| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:25 PM
California’s top law enforcement officer told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that Proposition 8’s ban on same-sex marriage should be overturned because its sole purpose was to “strip loving relationships of validation and dignity...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:52 AM
As state officials make their case for gay marriage, a new Field Poll showed record support in California for same sex unions.
"By a nearly two-to-one margin (61% to 32%), California voters approve of allowing same-sex couples to marry," according to...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled a former Burbank police detective can sue the city for allegedly placing him on administrative leave for disclosing abuse against suspects by fellow officers.
The court’s 11-judge panel also...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Gay and lesbian couples are rightfully celebrating this week's twin decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court that effectively affirmed the rights of gay couples to marry in California and provided married, same-sex couples federal benefits previously denied...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:20 AM
In San Francisco, people literally danced in the streets when same-sex marriage was re-un-illegalized. In West Hollywood, couples waited in line for hours for the privilege of being married in a municipal building.
Burbank, however, met the demise of...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:35 PM
With Bob Hope Airport looking to replace its 83-year-old terminal, Burbank council members made it clear this week that they want the city to have a say in those plans as well as any future development of a 58-acre plot of airport-owned land known as...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:35 PM
When Burbank newlyweds Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo stumbled into San Francisco City Hall on June 30 just moments after marching in the city's gay pride parade they were overwhelmed by what they saw.
Dozens of same-sex couples — some in their...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:26 PM
California’s chief law enforcement officer urged the state high court Monday to refuse once again to stop same-sex marriages while the justices consider a legal bid to revive Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that banned gay nuptials.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:05 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court refused for the second time to stop gays from marrying Tuesday, rejecting a bid by a San Diego County official who contends Proposition 8 remains state law.
In a closed session, the state high court...
| Aug 7, 2010
Burbank residents Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami — who with a lesbian couple are challenging Proposition 8 — could claim a victory Wednesday after a U.S. District judge ruled the voter-approved law was unconstitutional.
U.S. District Chief...
| May 14, 2015
| 10:22 AM
Hands down, my favorite Mother's Day present is the “Notorious RBG” T-shirt from our daughter.
The shirt is loaded with innuendo. It depicts U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wearing a crown. I didn't realize that...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Eight-year-old Alysiah Loptson examined, in awe, a replica of the U.S. Supreme Court building at the Glendale Galleria on Friday morning.
At 10 feet long, the monument took three builders 450 hours to construct — and it was made entirely of Lego...