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West Hollywood scores legal win on housing fee

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The U.S. Supreme Court Oct. 30 declined to hear a case challenging the city’s inclusionary housing fee, letting stand a decision by the California Court of Appeal in favor of the city. The city’s inclusionary housing policy requires 20 percent of new residential multi-unit projects to be set aside for households earning…

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Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide

WASHINGTON — In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a victory that until very recently would have seemed unthinkable. In a 5-4 ruling, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority with the four liberal justices. Each…

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