White House to Supreme Court: Reject Prop 8
Gay rights advocates say the Obama administration's decision to weigh-in against California's ban on same-sex marriage is a political game-changer. The government's legal brief argues that since domestic partnerships in California offer the same legal rights as marriage, withholding the name "marriage" as Proposition 8 did can only be explained by unjustified prejudice.
In Los Angeles Primary, Lots of Hats in the Ring
There's a primary election on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Voters face a laundry list of candidates for mayor, but the headline grabber is the big outside money: millions of dollars are pouring into the school board races. It's not that the contenders for mayor aren't serious candidates. But none of them have managed to light up the city's political floorboards. We get the lay of the land from Frank Stoltze, who covers politics for KPCC in Los Angeles.