| May 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Actor-director Tim Robbins and guitarist Wayne Kramer were among a handful of local cultural leaders to voice their support on Friday for programs that bring the arts to prisons and other correctional facilities around the country.
The event was a...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:42 PM
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A man held two pregnant pharmacy workers at gunpoint Wednesday after demanding powerful prescription painkillers in a note.
Karmen Sefyan, owner of Arianna Medical Pharmacy in Glendale, and a co-worker were alone just after noon inside...
| Apr 9, 2013
It's not enough that medical insurance companies want to dictate how much and what kind of treatment our illnesses deserve.
Now legislators and law enforcement agencies are butting in, trying to curtail the use of high-powered painkillers because too...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
An Orange County pain specialist already in the spotlight over deaths from prescription medications has racked up another patient overdose death.
The coroner has ruled that Wayne Oviatt died in January of a mix of prescription drugs, including morphine,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Time takes a toll on us all, no more so than characters of long-running TV shows. All narrative demands transformation of one sort of another and multiple seasons of revelations, realizations and shifting relationships work like the pounding surf...
| Mar 10, 2013
Soft guitar music played quietly as four high school students moved their microphones into position, forming a tight quadrangle on the small stage. As they readied themselves to perform — junior Jada-Amina Harvey and sophomores Omari Ferrell, Ike...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Marina senior wrestler Colin Navickas has qualified for the CIF State Tournament at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield.
Navickas finished second at 160 pounds at the CIF Southern Section Masters Meet to qualify for the state meet. He reached his weight-class...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:11 PM
The 2013 softball season opened in the past week with several teams in action. Below is a capsule look at teams from Edison, Huntington Beach, Marina, Ocean View and Brethren Christian.
Head Coach: Kim Ensey...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Corona del Mar High's ice hockey club team is playing for a championship Thursday night in, "The Battle of the Beaches."
CdM, a.k.a. the Ice Kings, plays against Edison for the Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League championship in the Varsity 2A...
| Mar 8, 2013
As an ophthalmologist, I am proud to say the citizens of Florida have the best eye care of any state in the country.
This is undoubtedly due to the thousands of outstanding ophthalmologists and optometrists who have been working side by side and in...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:08 PM
In June 2010, Margaret Schoendorf was arrested after she sold an undercover detective 47 painkillers in Orange County.
The same day, agents arrested doctors Roman Mosai and Michael Moyer on charges they were illegally doling out addictive painkillers...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:26 PM
SOUTH BEND — For Scott Mangus, it started innocently enough.
Mangus, a LaPorte native, was in a motorcycle crash in 2004 while spending his college spring break in Thailand. Doctors there prescribed him a narcotic pain medicine for his injuries,...