Talk Back: Gay marriage bans
Do you think the Supreme Court will find gay marriage bans in several states unconstitutional?

(Tell us why or why not?)
State parks: New funding, better accountability needed to stop decline, new report says

California's venerable state parks -- from sunny Los Angeles beaches to towering redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains -- are under "serious stress" and suffering from declining budgets, shorter hours, higher fees, a $1.3 billion maintenance backlog and outdated technology.  
Suspected Ebola patient hospitalized at U.C. Davis Medical Center
SACRAMENTO -- A patient with symptoms consistent with Ebola infection is being evaluated at the UC Davis Medical Center, state Public Health Department officials said Thursday. 

Stanford: Alleged rape victim 'unresponsive'; swimmer says he kept pants on
According to police reports, both the suspect and victim in an alleged rape behind a Stanford University fraternity party were drinking, the suspect denies raping her but police found her unconscious. 

California, U.S. energy plan to aid apartment dwellers
California Gov. Jerry Brown and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced partnerships Thursday to expand financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy in multifamily, affordable housing. 

Junipero Serra 'very courageous' but not perfect, Jerry Brown says
Gov. Jerry Brown, who once studied to become a Catholic priest, said sainthood for Junipero Serra is up to the pope, but he understands that there is the "subtle point that sometimes is hard to understand: that tragedy and good and evil often are inherent in the same situation."  

Women's purses: Readers divulge the craziest thing they're carrying around

We asked readers to tell us about the craziest thing they have stashed in the handbag. You think you're carting around something wild or funny? Read on. 
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David Letterman wants Jay Leno to appear on show

Former “Tonight Show” host has been invited to appear with old rival before CBS host retires in May.