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  • Pride Parade a celebration of state's new marriage law

    Pride Parade a celebration of state's new marriage law
    David Wilk and Charlie Gurion have kissed many times since they met, and many more times since they became one of the first same-sex couples in Illinois to get a marriage license. But until Sunday, their kisses never had been cheered by thousands of...
  • Why I teach Beyonce 101

    Why I teach Beyonce 101
    Beyonce recently topped Forbes' celebrity power list. "Who runs the world?" it asks. "In entertainment, it's Beyonce." This resonates particularly with me, since for the last few years I've been offering the first university course on this influential and...
  • Instant reaction to Supreme Court ruling

    Editor's note: On social media Monday, people from across the political spectrum weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, which said closely held businesses no longer have to cover contraceptions in their employee health-...
  • Hobby Lobby ruling: Bad for women's rights, bad for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

     Hobby Lobby ruling: Bad for women's rights, bad for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act
    In ruling 5 to 4 that "closely held" companies can refuse on religious grounds to include contraceptives in their employees' health plans, the Supreme Court has needlessly interfered with an important provision of the Affordable Care Act. And it has...
  • Fill the cart or boycott Hobby Lobby?

    This week's Supreme Court ruling involving arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby has evoked strong emotions from consumers and has sparked a number of online debates. Some call for a boycott of the retailer. Others praise it for standing up for its owners'...
  • What the Hobby Lobby ruling means to people of faith

    To the editor: Reading The Times' disagreement with the Supreme Court ruling, which said corporations like Hobby Lobby don't have to provide their employees with insurance that covers some contraceptives at no extra cost, made me wonder why it was not...
  • Protesters, patrons clash outside Burbank Hobby Lobby

    Protesters, patrons clash outside Burbank Hobby Lobby
    Between 20 and 30 protesters confronted shoppers walking into the new Hobby Lobby on Victory Boulevard in Burbank Friday morning, upset over a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed the company to exempt certain contraceptives from employees'...
  • LBJ's second great battle: Enforcing the Civil Rights Act

    When Lyndon Johnson became president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, so closely had he played his political cards that nobody was exactly sure what he believed in. Very quickly, the surprising answer became clear: civil rights. Johnson went...
  • BPD's Youth Academy holds graduation ceremony

    Fifteen teens graduated Thursday from the Burbank Police Department's Youth Academy, a five-week program that includes physical training, lectures on law enforcement and mock job interviews. Among the graduates was Yasmin Garcia, who, after surviving...
  • Military and economy, rich, and church: Letters

    Military and economy Recently, the Sentinel announced that some local jobs would be cut due to the lack of military funding. There's no doubting the sense of despair coming from those caught directly in the middle of this; for if your livelihood has...
  • U.S. penalizes lenders over maternity-related mortgage discrimination

    U.S. penalizes lenders over maternity-related mortgage discrimination
    It doesn't get much publicity compared with other home mortgage issues, but it appears to be a persistent problem: Lenders and mortgage insurers allegedly delay or deny loan applications when a borrower is pregnant or heading for maternity leave....
  • Lynda A. Yost, corporate pioneer

    Lynda A. Yost, corporate pioneer
    Lynda A. Yost traded the bonnets of her Iowa childhood for a bow-tie blouse as she reached adulthood in the late 1960s. Earning an MBA at Loyola University in Chicago, she worked for Jack Welch in the silicone products division at General Electric;...