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  • Biz News: An app for hailing a cab

    Hailing a taxi in Orange County just got a little easier. A taxi request app for smartphones, Flywheel, expanded service to some cities in Orange County, including Irvine, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Costa Mesa. The app allows users to call...
  • Reader Report: Roe v. Wade marks 41 years

    Reader Report: Roe v. Wade marks 41 years
    Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards told a crowd of more than 250 supporters Wednesday in Newport Beach that the fight to uphold abortion rights must continue because women's health and lives are at stake. "We won the battle in 1973 with Roe...
  • Commentary: Hoag is free to make its own choice on abortion

    Once again the pro-abortion contingent (pro-choice is far too gentile) is using the religion card as a toll to discount Hoag Hospital's decision on elective abortions. They accuse the Hoag board of conspiring in a "covert" manner regarding their new...
  • Abortion advocates challenge Hoag ban

    Hoag Hospital's decision to stop performing elective abortions in the wake of its affiliation with a Catholic health-care group has sparked an outcry among women's rights advocates, who say the move diminishes access to high-quality reproductive care....
  • Mailbag: Democratic women's club opposes ban

    As the president of the Newport Beach Women's Democratic Club, I have received much feedback from my members who are confused, upset and outraged by last week's decision by the Hoag Board to eliminate "direct abortions." In the documents I have reviewed,...
  • Mailbag: Two opposing views on abortion ban

    Hoag made the right call Re. "Mailbag: Abortion ban at our hospital is 'unconscionable' May 31: I disagree with both of the ladies who took the time to express their displeasure over Hoag Hospital's recent decision to no longer perform elective...
  • Mailbag: Abortion ban at our hospital is 'unconscionable'

    As a resident of Newport Beach for 40 years, I was shocked and hugely disappointed to read that Hoag Hospital has decided to eliminate a patient's medical option to have an elective abortion performed at what I have always considered to be my...
  • Commentary: Hoag is committed to women's health

    The recently completed affiliation between Hoag Hospital and St. Joseph Health (SJH) was the result of a thoughtful process by both organizations and their boards of directors. Our combined purpose was to create a collaborative network of care —...
  • Commentary: Hoag abortion ban is a step backward

    Earlier this month, Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach announced to its staff that its physicians would no longer be able to perform elective abortions at the hospital ("Hoag: no more elective abortions," May 8). This came as a surprise to some of its...
  • Hoag to no longer perform elective abortions

    In a letter to affiliated physicians and staff, Hoag Hospital announced that elective abortions will no longer be performed at the Newport Beach facility because of the low number of procedures done annually. The decision was based on a review of...
  • HAL LEHMAN

    HAL LEHMAN
    HAL LEHMAN May 8, 1918 - February 26, 2013 Hal Lehman, 94, a 55-year resident of Newport Beach, died peacefully after a long illness, at his Lido Isle home, surrounded by family on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Hal, the only surviving son of Gladys and...
  • Mailbag: Watch out for the street sweeper change

    Having lived as a renter in Corona del Mar for six years, I have been accustomed to waiting for the Tuesday, Wednesday street sweeper to pass by and then move my car to the opposite side of Fourth Avenue. This is what happened on Wednesday, June 29. I,...