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  • Mailbag: Recall the dangerous time before Roe v. Wade

    Let me share with you what it was like before Roe vs. Wade, when abortion was illegal in every state. Contraception was legal in New York, but not in some other states. I was fortunate to have never had an unwanted pregnancy, thanks to contraceptives...
  • Commentary: Use of fetal tissue is truly being 'pro-life'

    I feel compelled to write regarding Lynne Riddle's commentary on Planned Parenthood ("Planned Parenthood getting a bad rap," July 31) and the responses from other letter writers. Without getting into the veracity of the current accusations against...
  • Mailbag: Planned Parenthood is missing the point

    After reading a few recent editorials regarding Planned Parenthood, I looked at the group's website and its 2013-14 annual report. Out of about $1.3 billion in 2013-14 annual revenue, $528 million (40%) was subsidized by the U.S. government. The federal...
  • Commentary: Planned Parenthood getting a bad rap

    Like you, I've heard and read about Planned Parenthood's supposed glee at selling "baby parts" on a shadowy, dark market. I was shocked, disheartened, bewildered. It all sounds so gruesome and heartless. A personal reassessment of my beliefs seemed to be...
  • Mailbag: Questions surround use of fetal tissue

    I don't know if Planned Parenthood is getting a bad rap, but I wanted to comment on several of the statements in this piece ("Commentary: Planned Parenthood getting a bad rap," Aug. 1): "Planned Parenthood treats every one of its clients with respect...
  • Biz News: New food locations opening

    Grand opening set for Island Hotel gourmet collection The Island Hotel in Newport Beach will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday to introduce its gourmet Market Place in the hotel's renovated lobby. Tastes of some of the house...
  • 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...
  • Hannah Elisabeth Flynn

    Hannah Elisabeth Flynn
    HANNAH ELISABETH FLYNN Hannah Elisabeth Flynn of Balboa Island, California was 86 years old when she passed away peacefully on February 16, 2012. She was born in Los Angeles, California on October 13, 1925 to parents Gilbert and Londa Conklin, joining...
  • Commentary: 'RepubLiars' do not want pre-election job growth

    We cannot solve our nation's daunting problems with tedious repetition of half-truths, fabrications and discredited policies that held sway during a period of six years when Republicans had full control of both Congressional houses and the White House....
  • 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...
  • Romney speaks during fundraiser at Segerstrom center

    Romney speaks during fundraiser at Segerstrom center
    While Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spoke at a private fundraiser Monday evening in Costa Mesa, a small group of mostly Planned Parenthood supporters protested outside. The former Massachusetts governor's appearance at the Renée and Henry...