The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 26, 2005

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A measure to legalize same-sex marriage in California wins approval by an assembly committee on a party line vote…opponents say it violates a five year old ballot initiative restricting marriage to a man and a woman…

A new report documents an increase in violent hate crimes against bay area gays and lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people…

A state plan to power a million California homes and business with solar energy wins bi partisan approval…

Closing arguments in the third pepper spray trial…anti logging activists are hoping to finally win their case against Humboldt county law
enforcement officials…

Senate majority leader Bill Frist and the White House say they want votes on all seven of president Bush’s judicial nominees blocked by Democrats —
not just some as suggested by Democrats in a possible compromise.

The Oakland teachers union is representing a no vote tomorrow on a tentative contract with the state administered Oakland school district…