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  • Proposition 8 author vows to fight for Assembly seat

    The author of Proposition 8 is vowing to continue his fight for an Assembly seat in the Sacramento suburbs, despite an earlier pledge to drop out if he failed to finish first in the June primary. Andy Pugno, who drafted the ballot measure banning same-...
  • Students write essays to see Proposition 8 play in Woodland Hills

    Students write essays to see Proposition 8 play in Woodland Hills
    The price of admission to last weekend's play at El Camino Real Charter High School was anything but typical. Then again, neither was the play. Students had to submit essays describing their views on gay marriage. The play, "8," dramatizes the 2010 trial...
  • Burbank couple on Supreme Court same-sex marriage review: 'This is what we've waited for'

    Burbank couple on Supreme Court same-sex marriage review: 'This is what we've waited for'
    Burbank residents Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo were catapulted onto the national stage Friday when the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would rule on constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, the voter-approved same-sex marriage ban that...
  • 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...
  • A question about gay marriage

    The president says he thinks “same-sex couples should be able to get married,” Paul Katami says “these are peoples’ lives” and that everyone should throw their support behind marriage equality, and Rep. Adam Schiff says...
  • Krikorian offers only mindless platitudes

    I read with interest the Oct. 6 letter to the editor, “Gatto sides with special interests,” by Ryan Welsie Ford, where the newspaper allowed a member of the Republican Central Committee to criticize Assemblyman Mike Gatto. While I certainly...
  • Appeals court clears way for Supreme Court ruling on Prop. 8

    A federal appeals court Tuesday rejected an appeal of February’s ruling that overturned Proposition 8, a move that is likely to send the debate over same-sex marriage to theU.S. Supreme Court. The decision by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Community stepped up for 'Night Out'

    The Burbank Police Department would like to extend its appreciation to all of the city's residents, employees and volunteers for making this year's National Night Out one of the most successful the city of Burbank has sponsored ("A neighborly effort to...
  • Mailbag: Many laws have moral, religious precept

    In the Aug. 7 editorial "Some traditions deserve to die," the Burbank Leader chided the California electorate for the passage of Proposition 8 in 2008. The editorial went on to castigate the public generally for moral and religious views that have been...
  • Mailbag: Prop. 8 judge an activist judge?

    Gay relationships "are consistent with the core of the history, tradition and practice of marriage in the United States." There is no "historical purpose for excluding same-sex couples from marriage." "Gender no longer forms an essential part of marriage....
  • Briefly: Burbank couple file legal brief over gay marriage

    Burbank residents Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami and two other plaintiffs in the landmark equal protection case following the passage of Proposition 8 filed a brief in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals opposing the appeal of an earlier ruling that...