| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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.
| 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?
| Dec 29, 2012
| 10:50 PM
Many times in the news business, truth ends up being stranger than fiction. And in Glendale, 2012 was full of stories that no doubt had people talking around the water cooler. A man dressed in a skintight zebra-print outfit at the Glendale Galleria...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:42 PM
A Mississippi church is coming under fire for blocking an African American couple from getting married there two days before the ceremony was due to happen.
Charles and Te'Andrea Wilson had been attending the First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs for...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Basketball was the foundation for the long friendship between Montrose resident Natasha Belou and Keith Lawrence, the Irvine man who was shot to death in a car with his fiancé, Monica Quan, on Sunday night.
Police are seeking Christopher Dorner, a...
| May 18, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Beneath a starry sky, Sosé Thomassian and Allen Yekikian held each other on their wedding night, arms looped around hips, eyes locked, for more than 20 minutes so the photographer could capture what would become their favorite wedding photo.
Back at the...
| Oct 2, 2010
This is the first in a three-part series.
In August, I voiced my thoughts on same-sex marriage and Anne Rice's much-publicized renunciation of organized Christianity. The feedback I received was, to say the least, energetic.
Were I the extremist...
| 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...