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  • 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...
  • Rep. Schiff joins calls for fresh look at gun control laws

    Rep. Schiff joins calls for fresh look at gun control laws
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was one of a growing chorus of lawmakers who took to the weekend political talk show circuit to call for stricter gun controls, improved school safety and enhanced mental health measures. Appearing on MSNBC the day after...
  • Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires

    Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires
    With the Air Force announcing it no longer needs its fleet of C-27J cargo planes, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), today joined other members of Congress in introducing a new bill to transfer 14 planes to the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires. The...
  • 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 Caņada Flintridge campus. One of her first questions for scientists was about Mars’ current climate....
  • 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...
  • Schiff supports using federal prosecutors for leaks investigation

    Schiff supports using federal prosecutors for leaks investigation
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today released a statement supporting the appointment of two top federal prosecutors to investigate recent leaks of classified intelligence that prompted several high-profile news stories. Schiff – himself a former...
  • Election results show La Caņada voters lean right

    Election results show La Cañada voters lean right
    La Caņada Flintridge residents leaned Republican in Tuesday's general election, supporting GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romey and Republicans running for the U.S. Senate and State Assembly. Of La Caņada’s 14,360 registered voters, 8,408 cast...
  • 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...