| Jan 27, 2015
| 2:24 PM
Re: “The president's veto power is alarming,” Mailbag, Jan 24. I was under the impression our local paper would no longer print this kind of politically biased rant about a national issue. Perhaps it agrees with the complainer, or wishes to...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge spent a busy year in 2014 launching new missions and receiving data that will forever change the way we think about the planets in our solar system and the universe beyond.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The so-called CRomnibus package is up for a vote in Congress this week – and supporters of NASA are cheering it on. If approved in the House and Senate, the federal spending appropriations for the 2015 fiscal year would give the space agency...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:41 PM
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....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:47 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:17 AM
E pluribus unum is Latin and means “out of many, one.” The saying was originally the motto of the United States, but in 1956 Congress adopted “In God We Trust.”
The earlier slogan was a fitting descriptor for the fledgling...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), a senior member of the House Intelligence Committee, introduced on Tuesday an authorization for use of military force against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, which he said meets Congress' constitutional imperative...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
When the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress in 1955 to set aside Sept. 17 to 23 annually to be dedicated to observe Constitution Week, the fledgling Don José Verdugo Chapter was only two years old. National’...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted on Tuesday to include $5 million in the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015 for an earthquake early-warning system.
It’s the first time Congress has ever provided...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, July 16. Weather for today is expected to reach a high of 80 degrees and a low of 65, with patchy fog forecasted throughout the day.
Your top regional news:
- The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Armenian community leaders in Glendale and Burbank are cheering this week as a congressional bill that calls for an accounting of confiscated Christian churches, monasteries, and other religious properties in Turkey and their eventual return to their...