| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:55 AM
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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said this past weekend that sequestration – the mandatory across-the-board spending cuts put in place last year and set to go into effect March 1 – would have a disastrous effect on the middle class and the...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Santa Claus was booked solid Friday night as about 100 children waited in line to wish for video game systems, dolls and candy during La Cañada Flintridge’s 18th annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park.
Snow, reindeer, caroling and the...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Ask just about anyone who has hung around the state capitol a while — reporters, lobbyists, staffers — and they will tell you that 98% of our legislators forget who they are and why they are there within two years of being elected.
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday announced 10 nominations from his district for U.S. service academies, class of 2017.
Half the student nominees hail from Burbank and Glendale, while two others are from Pasadena.
Four of the five United...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and the Los Angeles Congressional delegation urged the National Park Service on Wednesday to make sure its proposed plan to place the so-called Rim of the Valley in the national parks system incorporates both urban...