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  • Portantino aide joins Planned Parenthood

    Julianne Sumiko Hines, a former aide to two members of the Assembly from La Cañada Flintridge, will take the post of vice president of external affairs for Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley, the organization announced. Sumiko Hines served as aide to then-Assemblywoman, now state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), and until recently was district director for Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge). Portantino’s term in the Assembly ended Nov. 30.
  • In Theory: Should sex-ed in schools tell the whole story?

    The documentary “deepsouth” chronicles four people in the American South and how they are trying to find a solution to the region’s HIV epidemic. In the film, there is a scene where a health teacher in Mississippi uses candies in cups to...

    Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening

    Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening
    Close to a hundred protesters descended on Hobby Lobby in Burbank Monday, chanting and waving posters, crafting IUDs out of colorful pipe cleaners, and handing out coupons and gift cards to competing craft stores to protest a recent U.S. Supreme Court...

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...

    In Theory: When religion comes into conflict with work

    British department store Marks & Spencer has apologized after a Muslim sales assistant refused to sell a customer a bottle of alcohol. The customer, who hasn't been named, said, “I had one bottle of champagne, and the lady, who was wearing a...