| 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
| 6:18 AM
Five words this morning from one of the Burbank residents whose fight to overturn Proposition 8 has taken him and his partner all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court: “On way to SCOTUS. Hopeful.”
Those words, posted by Paul Katami on...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday cleared the way for gay marriages to resume in California.
The court lifted its stay on an injunction which ordered state officials to stop enforcing Proposition 8. With the court's action, counties can...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:22 PM
WASHINGTON — Four years ago, many gay rights advocates shook their heads when super-lawyers Theodore B. Olson and David Boies announced they would challenge California's ban on gay marriages in federal court and take the case all the way to the U.S....
| May 23, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Ceramic artists are making a statement with their pottery pieces while raising funds to help homeless families.
The third annual Empty Bowl fundraiser benefits Family Promise of the East San Fernando Valley. The event is from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 2...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Growing up can be tough, but children of preachers face an extra element — the added pressure to keep up appearances and not give in to temptation.
Also dealing with the church takes up a lot of parents' time, and that means more stress and more...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The Family Service Agency of Burbank, commemorating 60 years of service, is having its sixth annual 5k CareWalk event on April 27 at Johnny Carson Park. Pre-walk activities begin at 7:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 8 a.m. The event wraps up at 10:30....
| May 3, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Can believers and nonbelievers connect? Is there a common ground they can agree on?
Writing in the New York Times, T. M. Luhrmann thinks there may be, but admits it's going to be difficult. The author of "When God Talks Back: Understanding the...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 1:15 PM
La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles conducted its annual meeting and breakfast at Burbank's Castaway banquet center on March 10. Chairwoman Sue Ann Gordon and her committee decorated the room with Audrey Hepburn's movie, “...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:08 PM
While this past week saw millions of Americans wishing, hoping and praying for those magical numbers that would result in their collecting a $656-million lottery prize, one of the more realistic and sustained wishes, hopes and prayers is that every family...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Kudos to Joyce Rudolph for the informative article on the Family Service Agency of Burbank (“Agency is there for those who need it,” Oct. 3).
Family Service Agency was founded 60 years ago at the behest of the Burbank School District's...