See Update No. 2 on page 2 about employee absenteeism being up significantly but surgeries only being slightly down, with UCI Medical Center officials vowing, "We're taking care of the patients we need to take care of." Update No. 1 on the next page has UC official claiming the two-day strike of pat ... More >>
The chief justice of the California Supreme Court will deliver the commencement address at UC Irvine School of Law on May 11. Fortunately, the UCI School of Law has informed the Weekly who that is: Tani Cantil-Sakauye. Truth be told, Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye was sworn in on Jan. 3, 2011, becoming t ... More >>
Scott DekraaiThe list of local tragedies that might have been averted by Laura's Law is growing. Yesterday's post focused on a county-drafted and rather negative report on Laura's Law, which was thrust into the spotlight after the tragic beating death of Kelly Thomas, who suffered from ... More >>
Shortly before midnight on Dec. 30, 1997, George Eugene Cross
knocked on the door of an Anaheim apartment, waking a 17-year-old girl sleeping inside. When she opened the door, Cross told the girl her mother owed him money. When she informed Cross her mother was not home, he
asked to wait inside ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioState attorney general wannabe John Eastman's Kodak moment at the California Republican Assembly convention in Buena Park last month.The two Orange County Republicans who want to be California's next attorney general lost their respective ballot-designation disputes-- ... More >>
(photo by Christopher Victorio)Newcomer Pham (right) came within one vote of blocking Tran's (left) CRA endorsementInside a packed Costa Mesa hotel ballroom yesterday, Orange County's most enthusiastic conservative political activists met to hear candidate speeches and issue endorsements while pa ... More >>
Is the public entitled to know who has been granted police powers in California?
Or are cops entitled to, as they claim, near-national-security-level secrecy about such basic information as their names and what department employs them?
These were the type of questions the California Supreme Court ... More >>