california - Page 3

High School Teacher Ken Bencomo Fired After Marrying A Man

Since Proposition 8 was struck down in the Supreme Court, same-sex marriage is once again legal in California. Unfortunately, just because something is legal doesn’t mean that people are suddenly…

Mary Odell | August 3, 2013 - 10:00 am

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Enters Counseling For Sexual Harassment

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who has been accused of sexual harassment by seven women including constituents and former employees, said he will enter counseling for two weeks in…

Jessica Wakeman | July 26, 2013 - 6:30 pm

30 Signs You Were Born And Raised In California

I’ve lived in New York City for the last 12 years, but before arriving here in June 2001, I was a born-and-raised California girl. I grew up in San Diego…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 23, 2013 - 9:00 am

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Admits To “Intimidation” Of Women, But Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations

We’re so used to politicians and bigwigs who refuse to take accountability for their behavior that when somebody does admit they did something wrong, it is kind of … weird.

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Shocking: 250 Women In California Were Pressured Into Sterilization

Almost 250 female inmates in the California prison system were sterilized — some after being pressured by doctors — between 1997 and 2010, according to a a new report. The

Daley Quinn | July 12, 2013 - 2:30 pm

School District Calls Tween Rape Victim “Careless,” “Responsible” In Her Own Sexual Abuse

A California school district is defending itself in the sleaziest way possible from a lawsuit by a former student who was allegedly sexually abused by two of its…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2012 - 3:20 pm

The Surf Dogs Of San Diego Hang Ten

There’s crazy, and then there’s “I sold my business and moved to California so that my dog could surf” crazy. And that’s exactly what one of the participants in the…

Julie Gerstein | June 19, 2012 - 8:40 am

16 Things You’re Missing At Coachella This Year

It’s Coachella time! Coachella! You’re missing it! So am I. But what are we really missing by not being out at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California? Some bands?

Julie Gerstein | April 13, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Another Victory For Marriage Equality: Prop 8 Ruled Unconstitutional!

More good news on the marriage equality front! Today, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found Proposition 8 to be unconstitutional. California voters passed the measure in 2008, explicitly…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 7, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Home Style Inspiration: Southern California Cool

Spending last week in Los Angeles gave me a major case of real estate envy. Imagine having more than 400 square feet to decorate! Speaking of decorating, I was also…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 24, 2011 - 2:40 pm

New Law Bans California Teens From Tanning Beds

That sound you hear? It’s a stampede to the nearest tanning salon before it’s too late! Tanning will be banned in California for anyone under the age of 18 beginning…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Anti-Abortion Billboards Targeted At Blacks Appear In Oakland

Race-related anti-abortion billboards strike again! At least 25 billboards reading “Black is beautiful” with a picture of a black baby and the URL for an anti-abortion web sitehave been posted…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2011 - 2:40 pm