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  • To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California

    To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California
    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages in California resumed Friday when a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction, sparking jubilation among gays and cries of lawlessness from the supporters of Proposition 8. In a surprise action,...
  • Restart to gay marriage in California came as surprise to all

    The restart to gay marriage in California happened very quickly Friday afternoon -- coming as a huge surprise to two plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier of Berkeley. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to...
  • Gay couples begin marrying across California

    Gay couples begin marrying across California
    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages began in California on Friday after a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction. The first wedding in San Francisco began at 4:45 p.m. At 4:10 p.m., a cheer went up in the San Francisco City Hall...
  • California expects flood of same-sex marriages this weekend

    A day after a court allowed gay marriages to begin again in California, officials expect busy weekend of nuptials this weekend. San Francisco is bracing for long lines for same-sex couple wanted to marry. Orange County may be the closest place for Los...
  • Flood of gay marriages expected this weekend in California

    San Francisco is expected to become ground-zero for same-sex marriages this weekend. San Francisco and Sacramento counties extended their hours late into Friday evening to accommodate the demand for marriage licenses. The court order lifting the ban...
  • Gay marriage: Couples from across state descend on San Francisco

    Gay marriage: Couples from across state descend on San Francisco
    San Francisco will resume performing gay marriages Saturday morning, and officials are bracing for big crowds. Line for marriage licenses at San Francisco City Hall beginning to grow Saturday morning after #prop8 ruling. @LANow pic.twitter.com/...
  • Long lines for gay marriage in California

    Long lines for gay marriage in California
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The first full day of gay marriages in California since the Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex nuptials in the state brought lines to San Francisco City Hall and a festive mood to the city on gay pride weekend. But there...
  • Prop. 8 backers make emergency effort to block same-sex marriages

    Prop. 8 backers make emergency effort to block same-sex marriages
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Backers of Proposition 8 made another attempt Saturday to stop gay marriage in California even as ceremonies were occurring throughout the day here. ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of Proposition 8, filed an emergency petition to the U.S....
  • L.A. Unified accused of bullying in Miramonte student abuse cases

    L.A. Unified accused of bullying in Miramonte student abuse cases
    Attorneys representing a group of Miramonte students and parents responded aggressively to renewed pressure on their clients to settle abuse claims filed with the Los Angeles Unified School District. They accused the nation's second-largest school...
  • Prop 8: Woman in state's first same-sex marriage 'glad for everybody'

    Prop 8: Woman in state's first same-sex marriage 'glad for everybody'
    Phyllis Lyon smiled Wednesday morning as she made her way down the stairs inside San Francisco City Hall. The 88-year-old widow, half of the first same-sex couple to wed in California, joined state and city leaders to celebrate the Supreme Court's...
  • Prop. 8: Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom avoids 'vindication' as he smiles

    Prop. 8: Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom avoids 'vindication' as he smiles
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom doesn't like to use the word "vindication," he told a crowd of reporters Wednesday. It's the kind of term that can get an elected official in trouble. However -- and this is a great big however -- he sure was smiling Wednesday in...