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  • San Fernando Valley roundup: City Council to approve Evolution plan, Metro ridership on the rise

    San Fernando Valley roundup: City Council to approve Evolution plan, Metro ridership on the rise
    Good morning, readers! Today is Wednesday, October 24. Prepare for traffic on your commute home tonight. President Obama is heading to Burbank during rush hour. He will make his fifth appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Burbank Leader...
  • On the Town: Hospital guild keeps the Razzle Dazzle going

    On the Town: Hospital guild keeps the Razzle Dazzle going
    Sixty-five years ago this month, President Truman delivered the first televised White House address, England’s then-Princess Elizabeth was preparing for her wedding to Prince Phillip, and the New York Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in the...
  • Crowd gathers to watch Obama roll through Burbank

    Crowd gathers to watch Obama roll through Burbank
    More than 40 traffic intersections were closed down in Burbank on Wednesday for President Obama's visit to NBC Studios to appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Dozens of officers from the Burbank, Alhambra and Pasadena police...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: DMV mulls issuing driver's licenses to immigrants, Police arrest suspect in Chatsworth woman's death

    San Fernando Valley roundup: DMV mulls issuing driver's licenses to immigrants, Police arrest suspect in Chatsworth woman's death
    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....
  • Students need more healthful options

    With the new school year just around the corner, parents’ attention is turning to school clothes, supplies and lunches. Yes, school lunches. Traditionally, USDA had used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and...
  • Movie premiere canceled in Paris

    Movie premiere canceled in Paris
    This weekend's opening of “The Dark Knight Rises” was tragically marred early Friday by a shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater in which a gunman killed at least 12 people and wounded 59 others. In response to the tragedy, a gala...
  • 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...