| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Ventura County Supervisor Steve Bennett’s decision a week ago to drop out of the race for an open congressional seat did more than disappoint those who liked his chances. His announcement at the California Democratic Party’s convention also...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Don’t look now, but the national pastime has just become fodder for one of the hottest political contests in town — the race between Democratic Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman for a San Fernando Valley congressional seat.
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) racked up a major endorsement in the form of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) in his bruising battle with Rep. Brad Sherman for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat.
Schiff's break from...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman aren’t the only ones throwing brickbats at each other in the contentious race for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat — the two lesser-known Republicansin the contest...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Brad Sherman and Howard Berman could hardly be accused of ducking debates. The veteran Democratic congressmen, vying for the same San Fernando Valley seat in the House of Representatives, have met to argue their cases at least five times since the...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:47 AM
The three Congressional representatives whose districts comprise a large swath of the San Fernando Valley testified before a House panel on Thursday about the need to more strictly regulate helicopters.
Residents have long complained about low-flying...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 12:15 PM
A GOP challenger has thrown her hat in the ring in the race for the redrawn 30th Congressional District, going up against Democratic power players Howard Berman and Brad Sherman in an open primary in June.
Susan Shelley of Woodland Hills describes...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Susan Shelley, one of three Republicans in an election battle dominated by Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman, scored a big-name endorsement recently -- that of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn.
“We believe you will be an excellent...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Two veteran congressmen fighting for their political lives have amassed millions as they battle for a single San Fernando Valley seat, dwarfing the war chests in most other hot House races in Southern California this year.
Rep. Howard Berman has out-...