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California Newspaper Saturday Editions Go Big With Same-Sex Marriage But Red Bluff Paper's Front Page Ignores History

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- California can be seen as something of a political microcosm of the United States, with predominantly liberal residents hugging the coasts and high country and a higher concentration of conservatives in the Great Central Valley and foothills.

Friday's historic ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which made same-sex marriage the law of the land affecting all citizens was one of those events that can't be overlooked, so most California newspapers -- as well as those across the country -- played the decision and local reactions to it high on their front pages.

San Francisco Chronicle Front Page
Front page of the San Francisco Chronicle for Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

From Orange County to Eureka and Bakersfield to Chico, the state's front pages were emblazoned with rainbow flags, group hugs and jubilant crowds.

But editors at the Red Bluff Daily News were apparently unimpressed by Friday's landmark ruling, making no mention of it whatsoever on the front page of their paper's Saturday edition.

Red Bluff Daily News
Red Bluff Daily News front page for Sat. June 27, 2015. (image via

Below, are some front pages from California newspapers whose editors have a less idiosyncratic view of what constitutes "news."

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury Front Page
San Jose Mercury News front page for Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield Californian Front Page
The Bakersfield Californian, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Eureka Times Standard

Eureka Times Standard
Eureka Times Standard, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Stockton Record

Stockton Record Front Page
The Record (Stockton) front page, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Orange County Register

Orange County Register Front Page
Orange County Register, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Marin Independent Journal

Marin IJ Front Page
Marin Independent Journal, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Sacramento Bee

Sacramento Bee Front Page
Sacramento Bee, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz Sentinel Front Page
Santa Cruz Sentinel, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Oakland Tribune

Oakland Tribune Front Page
Oakland Tribune, Sat. June 27, 2015

Modesto Bee

Modesto Bee Front Page
Modesto Bee, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa Times Front Page
Contra Costa Times, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Lodi News-Sentinel

Lodi News-Sentinel Front Page
Lodi News-Sentinel, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Front Page
Los Angeles Times, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico Enterprise-Record Front Page
Chico Enterprise-Record, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Monterey Herald

Monterey Herald Front Page
Monterey Herald, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Merced Sun-Star

Merced Sun-Star Front Page
Merced Sun-Star, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via

Fresno Bee

Fresno Bee Front Page
Fresno Bee, Sat. June 27, 2015. (via
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