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  • Cities to state: 'We'll sue!'

    The Burbank Redevelopment Agency is preparing for a courtroom battle over the potential loss of millions of dollars after state lawmakers approved a state budget that could eliminate local redevelopment agencies. State lawmakers voted Tuesday to kill all...
  • Local firm named on jihadist site

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday sought to allay concerns that a local aviation firm might be the target of Al Qaeda. Schiff said the FBI confirmed that Pasadena’s AeroVironment Inc., which makes the unmanned drone planes used by the U.S....
  • Bill extends claim deadline for families of Armenian genocide victims

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed legislation that extends the deadline in California for victims of the Armenian genocide and their descendents to file claims on unpaid policies from European and Asian insurers. The measure, which extends the deadline...
  • Cities ask state's top court to block raid on redevelopment funds

    A group representing Los Angeles and other cities asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to invalidate action by Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature that will dissolve redevelopment agencies in California unless they pay the state $1.7 billion. A...
  • Small Wonders: Honor them for what they've done

    You know what I like best about Sequoia National Park? The fact that conservationist John Muir walked off its dusty trails and into a warm bed with a woman. What inspires me most about Neil Armstrong? That a straight man was willing to take one small...
  • New Gatto bill addresses power of attorney issues

    A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last week will help protect low-income seniors who use a state-authorized form to grant powers of attorney from falling prey to unscrupulous family members or strangers. The bill, authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-...
  • California Armenian American Democrats chartered

    After a year and a half of work, the California Armenian American Democrats has received provisional ratification as the first organization chartered by the executive board of the state Democratic Party. Caro Avanessian, interim chairman of the new...
  • Gov. Brown appointed jobs advisor to bullet train board

    Gov. Brown appointed jobs advisor to bullet train board
    Gov. Jerry Brown appointed an advisor, Michael Rossi, to the board of the California High-Speed Rail Authority on Wednesday. Rossi is Brown’s senior advisor for jobs and business development and had a long banking and finance career prior to joining...
  • Support builds for tax credit

    Lawmakers are pushing to extend the California Film and Television Tax Credit program, which has resulted in billions of dollars of economic activity. Enacted in 2009, the legislation was designed to create jobs, increase production spending and generate...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown gives cities power over pot shops

    Gov. Jerry Brown gives cities power over pot shops
    Gov. Jerry Brown stepped in the middle of a dispute over the proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries, signing a law Wednesday that gives Los Angeles and other cities clear authority to restrict their location and operation. Brown signed AB 1300,...
  • Legislators release office budgets

    Members of both houses of the California Legislature recently released their updated office budgets amid pressure from government groups and news organizations to make the data available to the public. Assembly members released their figures for all of...
  • Gov. Brown seeks to expand, revamp fire fee

    Gov. Brown seeks to expand, revamp fire fee
    The fight over firefighting fees is again heating up in the Legislature. Gov. Jerry Brown wants to revamp and expand a fire fee enacted this summer on rural homeowners, proposing to raise the levy on homes, as well as to tack on a new per-acre fee for...