| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Prepare your calendar, Burbank, President Obama is scheduled to appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Aug. 6, ensuring yet another traffic headache for commuters.
The planned appearance, outlined during a White House press briefing...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:35 PM
When Burbank newlyweds Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo stumbled into San Francisco City Hall on June 30 just moments after marching in the city's gay pride parade they were overwhelmed by what they saw.
Dozens of same-sex couples — some in their...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:45 PM
At Los Angeles City Hall Friday evening, with outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa officiating and a throng of media as witnesses, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo said the words they'd fought four long years to say: “I do.”
A little more than...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Standing on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, the scene was exactly what Paul Katami and his partner, Jeff Zarrillo, had hoped for when they started their journey more than three years ago.
The highest court in the land had just...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Reforming America's immigration laws to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for citizenship has long been seen as a cause championed by liberals.
But now a group that's not exactly known for liberal ideas has joined the call to relax immigration...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, August 18. President Obama is giving young immigrants a two-year break from deportation, but does that mean they qualify for a driver's license?
On Friday, DMV reps said they are still reviewing the issue. L.A....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:40 AM
César Chávez believed that power resides not in the few, but in the many. With shared sacrifice and effort, no challenge is too great and no obstacle too high.
He taught a generation of Latinos and other Americans that each of us had the skills and...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:55 PM
The 43rd Assembly District is fortunate to have reelected Assemblymember Mike Gatto (60.46% to 39.54% for Krikorian). A larger percentage of voters cast votes for Gatto than the percentage of Californians who voted to reelect President Obama (59.1%). This...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:46 AM
This past week proved to be historic for women, both at the ballot box and on the ballot.
Representing 53% of the electorate in last Tuesday's election, the female vote proved to be decisive in reelecting President Obama to a second term, as well as...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:50 PM
With his recent reelection, President Obama has won the power to pardon more turkeys on Thanksgiving. But so does every one of us, by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that gives thanks for our good fortune, health, and happiness with a life-...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, October 5. Police conducted a sting this week to curb prositution at a busy stretch of Lankershim Boulevard.
The operation led to at least 17 arrests, according to the Contra Costa Times.
Want to live in young...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday hailed the bipartisan support of a bill that would award grants to states that start programs to collect DNA samples of people arrested on suspicion of violent felonies.
The legislation, which is headed to...