Michael Hiltzik

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Is AG Kamala Harris the Wicked Witch of Western Abortions in Hoag's Pact with St. Joe's?

    An anti-abortion news site is reporting (and a Catholic news site is picking up) an allegation that California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris may either stop the recent partnership between a Catholic healthcare provider and Hoag Hospital or force the Newport Beach medical center to perform aborti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    William Ruehle, Ex-Broadcom CFO, Shares His Amazing Government Persecution Story at UCI

    "Something happened," William J. Ruehle matter-of-factly tells UC Irvine law students, who spent Wednesday's lunch hour being mesmerized by the former Broadcom chief financial officer's dissection of his virtual lynching by overzealous federal prosecutors. That something was a 2006 report by a Unive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    LA Times Spews OC Great Park Bull

    Great Park or Great Home Park?​Michael Hiltzik's Nov. 30 Los Angeles Times article, "Putting the Green in Orange County Great Park," is the kind of journalism that delights Larry Agran, the controversial politician running Southern California's largest public works project in decades. Hiltzik didn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2006

    Paranoia Roundup: Immigration edition

    This will come as no surprise, but Aliso Viejo's Jim Gilchrist, founder of the Minutemen (not the immortal patriotic heroes of Lexington and Concord– Jim's are the flabby guys who have figured out how to combine xenophobia and birdwatching by scanning the horizon for Mexicans instead of great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2006

    Daycare for Political Hacks

    They say that children are our future, but just in case they're wrong, Orange County is investing heavily in political hacks. In his "Golden State" column today, LA Times business columnist Michael Hiltzik takes a look at OC's First5 commission, which is charged with spending the money from the toba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2006

    We Agree with Hugh Hewitt--But He's Still an Ass

    Uber-blogger/radio host Hugh Hewitt doesn't like a lot of things: liberals, liberal journalists, liberal movies, liberal societal mores--and now, liberal oldies. Hewitt tells readers on Jan. 3 that KRTH-FM 101.1's Top 300 Songs of All Time countdown over the New Year's weekend was the "Worst Top 300 ... More >>

  • News

    February 5, 2004

    This Little Piggy Whores for Markets

    Times ignores striking grocery workers, then blasts them in op-ed, business pages

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Dear Bill

    What Gates should be reading this summer