| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:40 AM
If the spectacle of two career Democratsgoing at it over bragging rights to Republican support seems odd to you, blame it on California’s new elections system, which sent some candidates from the same party to duke it out in the fall.
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Rep. Brad Sherman had a 13-point lead over fellow Democratic Rep. Howard Berman, according to a poll taken for KABC Channel 7.
Conducted by SurveyUSA, the poll is the first independent sampling of voters released since the June primary, in which...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:19 PM
The weekend brought good news and bad for Rep. Howard Berman, who is gripped in a tough race against fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Shermanfor a San Fernando Valley congressional seat.
The latest campaign finance reports showed Berman has outpaced Sherman...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, July 20, 2012. A Glendale city councilman was shocked when he learned last week that he was kicked off the Metrolink board of directors.
Ara Najarian told the Times he was replaced "without any warning." He even...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:05 AM
To no surprise of San Fernando Valley voters who were inundated with campaign ads, robo calls and political mail, Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman set a record for spending by candidates in a California congressional race — shelling out more...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, saying voluntary controls for the "persistent fly-overs” were clearly...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Rep. Howard Berman's campaign threw a sharp punch at the Democratic congressman's rival with the launch Tuesday of BradShermanfacts.com.
The two veteran Democrats are vying for the same San Fernando Valley district seat this fall in one of the most...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Rep. Howard Berman conceded to fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman after a bitter fight with his younger House colleague over a San Fernando Valley seat.
The race grew so contentious that at one point the two got physical at a Pierce College candidates...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Janis Berman has found a new way to stand by her man. She's co-chairing a "Women for Berman" campaign group and has sent emails to supporters of her husband, Democratic Rep. Howard Berman, as he fights for his political life in the fall election.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, Aug 3. and here are some local stories from around the web.
Police raided a medical marijuana dispensary in Woodland Hills and arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of possessing pot for sale. L.A. Weekly
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:49 AM
GOPvoters in a district featuring a fierce election battle between two Democratic congressmen this fall shouldn't count on guidance from the San Fernando Valley Republican Club.
The organization decided this week it won't endorse either Howard Berman...
| Aug 12, 2012
“Whereas the San Fernando Valley Republican Club supports the conservative principles of limited government, lower taxes, fiscal responsibility, free enterprise, strong national defense and individual freedom … therefore, be it resolved, that...