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  • Berman skips State of the Union speech to stay in L.A.

    Berman skips State of the Union speech to stay in L.A.
    Rep. Howard Berman, locked in a contentious race  with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Shermanfor the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, isn’t  on hand for the president’s State of Union  speech tonight.   His staff says he&...
  • Legislators look to quiet helicopter noise

    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,...
  • Excluded congressional candidate files complaint with IRS

    Excluded congressional candidate files complaint with IRS
    A Republican candidate excluded from a Jewish Journal forum has filed a complaint with the IRS alleging that the nonprofit publication is improperly engaging in political advocacy. An attorney for  writer Susan Shelley, one of two Republicans in the...
  • Berman calls caucus decision not to endorse 'just'

    Berman calls caucus decision not to endorse 'just'
    Rep Howard L. Bermancalled the decision of the 30th Congressional District caucus not to endorse a candidate at the California Democrats State Convention "just and appropriate" as he and fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman of Sherman Oaks fight for the...
  • Sherman is staying put, despite Berman supporter's plea

    Sherman is staying put, despite Berman supporter's plea
    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...
  • Lawmaker calls on House committee to address helicopter noise complaints

    Lawmaker calls on House committee to address helicopter noise complaints
    Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) is calling on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee to convene a panel on low-flying helicopters above residential areas in Los Angeles County. In his letter to the committee's leadership,...
  • Primary Election 2012: Local races are a mix of certainty and long shots

    Primary Election 2012: Local races are a mix of certainty and long shots
    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...
  • Primary 2012: Incumbents Schiff, Liu, Gatto finish first

    Primary 2012: Incumbents Schiff, Liu, Gatto finish first
    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-...
  • Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax

    Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax
    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...
  • Berman-Sherman battle is one Democrats would rather not have

    Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- Rep. Howard Berman hasn't had to fight for a job since Richard Nixon defeated George McGovern and M*A*S*H made its television debut. That was 1972, when he won a state Assembly seat in his first race. Now the...
  • Incumbents win primary races

    Incumbents win primary races
    Familiar faces topped the polls in Tuesday’s primary for offices in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Incumbent Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) all received the...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Berman fights billboards, Laser Tag for a cause in Sherman Oaks, and a coach in trouble in Granada Hills

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Berman fights billboards, Laser Tag for a cause in Sherman Oaks, and a coach in trouble in Granada Hills
    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...