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5 Possible Outcomes Of The Proposition 8 Hearing

The Supreme Court has the opportunity to issue a landmark ruling this year as it considers the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage.

03/26/2013

Members of the Supreme Court sit for their official photo. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Seats At Supreme Court Gay Marriage Hearing Selling For Thousands

The most expensive ticket to “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway: $477. The face value of a great seat for this year’s Super Bowl: $1,250. Guaranteed seats to watch the U.S. Supreme Court hear this week’s gay marriage cases: about $6,000.

03/25/2013

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Gay Couples Offer Supreme Court Arguments For Full Marriage Equality

Gay and lesbian couples who are challenging California’s ban on same-sex marriage said Thursday that the Constitution prohibits discrimination against them in the nation’s largest state or anywhere else in America.

02/21/2013

Nudists protest outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building & United States Courthouse in San Francisco, January 17, 2013. (CBS)

San Francisco Nudity Ban’s Future Unclear As Protesters Bare All

The fate of San Francisco’s ban on nudity remains unclear after a federal judge decided to take the matter under submission during a hearing Thursday.

01/17/2013

Judge Rules On Whether Gay Marriages Can Resume In California

No Action Again From Supreme Court On Prop 8

The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look on Friday at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

12/03/2012

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49ers Gain Early Legal Victory In Fight Over Stadium Funding

At issue is $30 million in tax dollars which were slated for the San Francisco 49ers new stadium in Santa Clara.

07/04/2012

Screen shot from a video that attorneys claim shows Eliana Lopez with a bruise allegedly from her husband, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. (San Francisco District Attorney)

Wife Defends Mirkarimi In Writing, Wants Airfare For SF Return

The wife of suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has submitted a written declaration defending her husband as he prepares to testify Thursday in an administrative hearing on whether he can keep his job.

06/27/2012

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Women Recall Brutal Attack On Giants Fan Bryan Stow

Three women who were in Dodger Stadium during a brutal attack on a Giants fan gave graphic accounts Thursday of the chaotic scene in a parking lot where the man was chased, punched, kicked and left with brain damage.

05/31/2012

Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant III, speaks to reporters in Oakland, May 11, 2012. (CBS)

Oscar Grant Family Outraged Over Mehserle Appeal Process

The mother and uncle of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed man who was killed by former Bay Area Rapid Transit police Officer Johannes Mehserle three years ago, expressed outrage Friday that they weren’t informed of Mehserle’s appellate hearing on Wednesday.

05/11/2012

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Suspect In Lamborghini Theft, Mill Valley Shooting Appears In Court

A 17-year-old boy suspected in an April shooting in Mill Valley and the theft of celebrity chef Guy Fieri’s yellow Lamborghini from a San Francisco dealership last year made a brief appearance in Marin County Superior Court Thursday morning.

05/10/2012

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