atty. Nancy O'Malley on Thursday promised a "thorough and exhaustive investigation" of the June 16 collapse of a Berkeley balcony to determine whether criminal charges or a civil consumer protection action are warranted.
In a Facebook post Wednesday, one of the Irish students seriously injured in last week's Berkeley balcony collapse said her takeaway is that "life is short" and she intends "to honor those who died by living the happiest and most fulfilling life possible."