| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Demonstrators said they will gather Thursday outside a prominent Newport Beach hospital to protest its decision to halt elective abortions.
Hoag Hospital’s decision was announced after it partnered with a Catholic healthcare provider, though...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:04 PM
When Hoag Hospital announced this spring it would no longer provide elective abortions, officials at the esteemed Orange County medical center said the decision was made because of low demand.
But records and interviews show the decision was closely...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The White House has smartly reversed its opposition to allowing girls of all ages to buy the Plan B One-Step contraceptive pill over-the-counter. The Obama administration still resists the sale of cheaper, more generic versions of the emergency...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Supreme Court settled one of the biggest legal fights over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) by ruling last year that its requirement that virtually every adult American obtain insurance was constitutional. But...
| Jun 25, 2013
Re "Devious ban on abortion at Hoag," Column, June 23
How reprehensible that officials at Hoag Hospital in Orange County blatantly lied when they stated that the discontinuation of abortion services had nothing to do with the hospital's merger with...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:13 AM
On the 40th anniversary Tuesday of Roe vs. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion, anti-abortion activists in Orange County held a protest outside a Planned Parenthood office. Six people were scheduled to speak at the protest,...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Sheriff's detectives are continuing to investigate a brawl at a punk-rock concert at the Alpine Village Center in unincorporated Torrance that left one man dead and another wounded on Sunday....
| Jan 21, 2013
| 10:02 AM
A three-alarm fire ripped through a Mountain View High School cafeteria before firefighters were able to knock down the blaze....
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:13 AM
COMMENTARY Arnold Schwarzenegger's recent decision to return as executive editor of Muscle & Fitness and Flex magazines makes one thing ......
| May 7, 2013
At an investment conference last week, Harvard historian Niall Ferguson created a huge mess for himself. He glibly speculated that maybe because economist John Maynard Keynes was a childless, "effete" homosexual, he embraced a doctrine that favored...
| May 31, 2013
A self-described "loud-mouthed Irish priest" ("And may they carve it on my gravestone!" he once quipped), the Rev. Andrew M. Greeley rejected a conventional definition of his vocation.
Denied a parish, the Roman Catholic priest created his own pulpits...