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  • Schiff introduces Genocide resolution, again

    Schiff introduces Genocide resolution, again
    In what has become an annual exercise, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week introduced a House resolution calling on the U.S. to formally recognize the Armenian Genocide, in which roughly 1.5 million Armenians were massacred by Ottoman Turks from 1915...
  • News-Press Editorial: Tending the flame of genocide's victims

    Those tending the flame of those who perished in the Armenian Genocide had a bit of a mixed bag this week. In happy news, Glendale Unified and its teachers' union agreed to make April 24 — the day that commemorates the horror — an official day...
  • Two local residents honored at White House for work in science, technology

    Two local residents honored at White House for work in science, technology
    Among the 23 scientists and innovators President Obama honored Friday afternoon during a White House ceremony were La Cañada Flintridge residents Frances Arnold and Solomon Golomb. Arnold — a professor at Caltech — won a National Medal for...
  • Ron Kaye: Eyeing the propositions

    With absolute certainty, I am prepared a month before the election to predict the outcome in California: President Obama will carry the nation's largest state and Democrats will maintain dominance in both houses of the state Legislature. Of course...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff on Hagel nomination: 'There are legitimate questions'

    Appearing on the MSNBC show “Jansing & Co.,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday voiced concerns about President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defens, former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel. Speaking to Chris Jansing, Schiff said...
  • At stop in Glendale, Sen. Boxer joins calls for investigation into fuel prices

    At stop in Glendale, Sen. Boxer joins calls for investigation into fuel prices
    Speaking to a group of seniors at the Adult Recreation Center about healthcare reform, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Monday also took the opportunity to join a growing chorus of elected officials calling for an investigation into what caused the...
  • They'll do the monster mash-up

    They'll do the monster mash-up
    "Whoever wins, we lose," was the tagline of the first "Alien vs. Predator" movie, and it could be argued by many to be the subtext of every presidential election year. On Saturday, Oct. 27, the Alex Theatre plans to upend both those notions, with a...
  • President Obama signs Schiff legislation on DNA databases

    President Obama signs Schiff legislation on DNA databases
    President Obama on Thursday signed into law legislation sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) that would help fund a DNA database of people arrested on suspicion of committing violent felonies. In a statement, Schiff said the Katie Sepich Enhanced...
  • Rep. Schiff calls Obama's proposals to curb gun violence 'reasonable'

    Rep. Schiff calls Obama's proposals to curb gun violence 'reasonable'
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) praised President Obama’s announcement Wednesday of a wide-ranging plan to increase gun controls in the wake of several high profile mass shootings. The plan, unveiled at the White House Wednesday, includes a new...
  • Rep. Schiff says 'fiscal cliff' deal isn't perfect, but enough to avert economic 'body blow'

    Rep. Schiff says 'fiscal cliff' deal isn't perfect, but enough to avert economic 'body blow'
    Calling a deal approved by the House on Tuesday to avert the so-called fiscal cliff “far from perfect,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said in a statement after the vote that the legislation at least prevents what surely would have been a...
  • Merger of Verdugo Hills Hospital, USC behind schedule

    Merger of Verdugo Hills Hospital, USC behind schedule
    The merger of Verdugo Hills Hospital into USC’s Keck Medical Center is behind schedule. In June 2012 leaders of the independent Glendale hospital voted to partner with USC, and a hospital spokeswoman said at the time that Verdugo Hills hoped to...
  • 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...