| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:08 PM
In the climactic scene of director Ivan Reitman's 1993 political satire “Dave,” President Mitchell (Kevin Kline) tells a joint session of Congress he lost his way, forgot his job was to make people's “lives a little better…care...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:15 PM
President Obama on Thursday signed into law legislation sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) that would help fund a DNA database of people arrested on suspicion of committing violent felonies.
In a statement, Schiff said the Katie Sepich Enhanced...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The two Democratic members of Congress whose districts would be most affected by a proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway have opposing views of the controversial study of a tunnel connecting the freeway to Pasadena.
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:33 PM
The substantial outpouring of support for a proposal to add almost 500,000 acres to the national parks system shows that residents who live in Los Angeles’ dense urban areas value the natural resources around them and want to preserve them for years...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced Monday that he will introduce legislation to roll back immunity guarantees for gun manufacturers and sellers.
The Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act will counteract the Protection of Lawful...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) praised President Obama’s announcement Wednesday of a wide-ranging plan to increase gun controls in the wake of several high profile mass shootings.
The plan, unveiled at the White House Wednesday, includes a new...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Calling a deal approved by the House on Tuesday to avert the so-called fiscal cliff “far from perfect,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said in a statement after the vote that the legislation at least prevents what surely would have been a...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:00 PM
With less than two weeks remaining until Glendale Unified officials must submit an application for a federal grant that could net up to $40 million, they have yet to reach an agreement with the teachers union over a provision that would require student...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) last week received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business/California SAFE Trust in his bid for reelection to represent the state Assembly’s 43rd District.
“[Gatto] has proven himself a...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Every state and federal official whose district includes La Caņada Flintridge is a Democrat, but local Republicans are hoping to get one of their own in the State Assembly after Tuesday's election.
Ernest Koppen, president of the La Caņada Flintridge...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Exiting Mayor Steve Del Guercio was honored by friends, officials and local agencies for 14 years of service on Monday night before City Councilwoman Laura Olhasso was named the new mayor of La Caņada Flintridge.
Olhasso was first elected in 2003 and has...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) re-introduced a bill on Tuesday to improve the nation’s system for auditing Medicare in an effort to reduce soaring healthcare costs.
The Medicare Audit Improvement Act, which Schiff introduced along with Rep. Sam...