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  • Former Burbank Mayor Mary Lou Howard joins 'Women for Berman' campaign

    Former Burbank Mayor Mary Lou Howard joins 'Women for Berman' campaign
    Janis Berman has found a new way to stand by her man.  She's co-chairing  a "Women for Berman" campaign group and has sent emails to  supporters of her husband, Democratic Rep. Howard Berman, as he fights for his political life in the fall election. "I'm...
  • Warner Bros. moves 'Great Gatsby' from 2012 to summer 2013

    Warner Bros. moves 'Great Gatsby' from 2012 to summer 2013
    Long buzzed about as an Academy Award contender, Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" won't be competing for any Oscars this season, as  Warner Bros. is moving the F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation's release date from Christmas 2012 to summer 2013. It's the...
  • Prop. 8 campaign committee faces $49,000 in fines

    Prop. 8 campaign committee faces $49,000 in fines
    The campaign committee for Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot measure that banned same-sex marriage in California, faces $49,000 in fines for failing to properly report and handle political contributions it received. The fines are proposed by the enforcement...
  • L.A.-area residents turn out to complain about helicopter noise

    Los Angeles residents, concerned about the noise from media and sightseeing helicopters flying low over their neighborhoods, turned out to complain to the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday night at a public hearing in Sherman Oaks. The FAA sought...
  • Berman draws on D.C. insiders to boost self, slam rival Sherman

    Berman draws on D.C. insiders to boost self, slam rival Sherman
    It's always nice when you can get others to make your points for you, and Rep. Howard Berman has found some help among Washington insider organizations in his election battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman. Foreign Policy magazine's website has...
  • Berman enlists help from Barney Frank to dispute Sherman claims

    Berman enlists help from Barney Frank to dispute Sherman claims
    It seemed pretty remarkable: a prominent Democratic congressman excoriating a colleague of the same party in a conference call set up for reporters.  But this is, after all, California, which has produced an unusual, and increasingly nasty, race between...
  • FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain

    FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain
    Federal regulators and flight officials may soon crack down on noisy, annoying helicopters that hover over Los Angeles, carrying media, sightseers and other curiosity seekers. Several hundred residents from throughout Los Angeles County attended a public...
  • Do state film tax credits really help the economy?

    Do state film tax credits really help the economy?
    As Gov. Jerry Brown mulls whether to sign into law another round of subsidies for local production companies, the question that confronts him is how much each job on a movie set is worth to taxpayers. In Massachusetts, lawmakers recently discovered a...
  • Campaigns against Prop. 8 fined $80,000 for reporting violations

    Campaigns against Prop. 8 fined $80,000 for reporting violations
    Three political committees that fought a 2008 ballot measure banning gay marriage in California have agreed to pay $80,000 in fines to the state ethics agency after admitting they violated campaign finance rules. The fines come less than a month after...
  • Two charged in car racing death of Santa Clarita woman

    Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a Santa Clarita Valley woman who was a passenger in a car that crashed during what authorities say was a street race.  According to a statement from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s...
  • Corporate jet center at Van Nuys Airport may signal rising market

    Corporate jet center at Van Nuys Airport may signal rising market
    In a sign that the market for private and corporate jets is recovering, a new aviation center offering conference rooms and other amenities for travelers opened Thursday at Van Nuys Airport. NetJets Inc., which sells individuals and companies shares in...
  • Four years later, survivors of Metrolink crash still hurting

    Four years later, survivors of Metrolink crash still hurting
    Like other survivors from the crash of Metrolink 111, Mike Wiederkehr will never be the same. Before, the Burbank resident was a triathlete. After, he could no longer swim or run because of shoulder, knee and ankle injuries. He had to transfer from his...