| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 to look at the response to the windstorm that did tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to Pasadena and surrounding cities on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
The event will be held in...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Local lawmakers plan to tackle a variety of issues in 2012, not the least of which may be campaigning for re-election.
Prominent U.S. Congressional Reps. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) will be facing off against each...
| Oct 5, 2012
Redistricting of the state's congressional seats led to retirement announcements by two Southern California GOP stalwarts. Republicans will miss them. There's a good chance Democrats will as well, because even though they may not yet appreciate the fact,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Top of the late morning to you. Today's news bites come from all around. Dip in and check 'em out.
Rep. Howard Berman, locked in a tough election campaign against fellow Democrat Rep. Brad Sherman, issued a press release condemning a New Mexico group...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Former President Clinton continues to be a hot commodity in contested congressional races.
At 5 p.m. Tuesday, Clinton will participate in a rally at UC Irvine to endorse several Democrats in Southern California races targeted by both major parties as...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:25 AM
Search teams suspend operations after cruise ship grounded off Italian island shifts
ROME (AP) — Italian rescue workers suspended operations Wednesday after a stricken cruise ship shifted slightly on the rocks near the Tuscan coast,...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:22 PM
An appellate court dismissed an appeal last week by a Burbank employee who was ordered in October 2010 to stay at least 10 yards away from a former aide for Assemblyman Mike Gatto, ruling that the one-year restraining order had expired and the appeal...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Some prominent area gay rights groups have endorsed candidates — all of them Democrats - -in several hot races.
The Stonewall Democratic Club also has made some endorsements. It chose Rep. Brad Sherman over Rep. Howard Berman in their costly...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:33 AM
The Democratic slugfest underway in California's 30th Congressional District is the product of two political developments of recent years: the open primary and nonpartisan redistricting.
The former means that the two top finishers in the upcoming...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:31 AM
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (KTLA) -- The acting San Fernando police chief is in hot water for allegedly fixing a ticket for a high-level aide to a local congressman.
It's the latest in a series of scandals to rock San Fernando politics.
A video was posted...
| 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,...
| Sep 23, 2012
In June, San Fernando Valley voters winnowed a field of seven candidates for the 30th Congressional District seat to the two clear leaders: Democratic Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman, who are now facing off as a result of redistricting that forced...