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  • 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...
  • Congressional representatives testify in support of helicopter flight restrictions

    Congressional representatives testify in support of helicopter flight restrictions
    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...
  • GOP candidate will try for 30th district

    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...
  • Valley Democratic group backs Brad Sherman in new District 30 race

    Valley Democratic group backs Brad Sherman in new District 30 race
    Results are in for an early test of grass-roots party support in the high-decibel clash between Democratic Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman, and the advantage goes to Sherman. The Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley voted Monday night to...
  • Brad Sherman leads Howard Berman in Democrat vs. Democrat race

    Brad Sherman leads Howard Berman in Democrat vs. Democrat race
    Brad Sherman holds a significant, but early, lead over fellow Democrat Howard Berman in what has been a bruising internecine battle for the 30th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.  With only a few precincts and absentee ballots counted...
  • Labor backs Rep. Sherman in new 30th District race

    Labor backs Rep. Sherman in new 30th District race
    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...