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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
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".