Don't know if you saw the horrific overhead video from an eight-vehicle collision in Fullerton late Thursday afternoon that left one driver dead and sent five other people to the hospital with injuries. But the crash prompted Weekly contributor Brandon Ferguson to grab his camera and head to the s ... More >>
State officials fined St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton $100,000 for a mistake in record-keeping that led to the removal of the wrong kidney from a patient. It was the hospital's fifth administrative penalty, according to the California Department of Public Health.
In June 2010, Edward Quinonez was standing on a public sidewalk smoking a cigarette when Fullerton Police Department officers conducted a traffic stop nearby. Officer Kenton Hampton didn't like Quinonez watching the incident and so he ordered the man, who was standing 20 feet away, to "move along." ... More >>
Doctor-patient confidentiality? Not so much at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton and Mission Hospital in Laguna Beach. The two hospitals accidentally made the medical records of more than 21,000 patients publicly searchable on the web. Names, lab results, medications, allergies, body mass inde ... More >>
Long before officers beat Kelly Thomas to death, the city's cops ran roughshod over anyone and everyone
UPDATE, AUG. 2, 5:37 P.M.: Officer Daniel Ackerman, who died early Saturday after physical exercises the previous morning, will be memorialized with full law enforcement funeral honors and in accordance with his family's wishes, the Buena Park Police Department announced.Public viewing will be 5 ... More >>
Something will be missing from the morning commutes, after the death of a 90-year old man who paid it forward during his morning routine, which uplifted Placentia residents just as their days begun.Twenty people stood at the corner of Alta Vista Street and Rose Drive Wednesday duplicating a morn ... More >>
That's right, coming in at No. 137 is "Hiking Naked in Remote, Cactus-Covered Hills."
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local crimes and police calls--now with waaaaaay more armed robberies, bike-riding/-taking bandits and indoor pot busts. MONDAY, NOV. 16Wee Hour Party Goes to Pot During a party in a home in the 700 block of Maplewood Avenue in Fullerton, a resident whipp ... More >>
Hey, juvies, it's our weekly Weekly round-up of Orange County police calls . . .MONDAY, JUNE 29 The pre-vandalized Scott BorasAnyone Fitting the Description of a Major League Baseball Team Owner Spotted Outside Before the Crime? The windows of super-agent Scott Boras' Land Rover were vandalized whil ... More >>
marosh / Flickr / Creative CommonsThis might sting a little.St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton and UCI Medical Center in Irvine will both face administrative fines from the California Department of Public Health, the department announced today. Each fine is $25,000, and comes as a result of "a det ... More >>
If the nuns in charge of the St. Joseph Health System are so pro-labor,why are some of their employees determined to unionize?
Catholic hospital tries to counter campaign by nurses union