| Jun 24, 2014
Now that school is out, gardening with your kids is a great opportunity for summer learning and fun as well as shared family time. As any gardener knows, you find out a lot about nature as you watch the plant......
| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Between 20 and 30 protesters confronted shoppers walking into the new Hobby Lobby on Victory Boulevard in Burbank Friday morning, upset over a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed the company to exempt certain contraceptives from employees'...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:56 AM
We can stop pretending the Hobby Lobby case is about the sanctity of life now.
Now that Forbes and Mother Jones and CBS News and dozens of other outlets have reported that Hobby Lobby's employee retirement plan invests millions in companies that...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Close to a hundred protesters descended on Hobby Lobby in Burbank Monday, chanting and waving posters, crafting IUDs out of colorful pipe cleaners, and handing out coupons and gift cards to competing craft stores to protest a recent U.S. Supreme Court...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:11 PM
A federal judge turned part-time blogger who garnered unwanted national attention this week after using a profane expression to tell the Supreme Court to, effectively, "shut up" has decided to take his own advice and shut up for a while.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:55 AM
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA, has backed a Democratic response to the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.
The court's decision said that closely held companies - those without a lot of shareholders - don't have to offer insurance policies...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:05 AM
To the editor: When the Supreme Court handed down its Hobby Lobby decision, I was glad — glad because it would be the start of our country realizing how insane it is to link business and healthcare. ("The Hobby Lobby case proves the necessity of...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case was confined specifically to exempting some employers from having to pay for medications or procedures that terminate a pregnancy after conception ("Court sides with employers in contraception case," June...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The old Orchard Supply Hardware in Burbank sits half a mile from my former home on Reese Place. Despite its convenient location, it never failed to have more than half of what I needed for any project, forcing me to trudge another couple miles to the Home...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:29 PM
On Tuesday, Descanso Gardens offered the public a free water-wise gardening class and demonstration as part of its ongoing “Get Dirty” series, which included a tour of low-water plants on the garden property.
The lesson on how to conserve...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If you read news articles about a post-Hobby Lobby dispute at the Supreme Court over contraception coverage, you might think that there is an official position of “female Supreme Court justice.” Typical was the lead of this July 3 New York...