| 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.
| Feb 29, 2012
| 8:10 AM
A new poll shows a significant increase in support by California voters for gay marriage.
A new Field Poll found that 59% of respondents favored gay marriage while 34% opposed it. Three years ago, the poll found that 52.3% favored same-sex unions while...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:35 AM
A federal judge in San Francisco decided Thursday that an upcoming hearing on Proposition 8 would not be videotaped because of objections by backers of the ban on same-sex marriage.
The Monday hearing has been scheduled to determine whether...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 1:23 PM
A federal judge in San Francisco, hearing arguments on whether to make public videotapes of last year’s trial on Proposition 8, said Monday he generally favored the trend of bringing cameras into the courtroom but also was concerned about obeying...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 7:46 AM
The California Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether conservatives who sponsored Proposition 8 are entitled to appeal last year's federal ruling that overturned the 2008 same-sex marriage ban.
The court's ruling, due 90 days after...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 11:51 AM
The California Supreme Court appeared inclined Tuesday to give sponsors of ballot initiatives the right to defend them in court, a key issue in the federal dispute over Proposition 8.
During an hour of arguments, several state high court justices...
| May 20, 2011
| 2:29 PM
Nobody was ever delusional enough to think Arnold Schwarzenegger was some kind of saint, but the disclosure of his love child with his housekeeper and how she remained part of the family household for a decade shatters what little was left of his public...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:32 AM
The judge in the trial of a former Jet Propulsion Laboratory employee who claims he was fired for his belief that God had a hand in shaping the universe will determine what’s dogma and what isn’t, not a religious expert.
David Coppedge, a...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:25 PM
A Los Angeles judge rejected a request Wednesday afternoon by Jet Propulsion Laboratory attorneys to bar the media when employees testify in a workplace discrimination case.
The case is based on former JPL systems administrator David Coppedge’s...
| Apr 8, 2012
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is facing six opponents to represent the redrawn 28th Congressional District, but they will have to overcome incredible odds and funding disadvantages to mount a serious challenge to the long-time congressman.
| Oct 21, 2011
| 7:52 AM
Supporters of the 2008 ballot measure that outlawed same-sex marriage in California lost their effort Thursday to block their past and future campaign finance records from public view because of alleged harassment of their donors.
A federal judge in...