| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:55 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 5:39 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:09 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:38 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:25 PM
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 “...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:26 PM
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.
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:53 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:18 AM
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....
| Aug 20, 2012
| 2:59 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:52 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:15 PM
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....