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  • In Theory: Should the Washington National Cathedral be open to different faiths?

    On a Friday afternoon earlier this month, a section of the Washington National Cathedral was reserved for the first-ever gathering of Muslims in the sanctuary, there for their weekly recitation of prayers. According to the Washington Post, the Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of the cathedral who had helped arrange for the service to promote religious tolerance, said he "hoped the service would serve as the start of more efforts to work together for good." Although security was tight for the event, one heckler turned up, decrying the use of the cathedral by Muslims. The day before, the Rev. Franklin Graham, who heads the Billy Graham Evangelistic Assn. had made a Facebook post in which he wrote about the event that it was "sad to see a church open its doors to worship of anything other than the One True God of the Bible." The critics' sentiments resonated with some Americans, but not with others.
  • Following reelection, Schiff talks to LCHS government students

    Following reelection, Schiff talks to LCHS government students
    Two days after being reelected to U.S. Congress representing the 28th District, Rep. Adam Schiff on Nov. 6 visited La Cañada High School to speak with more than 300 students, many of whom are studying world history and American government this semester....

    Schiff, Gatto easily win their political races

    Schiff, Gatto easily win their political races
    Both Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and state Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) had resounding wins in their races to remain in office on Tuesday. With 100% of the precincts counted, Schiff received 69,944 votes, or 76%, in the U.S. 28th Congressional...

    Contenders face off in House race

    Contenders face off in House race
    Opponents for the local congressional election next week offered their views on issues facing the area and the nation, from bipartisanship to gun control. Both political parties are beholden to special interests and well-funded industry lobbyists, said...

    Obama to announce national monument designation for portion of San Gabriel mountains

    Obama to announce national monument designation for portion of San Gabriel mountains
    President Obama plans to announce Friday that he will set aside roughly half of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument, bringing stronger federal protections to the range to shield it from crowding and pollution, according to the Los Angeles...