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  • Feinstein meets 'Mohawk Guy,' tells JPL workers of budget uncertainty

    Feinstein meets 'Mohawk Guy,' tells JPL workers of  budget uncertainty
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) toured NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Thursday afternoon, one day after Gov. Jerry Brown visited the La Cañada Flintridge campus. One of her first questions for scientists was about Mars’ current climate....
  • Night flight delay sparks criticism

    Night flight delay sparks criticism
    More than two years after the devastating Station fire, the U.S. Forest Service has yet to establish guidelines for firefighting night flights over rugged terrain in the Angeles National Forest — frustrating local officials who say the agency is...
  • Sen. Feinstein sues Burbank campaign manager, alleging fraud

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein is suing her former treasurer and her campaign’s bank for fraud and breach of contract, alleging that the bank was complicit in a massive fraud case that has rocked the political world. The suit was filed in Los Angeles County...
  • Tougher fraud rules proposed in response to Durkee probe

    The head of the state’s ethics agency Friday proposed additional action to prevent fraud in the handling of political funds in response to a federal investigation into embezzlement allegations against campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee. The Fair...
  • Berman-Sherman battle is one Democrats would rather not have

    Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- Rep. Howard Berman hasn't had to fight for a job since Richard Nixon defeated George McGovern and M*A*S*H made its television debut. That was 1972, when he won a state Assembly seat in his first race. Now the...
  • Possible conflict worries Schiff, Sherman

    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have been raising alarms about potential new hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan where violence erupted for years after the fall of...
  • Burbank-based campaign treasurer sued by congresswomen, state senator

    Lawsuits were filed Wednesday by three members of congress and a state senator alleging that campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee stole more than $1 million from political accounts and that the bank they used aided and abetted the scheme. Following the lead...
  • More charges filed against Burbank-based campaign treasurer

    Campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee faces five counts of mail fraud involving $7 million in losses by 50 political committees and candidates, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, according to court documents filed by federal prosecutors Tuesday.  A...
  • Tangled financial web emerges in fraud case against Kinde Durkee

    In defrauding at least 50 politicians and others of more than $7 million, campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee spun a tangled financial web to cover her business payroll and mortgage payments and try to stay ahead of investigators, while also paying for...
  • Sen. Feinstein calls on state to curb 'abusive' ADA lawsuits

    Sen. Feinstein calls on state to curb 'abusive' ADA lawsuits
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has written to the leader of the California Senate, calling for the state to adopt legislation that would curb what she calls abusive lawsuits filed by private attorneys against small businesses for minor violations of...
  • San Fernando and San Gabriel valley reps look to curb helicopter noise

    San Fernando and San Gabriel valley reps look to curb helicopter noise
    Unable to get their "Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act" off the ground, the bill’s sponsors are implementing a Plan B to nudge federal officials, at the very least, to study ways to address neighborhood complaints about...
  • Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax

    Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax
    Californians approved a change to term limits for state lawmakers, but a measure to raise tobacco taxes for the first time in nearly two decades was in trouble, voting returns showed late Tuesday. In Southern California contests, the nonpartisan race for...