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  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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: Protect Planned Parenthood, women's rights

    We face a frontal assault by many in Congress on every woman's right to determine her own destiny and to access basic reproductive health-care services. Broad access to essential health care and preventive services, like breast health care, cervical...
  • Mailbag: Area clergy back Planned Parenthood

    We write as leaders of faith in Orange County who profoundly care about our community. As clergy, we have a unique perspective on the lives of women, men and families. In recent years especially, we've seen our congregants lose their jobs — and...
  • Mailbag: Clergy wrong about Planned Parenthood

    The bold headline from the April 1 Mailbag was as startling as it was disturbing ("Area Clergy Back Planned Parenthood"). I have read with interest the occasional views expressed by some of these clergy in the Daily Pilot's faith columns, but this jointly...
  • Mailbag: Planned Parenthood's services are vital

    I was very upset to read the letter from Peggy Normandin, "Mailbag: Clergy wrong about Planned Parenthood" (April 5). There are serious inaccuracies in this letter about Planned Parenthood that I would like to correct. First, Planned Parenthood is not-...
  • Mailbag: Off-season lifeguards essential to saving lives

    To cut the permanent staff of lifeguards in Newport Beach as a guise for saving money is the stupidest thing I have ever heard ("Off-season lifeguards may be reduced," April 19). Between Councilwoman Leslie Daigle, Chief Mike Morgan and City Manager...
  • 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,...
  • Retail Therapy: Join the Block party at Brea

    New kid on the block: Brea Mall will host a collaborative Shopping Block party with Refinery29 from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday on the mall's lower level. Cult favorite shopping website Refinery29 will bring its style into the physical world for a curated...