| May 13, 2011
| 12:37 PM
Jerry Ernest and Judith Anne Clark of Clifton Forge, Va., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Suzanne Fontenot Clark, to Stephen Charles Welker, son of William S. and Frances Howe Welker of Glendale.
The wedding ceremony...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2010
This is the last in a three-part series: Marguerite doesn't pray for snow anymore.
"Let's just say for the past 25 years, the only time I pray is when I'm taking off or hit turbulence in an airplane."
It took years for Marguerite to reconcile the...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Actress/producer Rita Wilson is bringing the one-woman show “Jamaica, Farewell” to the Falcon Theatre in Burbank with hopes that it will lead to a film project ala “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.”
Wilson had seen “Greek Wedding&...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 12:17 PM
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.
| May 9, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Saying it was his "sincere hope that marriage equality will soon become the law of the land," Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today applauded President Obama's announcement in an interview with ABC News that he supports the right of same-sex couples to...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Local gays and lesbians on Wednesday applauded President Obama’s public support of same-sex marriage, calling the announcement a pivotal moment in their fight for equality.
In explaining the “evolution” of his view on gay marriage...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 2:54 PM
While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published Aug. 15, 2009.
What would you tell two starry-eyed people who were about to embark on the rosy path of marriage?
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:19 PM
In Glendale, 339 cases of domestic violence were reported to police in 2010. The department's latest figures, as of September of this year, are 238. But many women don't report assaults to the police, and others report them to organizations like the YWCA....
| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:52 AM
A federal appeals court will hear arguments Thursday on whether a trial judge’s decision to strike down Proposition 8 should be overturned because the jurist failed to disclose he was in a long-term same-sex relationship.
During a two-hour hearing...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 10:16 AM
A federal appeals court Tuesday struck down California's ban on same-sex marriage, clearing the way for theU.S. Supreme Courtto rule on gay marriage as early as next year.
The 2-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found that...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 2:46 PM
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...