DOMESTIC PARTNERS IN CALIFORNIA….It’s true that California sometimes seems like loon central, and it’s also true that Sacramento is almost completely disfunctional. Still, there are times when it seems like it’s the only sane state in the union. Here’s the latest advance for gay rights in the Golden State:

Businesses that provide discounts, special services or other privileges to married couples must extend the same rights and benefits to same-sex couples registered as state domestic partners, the California Supreme Court decided 6-0 Monday.

Hooray for California!