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Ethics

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  • The God Squad: Medical ethics issue sparks questions

    Q: I have a question regarding prolonging life. My mom had a stroke and the doctor insisted she'd have pain without a feeding tube. I don't believe this is true. In any case, do I have a moral obligation to have a feeding tube inserted when there's no...
  • Check It Out: Prepare yourself for the zombie apocalypse

    Once a fringe genre, zombie fiction and movies have certainly been on the rise. From the classic slow-moving, shambling horror of George Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" to the fast-paced, rage-filled terror of Danny Boyle's "28 Days Later," the theme...
  • Conti on his game

    IRVINE — A short time after guiding his team to a momentous comeback win, Steve Conti was showered with water as he spoke with reporters outside of the Irvine Valley College gym. Some of Conti's Corona del Mar High boys' volleyball players...
  • Mansoor named to panels

    Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) was assigned to serve on four committees and one sub-committee for the 2011-12 regular session. The former Costa Mesa mayor will serve as co-chairman of the newly formed Assembly Ethics Committee with...
  • The God Squad: Who knew hoops could teach spiritual lesson?

    Q: I play basketball at a local gym. You pay to belong. Four-on-four pick-up: you win, you keep playing. Certain guys are just horrible, beyond belief; if you get stuck with one of them, you're playing three on four. They have every right to play, yet...
  • On Theater: A marvelously manic 'Midsummer' at SCR

    On Theater: A marvelously manic 'Midsummer' at SCR
    Shakespeare still packs 'em in. There wasn't a vacant seat in sight at the opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at South Coast Repertory — and after word gets out, there'll likely be few throughout the run. The Bard's most visually attractive,...
  • Hill endorses Daigle, blasts Bob Rush

    Newport Beach Councilman Rush Hill on Monday endorsed Councilwoman Leslie Daigle in her bid for state Assembly and strongly criticized one of her opponents in the race, Democrat Robert "Bob" Rush. Hill stated in a press release issued by the Daigle...
  • Community Commentary: City Council should listen to constituents

    The Costa Mesa city charter, if adopted by the voters, needs to adequately protect the right of the citizens for sound government. Yet, every so often some folks want to play with different rules and not to listen to the voices of the people. We need to...
  • On Faith: A small bit of light pushes away darkness

    Hanukkah commemorates the collision of two great cultures, the conflict between Hellenism and Judaism. As Jewish people celebrate the 2,176th anniversary of that battle in ancient Judea, we focus on the light of Jerusalem overcoming the dark spirit of...
  • Costa Mesa police chief resigns in protest

    Costa Mesa police chief resigns in protest
    COSTA MESA — Publicly opposing a proposal to reduce the size of the city's Police Department, interim Police Chief Steve Staveley resigned in protest Monday. In an interview with the Daily Pilot and a memo widely circulated at City Hall, Staveley...
  • Apodaca: Academic competition partly to blame for cheating

    Are we raising a generation of cheaters? By many indications, it would appear so. We hear stories, seemingly on a daily basis, about kids displaying varying levels of academic dishonesty. Just last week, three students at Palos Verdes High School made...
  • On Faith: Reflections on years of teaching

    Teaching is a profoundly ethical and spiritual activity that demands courage and unflagging dedication. It affects the minds and spirits of students from pre-K through grad school in a transformative manner. As I reflect on my own life of teaching and...