| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:29 AM
More than half of the disability retirements awarded to police officers under former Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo — including those given to three police chiefs — should not have been granted, and workers' compensation settlements...
| Jan 22, 2012
An appellate court dismissed an appeal last week by a Burbank employee who was ordered in October 2010 to stay at least 10 yards away from a former aide for Assemblyman Mike Gatto, ruling that the one-year restraining order had expired and the appeal...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:47 PM
Officials were at a loss to explain how a 53-year-old Glendale woman drove her Mercedes about a mile up a concrete Verdugo Wash channel Thursday before barreling to a stop just short of an 8-foot drop-off into the L.A. River.
The woman, whom police...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Opposition to a planned Walmart in Burbank surged this week as critics demanded the city first address promised traffic improvements before allowing the mega-retailer to move in.
Backed by an attorney for the powerful United Food and Commercial Workers...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) recently joined forces with Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (D-Los Angeles) to close a tax loophole that benefits large out-of-state companies and to use the billions of dollars collected to reduce fees for...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 12:48 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives approved today an extension of the payroll tax cut through 2012, extended unemployment compensation and prevented a reduction in physician reimbursements under Medicare.
After the 293-to-132 vote, Rep. Adam Schiff, who...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Production has been halted on the cable TV series "1000 Ways to Die" because of a labor dispute with crew members.
"Spike TV has confirmed that production of season four of '1000 Ways to Die' has concluded," according to a statement from the cable...