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  • Bill would expand DNA search parameters

    Bill would expand DNA search parameters
    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...
  • Rep. Schiff announces class of 2017 nominees for military academies

    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...
  • Adam Schiff to face six contenders in primary election

    Adam Schiff to face six contenders in primary election
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is facing six opponents to represent the redrawn 28th Congressional District, but they will have to overcome incredible odds and funding disadvantages to mount a serious challenge to the long-time congressman. Schiff raised...
  • Rep. Schiff joins calls for fresh look at gun control laws

    Rep. Schiff joins calls for fresh look at gun control laws
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was one of a growing chorus of lawmakers who took to the weekend political talk show circuit to call for stricter gun controls, improved school safety and enhanced mental health measures. Appearing on MSNBC the day after...
  • Rep. Schiff hails John Kerry nomination for secretary of state

    Rep. Schiff hails John Kerry nomination for secretary of state
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday hailed President Obama’s decision to nominate Sen. John Kerry -- the longtime Massachusetts senator -- to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state. Kerry, 69, has chaired the Senate Foreign...
  • 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...