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  • Schiff calls for renewed gun controls in wake of deadly Colorado shooting

    Schiff calls for renewed gun controls in wake of deadly Colorado shooting
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called on Congress Tuesday to renew a federal ban on assault weapons in the wake of the deadly theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., that killed 12 people and wounded 58 others.  While acknowledging that the federal ban, which...
  • Schiff ditches neutrality, endorses Berman in bitter race

    Schiff ditches neutrality, endorses Berman in bitter race
    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...
  • Billionaires keep pouring millions into 'super PACs'

    Billionaire political patrons filled the coffers of the presidential "super PACs" last month, spotlighting once again the enormous influence a tiny cadre of wealthy donors is having on the 2012 race. The biggest donations came from casino magnate Sheldon...
  • Ron Kaye: It'll be hell to pay when the bills come due

    I don't know about you, but I've been through a lot in my life and I've never seen anything like this — and it isn't at all like seeing an elephant fly. Our elected officials must think we are all “Dumbos” and will somehow go along with...
  • Burbank-based campaign treasurer pleads guilty to fraud charges

    Kinde Durkee, once a go-to campaign treasurer for Democratic candidates in California, pleaded guilty Friday to five counts of mail fraud after an FBI investigation found she pilfered more than $7 million in political funds from at least 50 clients,...
  • Incumbents outpacing rivals in fundraising

    If dollars were votes, the local races for Congress and Assembly would be landslides. Incumbent Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and state Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) all have substantial fundraising advantages over...
  • Gingrich speaks out for Colbert

    The Republican challenger to incumbent Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) got a national boost Saturday when former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich hosted a fundraiser in Simi Valley. John Colbert, the Republican challenger and a former law enforcement...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    The candidates vying to represent Burbank and Glendale in the state Assembly agree on the need to create jobs, but differ in their paths toward righting the economy and fixing the state budget crisis. In written answers to questions from the Glendale...
  • Rallying from the right

    This year's November election kicked off a hard-hitting town hall discussion Sunday night by conservative radio talk show hosts on issues ranging from the "tea party" movement to California's business environment. About 1,300 people attended 870 AM KRLA...
  • Schiff, Sherman transfer funds

    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have given nearly $1 million in combined donations to their colleagues during a fundraising cycle in which Republican challengers are poised to make significant gains. Both incumbent...
  • Gatto wins special election for Assembly seat

    Gatto wins special election for Assembly seat
    Democrat Mike Gatto won a commanding victory in the special election for the 43rd Assembly District seat Tuesday, defeating his Republican opponent by a nearly 20% margin. With 100% of the precincts reporting, Gatto received 20,870 votes, or 58.7%,...
  • Gatto offers potentially sunny budget forecast

    Gatto offers potentially sunny budget forecast
    Lawmakers will not approve a state budget for weeks and may not complete one until after the November election, Assemblyman Mike Gatto told a crowd of 30 Saturday in Glendale. Gatto's forecast came during a town hall meeting in which he touted...