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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Metro votes to block 710 Freeway extension project, studies continue

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority this week voted to block fast-track funding for the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension over the next 10 years. While the proposal to extend the 710 Freeway to the Foothill (210) Freeway will...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada History: Flintridge Guild of Children's Hospital planned a backyard fiesta

    La Cañada History: Flintridge Guild of Children's Hospital planned a backyard fiesta
    Ten Years Ago Parents and Children's Nursery School on Indianola Way announced the arrival of its new director, Marji Golden. Twenty Years Ago The 1993 Music on the Green summer concert series at Descanso Gardens started off on July 4 of that year...
  • Is secularism a threat to religious freedom?

    Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement. In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
  • Violent crimes down, thefts up

    Violent crimes down, thefts up
    Local violent crimes decreased in 2010, while the number of thefts increased slightly in Burbank and Glendale, according to preliminary crime reports from the FBI — a trend police officials say could be harder to stymie because of the court-mandated...
  • In Theory: Could same-sex marriage become legal?

    Q. A recent Gallup poll has revealed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans support gay marriage. According to the figures, 53% of Americans say they believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid; in 1996, the figure was...
  • Prop. 8 ruling welcomed by Burbank couple

    Prop. 8 ruling welcomed by Burbank couple
    Long-time partners Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo pride themselves on being informed voters, so when the Prop. 8 campaign gained momentum in 2008, the Burbank residents were disturbed by the proliferation of material that they felt cast gay marriage as...
  • Gay marriage foes to ask appeals court to review Prop. 8 ruling

    Gay marriage foes to ask appeals court to review Prop. 8 ruling
    Opponents of same-sex marriage said Tuesday they planned to ask a federal appeals court to reconsider this month’s 2-1 ruling that struck down Proposition 8, California’s 2008 ballot measure that banned gay marriage. ProtectMarriage, the...
  • In Theory: Should we be allowed to choose to die?

    Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
  • 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-...