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  • Cities could be swamped by more than 9,000 parolees

    Cities in Los Angeles County could be liable for the supervision of more than 9,000 parolees under a proposed budget plan that would eliminate and shift a significant portion of state responsibilities to local governments. Glendale police have already...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff still fighting for genocide resolution

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and other advocates for a congressional resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide are taking a new tack this year, seeking both a genocide recognition vote and approval of a measure condemning religious discrimination...
  • Ron Kaye: A legislative system gone awry

    I don’t know how to break this bad news to you, but for all the fun and games our legislators are having in Sacramento these days, the joke is on us — the taxpayers, the residents, workers and students. They may turn to fisticuffs at the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown: Bullet train will keep U.S. out of Third World

    Gov. Jerry Brown: Bullet train will keep U.S. out of Third World
    Gov. Jerry Brown is on a mission to prevent the United States from becoming a Third World country, and he says the solution is a high-speed railroad in California. "We're not going to be a Third World country if I have anything to do with it," Brown said...
  • Transitional kindergarten thrown into doubt

    Transitional kindergarten thrown into doubt
    Local school districts may rework, or scrap altogether, plans to offer a free pre-kindergarten year for children with fall birthdays now that state funding for the program has been thrown into doubt. “We can’t offer more certainty than we...
  • Antonovich blasts governor's tax plan

    Antonovich blasts governor's tax plan
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich criticized Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax plan and his recent realignment initiative to release nonviolent inmates from state prisons during an address to the La Cañada Flintridge Republican Club last week....
  • Lawmakers restore funding for student busing services

    Lawmakers restore funding for student busing services
    School officials in Burbank and Glendale may not have to absorb hundreds of thousands of dollars in transportation costs after the state Legislature on Thursday restored $248 million for student busing operations. Gov. Jerry Brown, who eliminated the...
  • Obama administration reaffirms support for California high-speed rail

    Obama administration reaffirms support for California high-speed rail
    Despite a series of a cautionary reports by outside agencies and groups, the Obama administration is reaffirming its commitment to California's $98.5-billion bullet train project. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood traveled the state this week...
  • Portantino pushes to abolish statue of limitations on rape

    The statute of limitations would no longer apply the crime of rape under legislation introduced by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge). Portantino’s bill, AB 1682, would abolish the 10-year statute of limitations on rape...
  • Officials want bullet train money spent in L.A., Bay areas

    Officials want bullet train money spent in L.A., Bay areas
    Transportation officials in Southern California and the Bay area — the bookends of the state’s proposed bullet train — want a large share of the voter-approved money for the project spent quickly improving their rail corridors. The...
  • Ron Kaye: L.A. County is too big not to fail

    The walls of L.A. County's Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration are so thick and shielding of public scrutiny that even the old-line Commies in charge of the Kremlin in Moscow would be envious. The city's newspapers have assigned teams of reporters over...
  • Reps talk of aiding Mideast

    While the role of the United States in Libya is dominating the news, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) are also keeping an eye on foreign policy elsewhere. Sherman has zeroed in on what he perceives as significant holes in...