Rick Welts: “I don’t know what the concern is. It’s only an issue for those who want to create it.”
There currently are no Latinos, African-Americans or openly gay justices on the state’s high court.
The news in photos from around the Bay Area.
The Downtown Berkeley Association is holding a mass wedding on Valentine’s Day.
The law allows transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms based on their gender identity.
Judges say LGBT jury pool members enjoy the same right to serve on juries as other protected groups.
First Christian bishop to come out as gay, Charles moved to San Francisco and pushed for equality.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone talks sports, same-sex marriage and reaching out to gay Catholics.