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  • In Theory: Can believers and nonbelievers find common ground?

    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...
  • In praise of the Family Service Agency

    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...
  • Small Wonders: The problem with family vacations

    Here's the problem with vacations with extended family: all those family members. Having young children, we appreciate the importance of building memories for them; of big family gatherings that permanently frame snapshots to hang on the wall and gaze...
  • Schiff calls court decision a positive step for gay marriage rights

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called a federal appellate court's decision on Tuesday to deny an appeal against Proposition 8 -- paving the way for aU.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage -- "another step towards marriage equality." The decision by...
  • Monterey High grads overcome their own set of obstacles

    Monterey High grads overcome their own set of obstacles
    School was never Erik Guzman’s forte, and there were plenty of people around him who assumed he wouldn’t make it through. He struggled to balance work at his family’s restaurant in East Los Angeles with his academic pursuits at...
  • Burbank to explore limitations on wireless communications equipment

    The City Council on Tuesday directed officials to look at options for limiting how and where wireless telecommunications facilities are built, particularly when it involves buildings such as churches and libraries and in residential areas. Among the...
  • Foes of gay marriage appeal Prop 8 ruling to U.S. Supreme Court

    Foes of gay marriage appeal Prop 8 ruling to U.S. Supreme Court
    Opponents of same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn a federal appeals court decision that struck down Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative that limited marriage to a man and a woman. Protect Marriage, the...
  • Supreme Court has menu of options in gay marriage case

    Supreme Court has menu of options in gay marriage case
    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....
  • Prop. 8: California A.G. backs gay marriage in Supreme Court brief

    Prop. 8: California A.G. backs gay marriage in Supreme Court brief
    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...
  • 'Record majority' in California backs same-sex marriage, poll finds

    'Record majority' in California backs same-sex marriage, poll finds
    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...
  • Obama administration urges Supreme Court to strike down Prop. 8

    California’s Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriages in the state, should be overturned, the Obama administration plans to tell the Supreme Court. An administration official confirmed that the Justice Department will file a brief in the...
  • Editorial: Battle for marriage rights began at local level

    Perhaps it was inevitable that the U.S. Supreme Court would confront the issue of same-sex marriage. But in the history of great civil rights advances in this country, key players rarely wait for Fate to make her move. Instead, they forge ahead and...