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  • Rep. Schiff recognizes Montrose Search and Rescue on House floor

    Rep. Schiff recognizes Montrose Search and Rescue on House floor
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) gave a shot out to the Montrose Search and Rescue team Wednesday while addressing his colleagues in the House, citing a June 29 incident in which members found and resuscitated a drowning toddler. The team had been...
  • Antonovich presses Forest Service to allow night flights

    Antonovich presses Forest Service to allow night flights
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich is the latest elected official to urge the U.S. Forest Service to lift its ban on nighttime aerial firefighting.  The 2009 Station fire, which scorched areas of the Angeles National Forest, could have been...
  • Rep. Schiff applauds Obama's gay marriage position

    Rep. Schiff applauds Obama's gay marriage position
    Saying it was his "sincere hope that marriage equality will soon become the law of the land," Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today applauded President Obama's announcement in an interview with ABC News that he supports the right of same-sex couples to...
  • Rep. Schiff assistant makes it onto '50 Most Beautiful' list for Capitol Hill

    Yvonne Hsu, a legislative assistant for Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) made it onto the “50 Most Beautiful” list for a niche publication that covers Congress. The Hill included Hsu and 49 others on their list, and made note of her “...
  • Obama's gay marriage comment draws cheers from locals

    Obama's gay marriage comment draws cheers from locals
    Local gays and lesbians on Wednesday applauded President Obama’s public support of same-sex marriage, calling the announcement a pivotal moment in their fight for equality. In explaining the “evolution” of his view on gay marriage...
  • Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires

    Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires
    With the Air Force announcing it no longer needs its fleet of C-27J cargo planes, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), today joined other members of Congress in introducing a new bill to transfer 14 planes to the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires. The...
  • Politicians cheer Curiosity's successful landing on Mars

    Politicians cheer Curiosity's successful landing on Mars
    Some of the celebration surrounding the Mars Science Laboratory's successful landing Sunday night on the Red Planet had a political tone. The touchdown of the over-budget $2.5-billion Mars rover mission comes as tax dollars for planetary exploration...
  • Schiff says he is 'deeply disturbed' by brutal attack on U.S. embassy in Libya

    Schiff says he is 'deeply disturbed' by brutal attack on U.S. embassy in Libya
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday said he was “deeply saddened and disturbed” by news that a mob angry over an anti-Muslim video had sacked the U.S. Consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi and killed the American ambassador...
  • Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'

    Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'
    Pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong’s public memorial was held today in Washington, D.C., and the first man to walk on the moon was also honored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank). Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, Schiff noted he...
  • Local, state officials urge MTA to drop 710 Freeway tunnel proposal

    Local, state officials urge MTA to drop 710 Freeway tunnel proposal
    A coalition of local and state officials gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday to urge regional transportation officials to ditch a controversial proposal to build an underground tunnel extending the Long Beach (710) Freeway to Pasadena. Calling...
  • Schiff calls for renewed gun controls in wake of deadly Colorado shooting

    Schiff calls for renewed gun controls in wake of deadly Colorado shooting
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called on Congress Tuesday to renew a federal ban on assault weapons in the wake of the deadly theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., that killed 12 people and wounded 58 others.  While acknowledging that the federal ban, which...
  • Schiff, community remember Sally Ride

    Schiff, community remember Sally Ride
    Astronaut Sally Ride is remembered locally not only as the first American woman to travel in space, but also as a pioneering educator who encouraged girls to pursue careers in science. Ride, who became famous for her presence aboard the space shuttle...