| Jul 29, 2011
| 12:09 PM
State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) might have to move if he wants to make a run for U.S. Congress, according to final drafts of voter redistricting maps released Thursday.
Portantino, who will be termed out in the state...
| 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.
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:09 PM
State Assemblyman Mike Feuer (D-Los Angeles) introduced a resolution last week urging the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that would reduce helicopter noise over L.A. County neighborhoods.
The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 10:01 AM
From senior meals to code enforcement, several local public services will be affected by the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that took effect last week.
Just how severe the impact of so-called sequestration will be, however, remains to...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) on Wednesday thanked the community for its support as his time in Sacramento comes to an end, and he reflected on his key accomplishments.
Two months remain before term limits force Portantino to...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Years of trying to do too many things with too little money have put NASA at risk of ceding leadership in space exploration to other nations, according to a new report that calls on the space agency to make wrenching decisions about its long-term strategy...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Ask just about anyone who has hung around the state capitol a while — reporters, lobbyists, staffers — and they will tell you that 98% of our legislators forget who they are and why they are there within two years of being elected.
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Calling a deal approved by the House on Tuesday to avert the so-called fiscal cliff “far from perfect,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said in a statement after the vote that the legislation at least prevents what surely would have been a...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:37 PM
As Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) begins his seventh term in Congress, he will continue to serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
“We have so much to accomplish over the next two...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Each New Year brings the annual overflow of list articles — every noteworthy thing you remember from the past year, and even more you never really cared about.
“Best Books of the Year” to “Worst Celebrity Haircuts,” “...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Choreographer Valery Tereshkin had a very long day ahead of him as he sat in a hotel lobby in Glendale this week. Just days before, his Russian Jazz Ballet had performed “Territory of Jazz” at the Alex Theatre, dancing to popular songs from...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Nearly all of the more than 5,000 respondents to a proposed plan to add a huge swath of wilderness to the national parks system are in favor the idea, federal officials said.
About 100 of the responses were against putting the so-called Rim of the Valley...