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  • Hobby Lobby ruling fuels political and legal uncertainty

    WASHINGTON Across the country, women, employers, insurers and health care advocates are trying to adjust to the new legal landscape created by the Supreme Court's decision allowing some for-profit corporations to deny contraceptive coverage to employees,...
  • Schiff calls Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling 'setback for women's health'

    Schiff calls Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling 'setback for women's health'
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), whose district office is located about a mile from where a Hobby Lobby store will open on Friday, criticized the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the arts-and-crafts supply retailer to pay insurance covering...
  • Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby

    Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby
    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...
  • Hobby Lobby plans new store in Virginia Beach

    Hobby Lobby plans new store in Virginia Beach
    Hobby Lobby plans to open a new store in Virginia Beach this fall.  The home decor and crafts chain has been recently embroiled in a Supreme Court case regarding health care choices. (You can read more about that at dailypress.com).  The Virginia...
  • Burbank man runs 86 miles for young cancer patients

    Burbank man runs 86 miles for young cancer patients
    Burbank resident Roy Wiegand spent Independence Day running 86 miles to raise money for children battling cancer and their families. At 2 a.m. Friday morning, the ultra-distance runner began his journey at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, subsequently...
  • In 2014, why are women still struggling to get basic care? [Commentary]

    In 2014, why are women still struggling to get basic care? [Commentary]
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a troubling ruling in favor of two corporations that argued that they should not have to provide insurance coverage for their employees' birth control because of the business owners' personal religious beliefs....
  • Veteran files lawsuit against city of Burbank claiming age, sex discrimination

    A 48-year-old military veteran is suing the city of Burbank claiming age and sex discrimination after he was passed over last year for a job as a dispatcher with the city, records show. Last year, Toluca Lake resident Michael Naylor applied,...
  • Supreme Court divide riles political parties [Commentary]

    Supreme Court divide riles political parties [Commentary]
    "If the Supreme Court will not protect women's access to health care, then Democrats will. ... It's time that five men on the Supreme Court stop deciding what happens to women." — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Such over-the-top rhetoric will...
  • Fall completion set for The Crosslands

    Fall completion set for The Crosslands
    Williams Co. Southeast is working toward a fall completion of the first phase of The Crosslands in Kissimmee, one of the largest retail centers to be built in the region in recent years. The Orlando-based contractor is underway on the $30 million...
  • Hobby Lobby decision a case for Supreme Court term limits [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby decision a case for Supreme Court term limits [Letter]
    The inane Hobby Lobby decision clearly shows it is time to set term limits for the judges of the Supreme Court ("Corporations vs. people," June 30). It is time to get rid of Justice Antonin Scalia — the smuggest among the high court's nine, and...
  • July 7 Letters: Hobby Lobby, Obama's authority, Redskins

    Right to object The term contraceptive is the combining of two words, i.e., "contra" which has the meaning "against." The term, "ceptive," of course is short for the full-term conception — the merging of a male sperm with a female egg. Thus a...