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  • Reader Report: Roe v. Wade marks 41 years

    Reader Report: Roe v. Wade marks 41 years
    Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards told a crowd of more than 250 supporters Wednesday in Newport Beach that the fight to uphold abortion rights must continue because women's health and lives are at stake. "We won the battle in 1973 with Roe...
  • Seth MacFarlane Endorses Ex-WGA President Patric Verrone's State Senate Run

    "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane and comedian Richard Lewis have endorsed Patric Verrone's campaign for State Senate. Both have worked with Verrone during his career as a TV writer and producer. The former WGA West president announced last month that...
  • Lieu Senate seat draws crowd of interested politicians

    Lieu Senate seat draws crowd of interested politicians
    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ted Lieu’s announcement that he is running for an open congressional seat has sparked interest in his Senate seat from a crowd of possible contenders, including Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi and former Assemblywoman Betsy...
  • Assemblyman Muratsuchi to seek reelection, not Senate seat

    SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) said Thursday he will run for reelection rather than join a crowded field of contenders for a state Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Ted Lieu. Lieu’s decision to run for Congress has...
  • Gender pay equity: Yeah, it's still a problem

    Everybody knows that women commonly get paid less than their male counterparts to do the same work. But does that hold true for highly educated women in the upper reaches of corporate management, including Mary Barra, whom Fortune Magazine ranked No. 1 in...
  • Women's Pay Better — But Still Trails Men's

    Everybody knows that women commonly get paid less than their male counterparts to do the same work. But does that hold true for highly educated women in the upper reaches of corporate management, including Mary Barra, whom Fortune Magazine ranked No. 1 in...
  • Study: Female Movie Stars Paid Significantly Less After Age 34

    Like most industries, the movie biz has long been plagued by age and gender biases. But a recent study suggests that when coupled, age and gender discrimination can yield an even more significant wage gap. According to a study in the Journal of...
  • International Youth Media Summit Tackles Tough Social Issues

    The ninth annual Intl. Youth Media Summit, founded by teachers Evelyn Seubert and James Gleason from Cleveland High School Media Academy in Reseda, Calif., and Aileen Marshall of Screen School in Scotland, brings together young filmmakers between the ages...
  • Feminist Majority Pulls Out of Beverly Hills Hotel Event to Protest Sultan's 'Taliban-Like' Penal Code

    The Feminist Majority Foundation is moving its annual awards event from the Beverly Hills Hotel because the hotel's owner, the Sultan of Brunei, has imposed a "Taliban-like" penal code on the country set to start to go into effect on Thursday. Instead of...
  • 818 Roundup: Martial arts instructor attacked, OC deals with quake damage, coach moves on

    818 Roundup: Martial arts instructor attacked, OC deals with quake damage, coach moves on
    Good morning readers. Today is Monday, March 31. As you ease into the week, check out these headlines from around the area:  A jiu jitsu instructor was reportedly tackled at his Burbank studio last week, and police are seeking leads. At 5:30 p.m., a man...
  • So, Gloria Steinem, can women sleep their way to the top?

    So, Gloria Steinem, can women sleep their way to the top?
    Earlier this week, Gloria Steinem headlined the first annual Makers conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, a spin-off of the PBS documentary series "Makers," about the women who "make" America. Jennifer Aniston interviewed Steinem before a crowd of powerful...
  • Same-sex marriage moving swiftly back toward Supreme Court

    Same-sex marriage moving swiftly back toward Supreme Court
    WASHINGTON — The legal campaign for marriage equality is picking up speed, moving at a pace that has surprised even longtime advocates and increasing the likelihood of a definitive Supreme Court test as early as next year. Efforts by some...