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  • Gatto sides with special interests

    Your Sept. 30 article “Legislators praise their bills,” listed several bills introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake). Since the election for the 43rd State Assembly district is nearly upon us, I wanted to point out that Gatto&...
  • A chance for alternative viewpoints

    Thank you for your reporting of Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein's speech at Woodbury University on Sept. 27 (“Green hopeful makes bid,” Sept. 29). Her campaign here received no other print coverage. Many people are realizing...
  • Campaigns against Prop. 8 fined $80,000 for reporting violations

    Campaigns against Prop. 8 fined $80,000 for reporting violations
    Three political committees that fought a 2008 ballot measure banning gay marriage in California have agreed to pay $80,000 in fines to the state ethics agency after admitting they violated campaign finance rules. The fines come less than a month after...
  • Burbank Unified may go after federal grant

    Burbank Unified may go after federal grant
    Burbank Unified officials say they, too, may enter the fray as school districts throughout the nation compete for millions in federal aid money. For the first time, the federal government is allowing individual school districts to apply for the highly...
  • Is Portantino's vote a convenient tool?

    In response to Mark Kellam's article, “Assemblymembers take divergent paths,” Sept. 2, did anyone else notice how Assemblyman Portantino voted “yes” on the state budget this year? He used his “no” vote on last year's...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, October 11. Live near the Noth Hollywood Metro Red Line station? You may want to safeguard your electronics and pricey possessions. Crime around the station rose 19 percent, police told the Contra Costa Times....
  • Berman, Sherman mix it up -- again -- in congressional race forum

    Berman, Sherman mix it up -- again -- in congressional race forum
    In what has been dubbed by a journalism organization as one of the "10 nastiest House races" of the election season, rival Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Bermanfaced off at yet another candidates forum Wednesday. While some of the more personal...
  • Howard Berman campaign to gain two GOP senators' support

    Howard Berman campaign to gain two GOP senators' support
    Rep. Howard Berman, gripped in a tough reelection battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman for the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, is expected to get endorsements Monday from two prominent Republican U.S. senators. Sens. John...
  • Proposition 8 author vows to fight for Assembly seat

    The author of Proposition 8 is vowing to continue his fight for an Assembly seat in the Sacramento suburbs, despite an earlier pledge to drop out if he failed to finish first in the June primary. Andy Pugno, who drafted the ballot measure banning same-...
  • Berman, Sherman get into near-altercation at forum

    The bitter race for a San Fernando Valley congressional district took a bizarre turn Thursday when Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Valley Village) and Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) got into a near-altercation during a forum at Pierce College. Video of...
  • Caregivers get a shot at a free cruise

    Caregivers get a shot at a free cruise
    A lucky caregiver will receive a vacation cruise for two and care for their family member as first prize in a contest offered through a partnership between the Burbank-based Home Instead Senior Care, the Stroke Assn. of Southern California and the Los...
  • Sherman leads Berman in USC poll of Valley voters

    A USC poll taken days before one of the hottest congressional primaries in the nation shows Rep. Brad Sherman leading fellow Democratic Rep. Howard Berman, 31.7% to 24%, with more than 23% of those surveyed saying they had not yet made up their minds....