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  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Superheroes rule box office, Pension costs climb for cops, firefighters

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Superheroes rule box office, Pension costs climb for cops, firefighters
    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, August 17. Comic book characters are a hot commodity in the film industry. "The Avengers," "The Amazing Spider-Man" and the "Dark Knight Rises" were some of the top-grossing films of 2012, according to the L.A....
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Sherman attacks Berman's brother, Plastic surgeon pleads not guilty to filming patients, Burbank Walmart halted

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Sherman attacks Berman's brother, Plastic surgeon pleads not guilty to filming patients, Burbank Walmart halted
    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, August 24. It's well known that Michael Berman, Rep. Howard Berman's brother, has had a key role in the congressman's political career. Rep. Brad Sherman, his rival for a seat in a newly-drawn Valley...
  • Sherman alleges Berman illegally overpaid brother for campaign work

    Sherman alleges Berman illegally overpaid brother for campaign work
    It's the latest twist in an increasingly vitriolic campaign for Congress: Rep. Brad Sherman is going after payments made to the brother of his rival, fellow Democratic Rep. Howard Berman. In a complaint filed Thursday with the Federal Election...
  • Berman, Sherman taking campaigns to TV

    Rep. Howard Berman has begun running two cable TV campaign ads, the first since the primary election, in his bruising battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman. Unlike the increasing vitriol spilled on both sides as the two House veterans compete...
  • Berman draws on D.C. insiders to boost self, slam rival Sherman

    Berman draws on D.C. insiders to boost self, slam rival Sherman
    It's always nice when you can get others to make your points for you, and Rep. Howard Berman has found some help among Washington insider organizations in his election battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman. Foreign Policy magazine's website has...
  • Howard Berman campaign to gain two GOP senators' support

    Howard Berman campaign to gain two GOP senators' support
    Rep. Howard Berman, gripped in a tough reelection battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman for the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, is expected to get endorsements Monday from two prominent Republican U.S. senators. Sens. John...
  • Helicopter rules depend on FAA

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient. Whether there will be a...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff to hold windstorm forum

    Political Landscape: Schiff to hold windstorm forum
    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...
  • Schiff received News Corp. contribution

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) received a $1,000 political contribution from the American subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., according to the latest information from the Federal Election Commission. The contribution in March came from the...
  • Berman introduces legislation to limit helicopter noise

    Rep. Howard Berman (D-Van Nuys) has introduced a bill that would force the Federal Aviation Administration to where and how low helicopters can fly, especially when over residential neighborhoods. Berman's office cited long-running complaints from...
  • Local lawmakers lose some, gain some in latest political district maps

    Local lawmakers lose some, gain some in latest political district maps
    State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada 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...
  • Support builds for tax credit

    Lawmakers are pushing to extend the California Film and Television Tax Credit program, which has resulted in billions of dollars of economic activity. Enacted in 2009, the legislation was designed to create jobs, increase production spending and generate...