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Roseville couple gets marriage license, one of first in Placer since ruling

When Roseville residents Michael Adams and Robert Pritchard learned of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality, it surprised them how emotional the moment felt. ...

Group celebrates gay marriage ruling in Auburn streets

A few months from their fifth wedding anniversary, the Revs. Wendy Bartell and Lynn Gardner celebrated Wednesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision that paved the way, once again, ...

Supreme Court strikes federal marriage provision

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couple ...

Auburn-area residents divided on same-sex marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court is divided after hearing arguments on the issue of same-sex marriage this week, and voters in the foothills are no different. Transcripts from hearings on T ...

Proposition 8 defeated

A federal judge’s landmark decision Wednesday to knock down Proposition 8 has some Placer County residents celebrating. Toby Adams, Placer County chapter leader for Marriage Equ ...

Pro-Prop. 8 signs pop up outside Auburn church and polling place

Pro-Proposition 8 signs outside a North Auburn church that is also serving as a polling place has a voter “appalled.” Andy Wright contacted the Journal on Monday to say that si ...

Why endorse faith-based oppression at home?

Fellow Californians, we know better. We all know that Proposition 8 is wrong. We all know that it is motivated by religion. We all know that its supporters say “this will happen, ...

Former Folsom mayor comes out, opposes Prop. 8

With a state gay-marriage vote just days away, former Folsom Mayor Glenn Fait advertised that he's gay and strongly opposed to Prop. 8, which would ban same-sex marriages. "As a g ...