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2005-09-07 16:09:09

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Aiming to shore up support among his Republican base, a politically weakened Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger seems almost certain to veto a bill that would allow gay marriage in California, political analysts said on Wednesday.

2005-09-02 12:56:39

Please read headline as "Calif.

2005-09-01 15:25:00

By Jenny O'Mara SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - The California Senate voted on Thursday to allow gay marriage, giving an initial legislative boost to one of the state's most contentious issues.

2005-08-31 19:09:50

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California lawmakers approved a law on Wednesday that would allow cities to mandate sterilization of potentially dangerous dog breeds such as pit bulls.

2005-08-17 15:36:43

The city of San Francisco wants ideas for making the entire 49-square mile city a free - or at least cheap - Wi-Fi zone.

2005-06-30 00:39:45

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's Supreme Courtdeclined on Wednesday to take up a lawsuit over the state'sdomestic partnership law, allowing the law that grants gaycouples many of the same state rights as married heterosexualsto stand.

2005-05-02 22:30:19

A panel endorsed San Francisco on Monday as its top pick to host the agency overseeing California's $3 billion public investment in stem cell research.

Word of the Day
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.