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  • Religious leaders react to U.S. Supreme Court DOMA ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court rulings on Wednesday that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and reopened the door to gay marriage in California provoked mixed reactions among area religious leaders. Some who have already embraced same-sex unions...
  • County clerks say they're ready for Proposition 8 ruling

    SACRAMENTO -- With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the future of same-sex marriage expected as early as Wednesday morning, county clerks say they’re prepared if same-sex unions in California are legalized. “We’re pretty much ready to...
  • Judge rules in favor of JPL scientists disciplined for emails sent from work accounts

    Judge rules in favor of JPL scientists disciplined for emails sent from work accounts
    Scientists and engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory were unfairly disciplined for sending emails about a U.S. Supreme Court decision involving background checks at the agency, a judge has ruled. The ruling comes after the JPL employees...
  • Obama's gay marriage comment draws cheers from locals

    Obama's gay marriage comment draws cheers from locals
    Local gays and lesbians on Wednesday applauded President Obama’s public support of same-sex marriage, calling the announcement a pivotal moment in their fight for equality. In explaining the “evolution” of his view on gay marriage...
  • Man's case against JPL drags on

    Man's case against JPL drags on
    Four-and-a-half months have passed since lawyers last argued in a courtroom whether Jet Propulsion Laboratory discriminated against a former worker on religious grounds, but lawyers for both sides continue to argue the case. Over the course of five post-...
  • Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure

    Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare law Thursday, ruling the government may impose tax penalties on persons who do not have health insurance. The court’s long-awaited ruling...
  • Rep. Schiff hails Supreme Court ruling upholding healthcare law

    Rep. Schiff hails Supreme Court ruling upholding healthcare law
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today called the U.S. Supreme Court’s vote to uphold President Obama's healthcare law "the correct legal decision," contending that the "hard-passed" reforms would benefit millions of people across the nation. In a...
  • Rep. Dreier joins call for repeal and replacement of Obama healthcare law

    Rep. David Dreier (R-San Dimas) had a much different take on the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold President Obama’s healthcare law than his Democratic colleague, Adam Schiff. Dreier, whose district includes La Crescenta and La Canada...
  • Local hospitals largely supportive of Supreme Court decision on healthcare law

    Local hospitals largely supportive of Supreme Court decision on healthcare law
    Local healthcare providers have started to weigh in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, with one hospital calling it “a victory for patient care.” The court ruled 5-4 today to...
  • 'Obamacare' backed by local hospitals

    'Obamacare' backed by local hospitals
    Local hospitals on Thursday roundly endorsed the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Obama's Affordable Care Act. With the cloud of uncertainty all but wiped away, representatives said the focus would turn to preparing for the future. The...
  • Reactions to healthcare ruling toe party lines

    Reactions to healthcare ruling toe party lines
    Among the area's congressional representatives, reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday on President Obama's healthcare overhaul were diametrically opposed, mirroring their respective parties and the dialogue on Capitol Hill. On one side,...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Immigration center opens in Chatsworth, Encino Neighborhood Council seeks volunteers

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Immigration center opens in Chatsworth, Encino Neighborhood Council seeks volunteers
    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, June 29, 2012. It's been a hot week. Temperatures surpassed 80 degrees and I found myself making excuses to stay indoors. But is the city "ugly" in this climate? That's what Times columnist Hector Tobar explores in...