| 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 31, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Prepare your calendar, Burbank, President Obama is scheduled to appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Aug. 6, ensuring yet another traffic headache for commuters.
The planned appearance, outlined during a White House press briefing...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:03 AM
The "Obama jam" was back in Southern California Tuesday as President Obama visits "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Burbank and stays overnight in Los Angeles.
The presidential motorcade affected traffic in parts of the San Fernando Valley, especially...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport slid again in June after slight increases in May and March, and the airfield is facing additional challenges as Southwest — its largest carrier — plans to cut five Saturday flights....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:12 PM
In an otherwise valid question to local churchmen about “stand your ground” legislation (In Theory, Aug. 10), the media writers chose again to interject racial identifications into the sad Martin-Zimmerman case that was not about race.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:45 PM
At Los Angeles City Hall Friday evening, with outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa officiating and a throng of media as witnesses, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo said the words they'd fought four long years to say: “I do.”
A little more than...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Standing on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, the scene was exactly what Paul Katami and his partner, Jeff Zarrillo, had hoped for when they started their journey more than three years ago.
The highest court in the land had just...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:40 AM
César Chávez believed that power resides not in the few, but in the many. With shared sacrifice and effort, no challenge is too great and no obstacle too high.
He taught a generation of Latinos and other Americans that each of us had the skills and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Reforming America's immigration laws to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for citizenship has long been seen as a cause championed by liberals.
But now a group that's not exactly known for liberal ideas has joined the call to relax immigration...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:55 PM
The 43rd Assembly District is fortunate to have reelected Assemblymember Mike Gatto (60.46% to 39.54% for Krikorian). A larger percentage of voters cast votes for Gatto than the percentage of Californians who voted to reelect President Obama (59.1%). This...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:46 AM
This past week proved to be historic for women, both at the ballot box and on the ballot.
Representing 53% of the electorate in last Tuesday's election, the female vote proved to be decisive in reelecting President Obama to a second term, as well as...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:50 PM
With his recent reelection, President Obama has won the power to pardon more turkeys on Thanksgiving. But so does every one of us, by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that gives thanks for our good fortune, health, and happiness with a life-...