April 13, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton is a prodigious consumer of information about healthcare, but one document she doesn't seem to have read (or at least profited from) is a Canadian report titled "Once Upon a Time Otherwise, she might not have told campaign audiences about Trina Bachtel, a pregnant Ohio woman without health insurance who, Clinton said, had been turned away twice by a hospital that demanded she pay $100 to be examined.
June 14, 2005 |
Cal State Fullerton's baseball season ended Sunday in a Game 3 super-regional loss to Arizona State that also concluded the Titans' quest for a second consecutive national championship. So now that Fullerton no longer is focusing on finishing No. 1, it can focus on another important number: 14. That's how many Titan players were selected last week in Major League Baseball's amateur draft, tying the record set by Arizona State in 1982.
November 28, 2002 |
I had been teaching all day and was in no mood for chitchat. As I drove toward the gallery near Venice Beach, a selfish fantasy filled my head: I was alone in a brightly lighted room filled with new paintings. My fantasy shattered as I turned a corner and pulled into a line of cars waiting for valet parking. The opening-night crowd spilled out of the gallery's entrance, filled its courtyard and spread across the sidewalk.
January 31, 2002 |
Despite threats to American journalists made by the Pakistani kidnappers of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, executives at major U.S. news organizations said Wednesday that they have no plans to pull their reporters or photographers out of the country. Most said, however, that they have reinforced earlier warnings to their journalists in the region to exercise extreme caution and to take no unnecessary risks.
September 13, 1999 |
More than 670,000 California workers were injured on the job in 1997, the latest year for which statistics are available, and the National Safety Council says that figure is rising. These injuries have broad repercussions, because employees struck down by work-related illness aren't the only ones who suffer. Lost production time and health insurance payouts affect a company's bottom line as well.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 29, 1999
Re "FBI to Probe Fatal Reseda Police Shootings" Aug. 17. The FBI has been called in to investigate the shooting of two robbery suspects, allegedly shot in the back by pursuing police. This brings to mind the caveat placed on all hazardous occupations: Firefighters can be trapped in flames, policemen can die in shootouts, fighter pilots can get shot down, roofers can fall and break their necks, etc. Persons choosing these occupations know this and accept it. Otherwise they pursue other occupations.