| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Earlier this month, President Barack Obama released his $3.9 trillion budget proposal for fiscal year 2015. The plan sets aside $1.28 billion for planetary exploration — an amount one elected official is calling a far cry from what will be...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Memorial Day is almost here and what a long strange ride 2014 has been.
The Senate committee hearing testimony of Eric Shinseki, the secretary of Veterans Affairs, has concluded. Shinseki was called in after CNN investigated the 40 preventable deaths at...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff urged the country’s top diplomat this week to press Japanese political leaders to formally recognize women used as sex slaves by the Imperial Army during World War II.
The Burbank Democrat, along with two of his Congressional...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The Don Jose Verdugo chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has installed a display about the Vietnam War at the Glendale Central Library to honor men and women who served and the families of those who did not return, including prisoners of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Friday, June 13. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 78 degrees and a low of 60 degrees.
Your top news stories today:
- In a bipartisan decision Thursday, U.S. Congress took a step to...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:32 PM
A week ago Wednesday, the Veterans Administration Inspector General issued an interim report stating that 1,700 veterans who sought treatment at the Phoenix VA were victims of the scandal. The names of the vets had been erased from the official waiting...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:46 PM
A baby is born. A teen graduates from high school. A parent retires. A grandparent dies. There are generational shifts that occur every day.
Then there are shifts that occur once a decade, when the balance of power shifts from one generation to another....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:07 PM
The killing of more than a million Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915 was an act of genocide. The Holocaust was a fact. Yet Americans are free to deny the reality of either — or make outlandish assertions of all kinds — without facing...
| Apr 8, 2012
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is facing six opponents to represent the redrawn 28th Congressional District, but they will have to overcome incredible odds and funding disadvantages to mount a serious challenge to the long-time congressman.