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  • President Obama signs Schiff legislation on DNA databases

    President Obama signs Schiff legislation on DNA databases
    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...
  • Editorial: Let's hear it for foresight in terms of land preservation

    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...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff seeks to roll back liability protections for gun manufacturers, sellers

    Rep. Adam Schiff seeks to roll back liability protections for gun manufacturers, sellers
    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...
  • GUSD grant application still on hold

    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...
  • Ramani-led PAC endorses Gatto

    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...
  • Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event

    Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event
    For the first time, a Turkish scholar addressed a crowd of more than 1,400 people at the city's annual event to commemorate the genocide of about 1.5 million people in 1915 by Ottoman Turks, a tragedy still denied by modern-day Turkey 98 years later....
  • Glendale Police Foundation donates DNA sterilization equipment to regional crime laboratory

    The Glendale Police Foundation recently donated a vital piece of DNA sterilization equipment to the Police Department’s regional crime laboratory, officials said. The sterilizing hood will allow forensic specialists to work with DNA evidence...
  • Rep. Schiff has concerns about San Gabriels proposal

    Rep. Schiff has concerns about San Gabriels proposal
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) warned that a U.S. Department of the Interior recommendation that the San Gabriel Mountains be designated a national recreation area separate from the Santa Monica Mountains will create its own set of challenges. On...
  • Rep. Schiff: Boston Marathon perpetrators will feel 'full weight of justice' (Video)

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday echoed President Obama’s vow to bring those responsible for the deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon to justice. Speaking about the tragedy for the second time in as many days, Obama said the nation’s...
  • Local families express relief following Boston Marathon

    In the hours after a pair of deadly bombs ripped through the terminus of the Boston Marathon on Monday, it was shock, then horror, and then for many in the tri-city region who had ties to the race, a sense of relief. More than 50 people — from...
  • La Cañada growing weary of K-rails

    La Cañada growing weary of K-rails
    Residents from a hillside neighborhood in La Cañada Flintridge believe it’s time to remove concrete K-rail barriers designed to protect their homes from debris flows. The K-rails were installed in early 2010 after mudslides struck several areas...
  • Rep. Schiff calls Obama's proposals to curb gun violence 'reasonable'

    Rep. Schiff calls Obama's proposals to curb gun violence 'reasonable'
    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...