| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:35 PM
When Burbank newlyweds Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo stumbled into San Francisco City Hall on June 30 just moments after marching in the city's gay pride parade they were overwhelmed by what they saw.
Dozens of same-sex couples — some in their...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The Supreme Court's decisions to strike down the Defense Of Marriage Act and reject a lawsuit aimed at upholding California's Proposition 8 have caused jubilation among gay-rights supporters and anger among opponents of gay marriage.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Gay and lesbian couples are rightfully celebrating this week's twin decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court that effectively affirmed the rights of gay couples to marry in California and provided married, same-sex couples federal benefits previously denied...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called Wednesday a “huge day for the cause of equality” after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of rulings essentially affirming the rights of gay couples to marry.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Anti-Semitism is on the rise throughout the world, according to a report by the State Department, which is taking the increase so seriously it's appointing a special envoy to monitor the rise.
The increase was revealed in the department's annual...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:17 PM
A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:14 AM
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A lawsuit filed by the city against a former police lieutenant accused of stealing department records appears headed for trial, even though he returned the documents.
Former police lieutenant Omar...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:16 PM
After a jury in May rejected a Burbank police officer’s claims that she was harassed and discriminated against because of her gender, ethnicity and pregnancy, the officer plans to take her case to a state appellate court.
A Los Angeles County...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:52 AM
As voters in three more states cast ballots to allow gay marriage in last week's election, some California gay marriage activists have grown impatient at seeing gains elsewhere while the question remains in legal limbo here.
But as soon as this month...
| May 4, 2012
| 3:50 PM
As another discrimination lawsuit against the Burbank Police Department heads to trial — this time for a female officer alleging she was subjected to verbal harassment because of her gender, ethnicity, marital status and pregnancy — recent...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Burbank Police Officer Cindy Guillen finds herself in court as a last resort, after complaints of gender and ethnic harassment were not investigated, prompting her lawsuit, her attorney said Monday.
In his opening statements to jurors in Los Angeles...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Burbank Police Officer Cindy Guillen didn't want to file a lawsuit, her lawyer told jurors Monday, but was forced to do so after complaints of gender and ethnic harassment within the department were ignored.
In his opening statements in Los Angeles...