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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Reps. Berman, Sherman continue to rake in campaign cash

    Reps. Berman, Sherman continue to rake in campaign cash
    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...
  • Burbank moves closer to ban on puppy mills

    Burbank moves closer to ban on puppy mills
    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-...
  • In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30

    In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30
    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. Proposition 30...
  • Burbank school board race starts early

    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...
  • State Senate candidates travel separate tracks on bullet train

    State Senate candidates travel separate tracks on bullet train
    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...
  • Burbank Unified gears up for bond measure

    As the November election nears, Burbank Unified officials have another election on their minds — the $110-million bond measure on March 5 that needs 55% voter approval. During a special school board meeting Monday night, officials discussed...
  • Tropico Perspective: Make voting easier, not harder

    My first active role in Glendale politics was a little more than seven years ago. There seemed to be a lot more at stake. Control of local boards and commissions appeared not to reflect the needs of the community and catered to special interests that...
  • Filing period for candidate papers in Burbank citywide election opens Monday

    Filing period for candidate papers in Burbank citywide election opens Monday
    Those who plan to seek public office in Burbank can now officially pull their papers for the Feb. 26 primary election on Monday, the city clerk’s office announced this week. Up for grabs in the 2013 municipal election season are three seats on...
  • Gatto hasn't been business friendly

    Throughout the entire campaign season, business and the economy have been the hot-button issues for the voters. Here in California, our unemployment rate is at 10%, and companies are leaving. Productive citizens flee California each week. Most recently,...