See the update at the end of page 5 on the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department defending the use of "hot gas," which could have sparked the cabin fire, on the suspect.ORIGINAL POST, FEB. 7, 9:48 A.M.: The word coming out of the Los Angeles Police Department this morning is meant to apply to t ... More >>
An infant who survived his delivery with brain damage but whose twin died is suing Kaiser Permanente and Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) for negligence and medical malpractice from "botched" prenatal, labor, delivery and post-natal care.A dollar amount is not specified in the complaint ... More >>
Looking at a deadlocked jury, an Orange County Superior Court judge in Santa Ana declared a mistrial in the sexual battery case against Dr. David Hung Do on Thursday. Judge James Stotler set a Nov. 9 status hearing and tentative February trial date in the case that accuses the 42-year-old physician ... More >>
Opening statements began today in the criminal trial against Dr. David Hung Do, a former general practitioner accused of sexually assaulting three female patients by touching their breasts and vaginas during routine medical exams at Kaiser Permanente facilities in Anaheim. That should actually read ... More >>
Santa Ana gets a closeup in tonight's HBO documentary The Weight of the Nation.Not that Santa Ana's chamber of commerce is trumpeting the appearance. The documentary is about the obesity epidemic in the United States.
Aflac, Wells Fargo, Farmers Insurance, Kaiser Permanente, National University, The Art Institutes, the University of Phoenix, Forest Lawn Memorial Parks, the Automobile Club of Southern California and United States Customs and Border Protection are among the companies and agencies participating ... More >>
They are nicknamed the "Young Invincibles." Thus tagged by the health insurance industry, they are the demographic of strapping 19- to 29-year-olds who, at 13.7 million strong, constitute the largest group of uninsured in America. Among the least likely to be able to afford coverage, Young ... More >>
Coming to Anaheim Thursday.Kaiser Permanente employees will picket outside the Kaiser Orange County facility Thursday to protest the health behemoth's plans to slash 1,350 jobs in coming months.Kaiser workers in purple shirts are scheduled to chant, carry signs and speak with patients about the e ... More >>
The AFL-CIO convention in Pittrburgh voted last night to endorse single-payer, universal healthcare for all Americans, and rU.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) just trotted out to reporters his bill to provide non-single-payer, non-universal healthcare for not-quite-all Americans. Coincidence? ... More >>
TBN Heads Paul & Jan Crouch: More than 1 billion souls bilked!A thousand apologies to the people who showed up to my scheduled speech on religion in Orange County this Saturday before the Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, Orange County chapter. Just half an hour before my ... More >>
The National Alliance on Mental Illness/Orange County's second Veterans Front Line Conference--which sheds light on the "gathering storm" of thousands of U.S. military service personnel returning to the States with depression and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)--runs from 9 a.m. to noon Saturd ... More >>
Orange County Register: The Catch restaurant and sports bar that had been in the shadow of Angel Stadium for 32 years before closing in February 2008 will reopen even closer to the Big A. . . . While noting highway deaths dropped nearly 10 percent locally and nationwide, the Reg unveils a map s ... More >>
The LA City Attorney's office moved quickly to clarify the story that appeared in the print version of the Daily Journal, a legal newspaper, about a schizophrenic man who had been driven 40 miles from College Hospital in Costa Mesa and then mysteriously "dumped" near the Union Rescue Mission on sk ... More >>
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