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  • Women's groups plan protest against Hoag abortion policy

    A coalition of women's groups is planning to protest Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian's recent decision to stop performing elective abortions. Demonstrators from the Orange County chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), the League of...
  • Commentary: Choice? Not for the aborted babies

    As I read all the letters regarding Hoag Hospital's ethical and moral decision to terminate elective abortions, instead of our children, I believe it is time for some truth. It is a scientific, biological, medical and spiritual truth that every...
  • Fundraising a martial art for karate studio

    A Costa Mesa-based karate studio helped to raise $10,000 through a charity golf tournament. Bob White's Karate Studio on Victoria Street hosted the June 18 event, called Golfing For Kids, at the Costa Mesa Country Club. The proceeds will go to Royal...
  • Slain urologist recalled as devoted, caring

    Slain urologist recalled as devoted, caring
    Shortly after 9/11, Dr. Ron Gilbert penned a letter to his sons advising them to live honorable and meaningful lives. "Try not to be bitter about the many unfortunate things that may happen to you in your life," he wrote. "Your response to difficult...
  • Police seek sexual assault suspect

    A man who partially covered his face with a bandanna entered an apartment on Valencia Street in Costa Mesa, confronted an 18-year-old woman with a knife and then sexually assaulted her, police said Thursday. The man, who told the victim to not make...
  • Mesa mourns fallen officer

    Mesa mourns fallen officer
    A murder victim's father described a detective who was as caring as he was skilled. Cops remembered a field officer who mentored rookies. An off-the-job buddy recalled a quick-witted jokester. And the police chief praised his charge's work but took a...
  • Former L.A. teacher from Newport accused of molesting 20 children

    Former L.A. teacher from Newport accused of molesting 20 children
    A former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of committing lewd acts and sexually abusing 20 children and an adult, law enforcement authorities said. Robert Pimentel, 57, of Newport Beach, who taught at...
  • Ex-teacher 'absolutely innocent' of abuse, attorney says

    A former Los Angeles teacher pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he sexually abused several of his students. Robert Pimentel, 57, of Newport Beach, appeared in a Long Beach courtroom Thursday afternoon and entered his not guilty plea. Pimentel...
  • The God Squad: What would you ask the Lord?

    So many readers have shared with me the one question they'd ask God. Thank you! Here's another selection, along with my comments. For the authoritative answers, you're going to just have to wait for The Boss to get around to you. Q. When I was 5 years...
  • Death recommended for O.C. rapist

    A jury recommended the death penalty Wednesday for a Stanton man who strangled, raped and physically assaulted women around Orange County — including a masseuse in a Costa Mesa motel room —according to prosecutors. -------------------- FOR...
  • The God Squad: From across faiths, a blessing for the pope

    The good news is that I did not swear an oath of secrecy. The bad news is that I don't know anything about what went on in the Sistine Chapel and I'm not Catholic. However, my best friend is a priest and I remember tenderly joking with Father Tom...
  • Governor pardons Newport Beach resident

    Gov. Jerry Brown this week pardoned a Newport Beach man for crimes committed in the 1970s and 1980s and praised him as an example of someone who can turn their life around with philanthropic work. Thomas George Pfleger, 61, received a pardon for three...