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  • Prop. 8: Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage in California

    Prop. 8: Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage in California
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cleared the way Wednesday for same-sex marriages to resume in California as the justices, in a procedural ruling, turned away the defenders of Proposition 8. Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking for the 5-4 majority,...
  • Prop. 8: Gay marriages to resume in California

    Prop. 8: Gay marriages to resume in California
    WASHINGTON -- Same-sex marriages will resume in California in a matter of weeks, lawyers who challenged the state's Proposition 8 said. "Let the marriages begin," attorney Ted Boutros declared to a crowd of supporters gathered on the sidewalk outside...
  • Pat Brown stood firm on civil rights

    Pat Brown stood firm on civil rights
    SACRAMENTO--This is the 50th anniversary year of arguably the biggest, bitterest brawl ever in California's Capitol. And looking back today, it seems almost inconceivable what the fracas was all about. It was waged over whether homeowners and...
  • Wendy Greuel takes on the crowd at Tolliver's

    Wendy Greuel takes on the crowd at Tolliver's
    "Hi guys, long time no see," Wendy Greuel said, strolling into Tolliver's barbershop as if she were a regular. It was her third mayoral campaign visit to the South Los Angeles institution where the haircuts are cheap and the political banter is free....
  • Supreme Court might dismiss Prop. 8 case on a technicality

    Supreme Court might dismiss Prop. 8 case on a technicality
    SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers leading the fight for gay marriage in California have been quietly preparing state officials for the possibility the U.S. Supreme Court might dismiss the case on a technicality next month without deciding the fate of...
  • Prop. 8 ruling parallels societal change

    Prop. 8 ruling parallels societal change
    SACRAMENTO — The way I read it, the Supreme Court concluded what increasing numbers of Californians have been saying: that opponents of same-sex marriage can't show any personal harm from two gay people exchanging vows. The justices wrote in...
  • Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future

    Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future
    Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future. LAT:...
  • Actor David Spade sells oceanfront house in Malibu

    Actor David Spade sells oceanfront house in Malibu
    After several outings beachcombing for buyers, actor David Spade has said "buh-bye" to his oceanfront house in Malibu. The buyers are Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos and his wife, Nicole Avant, former U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas, according to...
  • Mortgage relief didn't help many keep their homes, critics say

    Mortgage relief didn't help many keep their homes, critics say
    When five giant mortgage firms signed a landmark $25-billion mortgage settlement last year, officials hailed debt forgiveness as the primary strategy to preserve homeownership. The banks hoped to avoid further enforcement action over widespread...
  • How California should deal with truancy

    How California should deal with truancy
    Millions of desks sit empty in elementary school classrooms because of truancy each year, costing schools billions of dollars, wasting public resources and squandering one of the country's most precious resources: its young people. We tend to think of...
  • Prop. 8: California Supreme Court refuses to stop gay weddings

    Prop. 8: California Supreme Court refuses to stop gay weddings
    The California Supreme Court refused Monday to stop gays from marrying while it considers a legal bid to revive Proposition 8. The court rejected a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, to stop the issuing of marriage...