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  • Regional crime lab prepares for evidence

    Regional crime lab prepares for evidence
    A new long-awaited regional crime laboratory could begin processing vital ballistic analysis and DNA evidence for hundreds of unsolved property crimes as early as May, police said Thursday. Local police and city officials on Thursday introduced the...
  • Lawmakers plan future battles

    Lawmakers plan future battles
    Local lawmakers plan to tackle a variety of issues in 2012, not the least of which may be campaigning for re-election. Prominent U.S. Congressional Reps. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) will be facing off against each...
  • 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...
  • Schiff to convene hearing today on windstorm response

    Schiff to convene hearing today on windstorm response
    The slow response to the windstorm that left thousands of residents in the dark last month will be the subject of intense scrutiny during a hearing today that will include testimony local and state representatives.  Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and a...
  • 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 “...
  • 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, Chu urge Brown to apply for windstorm disaster assistance

    Schiff, Chu urge Brown to apply for windstorm disaster assistance
    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and his colleague, Judy Chu, urged Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday to seek a federal disaster declaration for the area raked by the powerful windstorm that hit late last year. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has already...
  • Forest Service will run night flights to battle blazes

    Forest Service will run night flights to battle blazes
    After years of political tension prompted by the response to the Station fire, the U.S. Forest Service has agreed to begin training crews and preparing helicopters for night flights to battle wildfires, several California lawmakers announced Thursday....
  • JPL to guide new vehicle to Mars in 2016

    JPL to guide new vehicle to Mars in 2016
    The 2016 mission, dubbed InSight, will explore the interior of the planet, investigating Mars’ core, tracking seismic activity, monitoring the gravitational pull of Mars’ two moons and assessing why Mars does not have tectonic plates like...
  • Schiff lambastes Congress for lack of compromise

    Schiff lambastes Congress for lack of compromise
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) came to La Cañada Flintridge on Wednesday to decry the partisan division in Congress and warn that it could lead to economic devastation. “This is a terrible way to run a government. It is a byproduct, I think, of an...
  • Feinstein meets 'Mohawk Guy,' tells JPL workers of budget uncertainty

    Feinstein meets 'Mohawk Guy,' tells JPL workers of  budget uncertainty
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) toured NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Thursday afternoon, one day after Gov. Jerry Brown visited the La Cañada Flintridge campus. One of her first questions for scientists was about Mars’ current climate....