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  • Attorney general, Hoag Hospital reach accord on abortion

    Attorney general, Hoag Hospital reach accord on abortion
    The state attorney general's office has found that Newport Beach's Hoag Hospital can continue to refuse to provide elective abortions, as long as the hospital helps women access those services elsewhere, according to an agreement released Friday.
  • 'Problem motels' less of a problem

    A task force focusing on quality-of-life issues in Costa Mesa says the city has made progress in curbing the number of times police are called to so-called problem motels. In a report released this week, Costa Mesa's Neighborhood Improvement Task...

    The God Squad: Finding connections in Passover and Easter

    Passover will be celebrated this year beginning on Monday evening, April 14, with the first Seder — the Passover meal. Easter Sunday this year falls on April 20 for all Christian denominations, and although this single Christian date for Easter will...

    Newport says it will fight group home decision

    Newport Beach plans to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision that determined its group home ordinance is discriminatory. City Council members voted unanimously during a closed session meeting Tuesday to pursue the petition,...

    Charity League holds annual fashion show

    Charity League holds annual fashion show
    The junior division of the Newport Beach chapter of National Charity League, a mother-daughter service organization, held its annual fashion show luncheon Saturday at the Balboa Bay Club. Sixth-graders took to the runway alongside professional models...