There is some good news today, May 27th: the Golden Gate Bridge celebrates a birthday, a bigger Berkeley Bowl opens in the East Bay, and SF Zoo residents will no longer freak out about zeppelins. But, of course, the day is still overshadowed by yesterday’s California Supreme Court ruling on Prop 8.


To the dismay of some parents, the Alameda Unified School board approved lessons on gay marriage. ABC7, Chron

Prop 8, Prop 8, Prop 8

Prop 8 supporters are (obviously) happy with yesterday’s verdict. Chron

The Mormon church, in particular, is so pleased that it gets its own article. Chron

Newsom was calm rather than cocky re: yesterday’s Prop 8 decision. Chron

SF Weekly determines the winners and losers of the Supreme Court ruling. SF Weekly

Prop 8. fight may go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. ABC7

There were marches in San Francisco… (for those of you living under a rock) ABC7

And also, protests in more conservative areas like San Jose. ABC7

The Castro replaced rainbows with somber black. ABC7

The S.F. city attorney’s thoughts on Prop. 8 ruling: disappointing, but could have been worse. Chron

Wedded gay couples say their feelings are “bittersweet, but much more bitter than sweet.” Chron

The Governor told Jay Leno that he thinks Prop 8. will eventually be overturned. Chron

Chron thinks S.F. protests following the ruling were “comparatively tepid.” Chron


Happy 72nd Birthday, Golden Gate Bridge!

State legislators would like to have more control over the UC system.

S.F. supes would like more power over Muni.

Berkeley Bowl West is set to open next week.


Budget problems are determining San Jose’s landscape.

For recession-related help, dial 211


A young man in Alameda will go to jail for 51 years for shooting a friend to death.


SF Zoo animal dwellers can breathe sighs of relief: the zeppelins that were flying over the Zoo, resulting in “self-inflicted injuries” and general pandemonium amidst the animals, have changed their flight pattern

S.F. chamber of commerce has expanded their political action committee.

Someone out there won 115,644 in the lottery but hasn’t claimed it – is it YOU?

Who will be the next chief of police?

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