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Orange County won't begin marriages until Monday [Updated]

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[Updated at 1:29 a.m. The Orange County clerk-recorder will not be performing same-sex marriages until Monday.

The Times incorrectly reported Friday night that the clerk-recorder would open its doors Saturday because of the demand for same-sex marriage licenses. 

But a spokeswoman for the department said early Saturday morning that the information was wrong.

Marriages will begin Monday at the Santa Ana office at 8 a.m. and at the Fullerton and Laguna Niguel offices at 9 a.m.]

Los Angeles County issued only one same-sex marriage license on Friday -- to two plaintiffs who filed the federal lawsuit that eventually struck down Proposition 8. 

San Francisco and Sacramento counties extended their hours late into Friday evening to accommodate the demand for same-sex marriage licenses. The court order lifting the ban on gay marriage in California was made public about 3:30 p.m.

San Bernardino County did not issue any same-sex wedding licenses Friday because the assessor-recorder-county clerk's office did not receive official word until 5:10 p.m., after the offices had closed.

"We will commence with the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Monday ... and will also perform same-sex marriages on that day," the office's Dan Harp said in an email.

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