| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:16 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:11 AM
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.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:00 PM
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-...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:32 AM
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.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:48 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:18 AM
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....
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Ka-ching! That’s become a familiar sound in the San Fernando Valley slugfest between Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman.
Together, the two Democrats have spent more than $9 million through Sept. 30, according to the latest campaign finance...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Burbank moved one step closer to banning retail pet sales this week, following in the footsteps of Glendale, West Hollywood and other cities that have taken similar hard lines against puppy and kitten mills.
After City Council members on Tuesday voted 3-...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown continued to press his case for Proposition 30 on Friday, telling a coalition of business leaders in Burbank that if the tax measure fails, K-12 and higher education will be hit with billions of dollars in funding cuts.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:44 PM
The hotly contested and expensive San Fernando Valley race between incumbent Democratic Reps. Howard Bermanand Brad Sherman has locals so torn over whom to vote for that one resident called the whole situation “a shame.”
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Though the nominating period has yet to begin, two people have pledged to run for a seat on the Burbank school board — with one already snagging endorsements from local elected officials.
Two seats on the Burbank Unified School Board will be up...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:31 AM
California’s plan to build a $68-billion bullet train divided the Legislature this summer, so it is no surprise that it became a hot-button election issue. And nowhere is that split more on show than in the 5th Senate District contest in the San...