| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:47 AM
The three Congressional representatives whose districts comprise a large swath of the San Fernando Valley testified before a House panel on Thursday about the need to more strictly regulate helicopters.
Residents have long complained about low-flying...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was featured on the NPR program "All Things Considered" Tuesday morning making an impassioned plea for a specialized type of plutonium used for space exploration. The isotope, plutonium-238, is the main fuel for spacecrafts in...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 5:18 PM
A bill recently introduced by Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) would make it easier for police departments to use DNA technology to solve cold cases.
Schiff pointed to last year's break in the 25-year-old so called “Grim Sleeper” serial...
| Nov 30, 2011
Former Rep. Carlos Moorhead — whose 24 years in Congress representing the tri-city area earned him the title of dean of the California Republican Congressional delegation — has died. He was 89.
Moorhead represented Burbank, Glendale and...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 3:09 PM
A landmark appellate court decision Tuesday overturning Proposition 8 prompted a range of reactions from local political officials.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, whose district includes Burbank, Glendale and La Crescenta, blasted the 2-...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) — faced with being termed out of office next year — is seeking the endorsements of two local Democratic organizations for a run at state Sen. Carol Liu’s seat in a newly redrawn...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:22 PM
A matchup between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and state Sen. Carol Liu is probably the last thing the region’s Democrats want to deal with for the 2012 election.
Both are popular in their respective constituencies, and they are longtime allies....
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:45 PM
The U.S. Forest Service did not use all of the water-dropping aircraft at its disposal as the 2009 Station fire spread quickly across the Angeles National Forest the first night of the blaze, but it’s unclear whether doing so would have made a...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) pressed federal authorities Thursday to clarify whether the U.S. Forest Service violated privacy laws by recording telephone calls to an emergency center during the 2009 Station fire.
Schiff said a report he received from the...
| 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...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 to look at the response to the windstorm that did tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to Pasadena and surrounding cities on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
The event will be held in...