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Same-sex marriage supporters outside the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Rallies Planned For Prop. 8, DOMA Decisions

With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to release its Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act rulings on Wednesday, rallies were planned all over the Bay Area in support of same-sex marriage rights.

06/25/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court  in Washington, DC.  (Jewel Samada/AFP/Getty Images)

KPIX 5 Poll: 48% Of Californians Want Prop 8 Overturned, 35% Opposed

On the eve of an expected U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on California’s Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban, a newly released KPIX-TV poll finds that only 35% of Californians feel the court should uphold the ban.

06/19/2013

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SF Mayor Celebrates Pride Month, Weighs In On Prop. 8 Case

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee raised the LGBT rainbow flag at City Hall late Tuesday morning, ushering in Pride Month and optimism about an upcoming decision on marriage equality from the U.S. Supreme Court.

06/18/2013

Grapes to be dried into raisins, Fowler, California (AP)

California Raisin Farmers Ask Federal Court To End Depression-Era Price Controls

The Supreme Court is giving California raisin producers a new day in court to object to a government program that aims to stabilize prices by regulating the market.

06/10/2013

Califormia Prepares For Flood Of Gay Weddings

Bay Area Clerks’ Offices Prepare For Supreme Court Verdict On Prop. 8

County clerks’ offices around the Bay Area are preparing to accommodate a potential influx of gay and lesbian couples lining up to tie the knot should Proposition 8 be overturned.

06/10/2013

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Supreme Court Allows Cities To Ban Pot Shops

California’s highest court has ruled that local governments have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders.

05/06/2013

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act

Bay Area Law Professors Predict High Court Will Invalidate Prop. 8, DOMA

Two Bay Area constitutional law professors predicted the U.S. Supreme Court will invalidate Proposition 8 and a key section of the federal Defense of Marriage Act. But they expect the rulings to be narrow, limited or splintered.

03/28/2013

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Supreme Court Skeptical Of Law Preventing Federal Benefits For Gays

The Supreme Court is indicating it could strike down the federal law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits for married people.

03/27/2013

Beyonce (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Beyonce On Marriage Equality: ‘Put A Ring On It’

Hours after the debate on Prop 8, California’s controversial ban on gay marriage, battled on in the Supreme Court, the Grammy winner voiced her support of marriage equality…

03/27/2013

Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage converge in front of the US Supreme Court as the March for Marriage arrives at the court in Washington,DC on March 26, 2013. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Supreme Court dove into a historic debate on gay rights Tuesday that could soon lead to resumption of same-sex marriage in California, but the justices signaled they may not be ready for a major national ruling on whether America’s gays and lesbians have a right to marry.

03/26/2013

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