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  • The broad reach of the narrow Hobby Lobby ruling

    The Supreme Court's decision striking down the contraceptive mandate for family-owned businesses seems narrow, but its implications are broad and disturbing. The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling Monday, held that it violated the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act to require that a family-owned business, technically called a "closely held" corporation, include contraceptive coverage for women in the insurance it provides its employees.
  • Santa Monica firm sells camel's milk as healthful, but pricey, drink

    Santa Monica firm sells camel's milk as healthful, but pricey, drink
    With a plastic white cap and powder blue label, the Desert Farms milk bottle matches the idyllic image of the doorstep milk bottle. But a closer look reveals something a bit different: "Make every day a humpday." It is the lighthearted slogan of...

    James Pitts dies at 93; his research led to cleaner air in California

    James Pitts dies at 93; his research led to cleaner air in California
    James Pitts, an influential smog researcher whose work was used to craft California's pioneering air quality regulations, has died. He was 93. Pitts died in his sleep of natural causes at his Irvine home on June 19, according to his wife, Barbara...

    Smith named OCC athletic director

    Smith named OCC athletic director
    Kevin Smith, who has coached the Orange Coast College men's and women's soccer programs to success in recent years, has been named Pirates Athletic Director, the school announced. Smith, who will continue his soccer coaching duties, will begin his...

    Former student interned in World War II gets high school honors

     Former student interned in World War II gets high school honors
    Don Miyada remembers the classes he took, the carefree days with his high school classmates and the building excitement as graduation day approached. But that moment never arrived. A month before he was to put on his cap and gown and march with the...