| 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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:52 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, July 27. Celestial sightings are going to get a little clearer for Valley dwellers.
The city of Los Angeles is working on replacing streetlamps with LED lights, which are expected to cut down on light pollution....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Glendale Unified school board members are 0-2 in consecutive 43rd Assembly District races.
Local businessman and Republican candidate Greg Krikorian last week resumed his seat on the dais at district headquarters after conceding to Democratic incumbent...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) joined California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in introducing legislation on Monday to try and provide Los Angeles County residents a respite from helicopter noise.
The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.
Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...