| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The Medical Board of California has launched an investigation into a string of 16 fatal overdoses tied to powerful narcotics prescribed by a prominent Orange County physician.
Dr. Van Vu, a pain management specialist in Huntington Beach, was featured in...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Julian St. John's portrait "Crucifix Dreamz" looks lonely and haunted, not unlike the circumstances that created it.
The image, mostly in blue pen, features a bearded man with ringed, blood-shot eyes staring almost vacantly at the viewer. Over his white...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:05 PM
While the benefits of vaccines in preventing certain diseases is well-documented, a growing number of parents in coastal Orange County school districts, including Laguna Beach and Newport-Mesa, are excluding their children from certain recommended...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Being separated by an ocean and having never met didn't stop Yvonne Vohl from offering a lifeline to Karen Castelblanco.
Castelblanco, 42, of Huntington Beach, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and received a bone-marrow transplant from Vohl, 41, of...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:43 AM
This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change."
A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:58 PM
A gun-wielding thief took $290 worth of prescription medication from a woman after she left a Laguna Beach drug store last week, Laguna Beach police said.
The uninjured woman, a 27-year-old Laguna Beach resident, came to the police station Tuesday to...
| Mar 12, 2012
F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84.
Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in Corona del Mar of complications from Parkinson'...
| Feb 22, 2012
Roy J. Britten, a Caltech biologist who discovered that the mammalian genome includes large quantities of repetitive DNA sequences that do not serve as blueprints for genes, has died. He was 92.
Britten, who had pancreatic cancer, died Jan. 21 at his...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 8:18 PM
Next time you're out there, straddling your board, waiting for the next set, take a long, deep breath.
On Aug. 6, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold its fourth annual Pipeline to a Cure gala at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Laguna Beach police have arrested a suspect in connection to a string of commercial burglaries targeting sellers of Native American jewelry.
Jeffrey Todd Stark, 51, was taken into custody outside his Corona del Mar home Thursday morning after a DNA...