California gay marriages begin today

at 5 p.m. Pacific time (8 p.m. Eastern). You can watch live coverage from around the state at this TV station's website.

The first same-sex marriage legally performed in San Francisco, at 5:01 p.m. Pacific, will join Phyllis Lyon, 87, and Del Martin, 84. They have been together for 55 years.

Congratulations to the newlyweds!