| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:04 PM
California is home to 5 million Medicare beneficiaries. Our senior citizens deserve quality healthcare at a fair price. However, a new panel in Washington, D.C., is jeopardizing their care.
The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is a 15-person,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Immigration and government surveillance will be major topics this weekend on Sunday morning programs.
ABC's "This Week" talks to Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. A foreign...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 3:56 AM
WASHINGTON - Jackie Walorski mentions bipartisanship frequently in an interview in her congressional office. And she's for it.
Surprise? It shouldn't be. But it could be for two segments of the electorate back in Indiana's 2nd Congressional District,...
| May 18, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Consider Sunday the last opportunity for awhile to watch a Turkish folk dance, try a manti (Turkish dumpling) or take a picture with a soldier guarding a replica of the Trojan Horse.
Turkey came to the Orange County Fairgrounds this weekend for the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Rep. Loretta Sanchez and her husband dance along the "fiscal cliff" in this year's holiday greeting. The congresswoman said she hopes a little humor will be a way to "break the ice" as officials negotiate ways to avoid automatic spending cuts and tax rate...
| May 20, 2012
Tom Fuentes, whose forceful leadership of the Orange County Republican Party confirmed it as an epicenter of GOP fundraising and political clout, has died. He was 63.
Fuentes died late Friday at his home in Lake Forest, family spokeswoman Kathy...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:21 PM
David Jenkins retired from the military last December. He went back to school to pursue his master's degree in organizational leadership but still sought help with transitioning back into civilian life.
That's when the Reboot Workshop stepped in.
| May 11, 2012
| 6:11 PM
It was a spectacular evening on the Orange Coast for public television.
On May 5, PBS SoCal celebrated its 5th annual fundraising gala. Estimated proceeds came in at $852,000. The impressive sum will benefit the KOCE-TV Foundation, which finds its...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Re. "Newport completes lower-bay dredging," Feb. 15:
An article by reporter Jill Cowan in the Daily Pilot highlights the completion of the Lower Bay (Newport Harbor) dredging.
As I stated in the article, it was a "long, hard road to complete the big...
| Nov 9, 2011
Harry Pachon, a scholar-activist who helped focus national attention on the needs and traits of a growing Latino population, particularly in politics and education, has died. He was 66.
Pachon, the longtime president of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:39 PM
In defrauding at least 50 politicians and others of more than $7 million, campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee spun a tangled financial web to cover her business payroll and mortgage payments and try to stay ahead of investigators, while also paying......
| Sep 3, 2011
| 9:35 PM
federal authorities have arrested a Burbank-based campaign treasurer for a number of Democratic politicians, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Loretta Sanchez....