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  • Valley voters weigh in on contentious Sherman-Berman congressional race

    Voters lined up at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in Woodland Hills, where several precincts were combined in a large meeting room at the 53-year-old St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Comercio Way. "I was fourth in line, maybe fifth," said Morton Roberts, 46, a...
  • Gatto's reelection outshines Obama's

    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...
  • On the Town: Volunteer honored for decades of service

    On the Town: Volunteer honored for decades of service
    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...
  • Some reasons to pass on the turkey

    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-...
  • Op-Ed: No challenge too great or obstacle too high

    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...
  • In Theory: Evangelicals for immigration reform

    In Theory: Evangelicals for immigration reform
    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...
  • Passenger numbers dip at Bob Hope Airport

    Passenger numbers dip at Bob Hope Airport
    The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport slid again in June after slight increases in May and March, and the airfield is facing additional challenges as Southwest — its largest carrier — plans to cut five Saturday flights....
  • Burbank couple revel in U.S. Supreme Court decision

    Burbank couple revel in U.S. Supreme Court decision
    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...
  • Villaraigosa officiates Burbank couple's wedding at Los Angeles City Hall

    Villaraigosa officiates Burbank couple's wedding at Los Angeles City Hall
    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...
  • Obama visits Jay Leno; motorists get stuck in motorcade traffic and take to social media

    The "Obama jam" was back in Southern California Tuesday as President Obama visits "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Burbank and stays overnight in Los Angeles. The presidential motorcade affected traffic in parts of the San Fernando Valley, especially...
  • Reporting and racial identification

    In an otherwise valid question to local churchmen about “stand your ground” legislation (In Theory, Aug. 10), the media writers chose again to interject racial identifications into the sad Martin-Zimmerman case that was not about race. Can...
  • Schiff hails legislation for DNA collection of those arrested for felonies

    Schiff hails legislation for DNA collection of those arrested for felonies
    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...