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  • Glenn County is third in Calif. to back breakaway State of Jefferson

    Glenn County is third in Calif. to back breakaway State of Jefferson
    SAN FRANCISCO — The Glenn County Board of Supervisors this week joined its counterparts in Modoc and Siskiyou counties in supporting a declaration favoring the breakaway State of Jefferson — a grouping of Northern California counties that...
  • TCA: Muhammad Ali fights on in new PBS documentary

    TCA:  Muhammad Ali fights on in new PBS documentary
    Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is having a TV renaissance. HBO last year premiered "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight," a docudrama centered on the legal battle in 1967 that erupted when the heavyweight champion and newly converted Muslim refused to be...
  • Pete Wilson skeptical of GOP prospects for ousting Gov. Brown

    Pete Wilson skeptical of GOP prospects for ousting Gov. Brown
    It’s one thing for fellow Democrats to portray California Gov. Jerry Brown’s reelection as inevitable. It’s another for one of Brown’s Republican predecessors to suggest that no one on the horizon looks likely to stop the...
  • Oklahoma same-sex marriage ban struck down by federal judge

    Oklahoma same-sex marriage ban struck down by federal judge
    A federal judge in Tulsa struck down Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday but suspended his decision while it's appealed to higher courts. The ruling is the latest in a series of legal victories for same-sex marriage proponents around the...
  • Utah asks Supreme Court to restore gay marriage ban

    Utah asks Supreme Court to restore gay marriage ban
    WASHINGTON - Utah’s attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to restore a state law banning same-sex marriages by issuing an emergency stay of a lower court’s ruling that held gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to...
  • Relax. Rose Parade gay marriage float is not the apocalypse

    Relax. Rose Parade gay marriage float is not the apocalypse
    There go the gays again. It’s not enough that they have the right to marry in 18 states. It’s not enough that they can openly serve in the military after being forced to live in the shadows. Now they have to go and rub their gay family...
  • L.A. County supervisors want to put cross back in county seal

    L.A. County supervisors want to put cross back in county seal
    Potentially reopening a contentious cultural battle, two Los Angeles County supervisors are proposing placing a cross in the county’s seal. In a motion filed Tuesday, Supervisors Mike Antonovich and Don Knabe called for adding a cross to the...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr

     PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr
    Dr. Kenneth Edelin Physician in 1970s landmark abortion case Dr. Kenneth Edelin, 74, a Boston physician who was at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday in Sarasota, Fla. He had cancer, said his wife, Barbara. Edelin...
  • Our 2014 resolutions for other people

    Our 2014 resolutions for <em>other</em> people
    As the New Year begins, hopeful signs abound that the U.S. economy is finally getting its mojo back. Employers are creating jobs at a faster pace, more houses are being built than at any point in the last five years, consumer spending is rising —...
  • President Obama sends regards after Barbara Bush hospitalized

    President Obama sends regards after Barbara Bush hospitalized
    Former First Lady Barbara Bush remained hospitalized in Houston on Wednesday, two days after she was admitted for a respiratory-related problem. Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday night that there was "nothing...
  • California Supreme Court wrestles with words: 'Illegal'? 'Undocumented'?

    California Supreme Court wrestles with words: 'Illegal'? 'Undocumented'?
    Even the California Supreme Court can’t seem to decide what to call people without authorization to be in the U.S. but are here nevertheless. In the Thursday opinion allowing the State Bar of California to grant a license to practice law to Sergio...