| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Labor groups are continuing to choose sides in some of next year’s hot congressional contests:
--The California Assn. for Professional Employees has decided to back Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) over Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) for...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 5:10 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and other advocates for a congressional resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide are taking a new tack this year, seeking both a genocide recognition vote and approval of a measure condemning religious discrimination...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 6:28 PM
The potential for sweeping change among the region’s political districts was brought into sharp focus Friday with the release of preliminary redistricting maps by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.
Among the changes proposed in the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 5:14 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.
The event was...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:09 AM
It's beginning of new era in primary election voting here in California, so be prepared for some changes on the ballot.
Polls opened at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
For a list of polling stations, go here.
And for those who need a little catch up, here's...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:40 AM
There were no surprises in Tuesday’s primary election for local representatives to U.S. Congress, the state Assembly and Senate, with incumbents showing strong leads and contested races carrying over to the November election.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:28 AM
Californians approved a change to term limits for state lawmakers, but a measure to raise tobacco taxes for the first time in nearly two decades was in trouble, voting returns showed late Tuesday.
In Southern California contests, the nonpartisan race for...