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  • 'Thank God' for high-speed rail funding, Gov. Jerry Brown says

    'Thank God' for high-speed rail funding, Gov. Jerry Brown says
    "It's a jobs creator, and thank God we got it," Gov. Jerry Brown said of funding for high speed rail, narrowly approved by the Legislature last week. He and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood were at the Port of Oakland on Monday to take a victory...
  • Democratic clubs to hold Burbank fundraiser

    The executive boards for three local Democratic clubs will hold a fundraiser for several candidates running in the 43rd state Assembly District at 5 p.m. May 27 at Flappers Comedy Club, 102 E. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank. Called the “43rd AD Get...
  • Think Again: California incumbents face a new challenge

    It’s going to be a fun-filled year ahead as we try to figure out where we are going as a country, as a state and as local communities. If we’ve seen any lesson thus far, even with the early Iowa Republican Caucus, every vote counts. In Iowa,...
  • Burbank Democrats to meet at Colony Theatre

    The Burbank Democratic Club will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third St. Burbank. Patty Horton, representing Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), and Vickere Murphy, on behalf of state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge),...
  • High-speed rail, pensions and budget all on Capitol agenda

    High-speed rail, pensions and budget all on Capitol agenda
    The next two weeks are expected to be busy ones in the state Capitol. For starters, Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown continue to haggle over the incomplete budget sent by lawmakers to the governor’s desk Friday. Brown has until June 27 to sign or...
  • Burbank accountant accused of stealing from assemblyman's campaign fund

    A Burbank accountant who has worked as a campaign treasurer for many prominent California Democrats is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the election fund of Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana), according to a criminal complaint...
  • Sherman gets party endorsement

    The Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley endorsed Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) by a 62% margin last week for the newly drawn 30th Congressional District, which includes a sliver of west Burbank. He won the endorsement over fellow...
  • Political Landscape: Locals win Truman Awards

    Three recipients of this year’s Truman Awards presented last weekend by the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley have local ties. The party is an umbrella organization made up of 27 area Democratic clubs, which names a top volunteer each...
  • Berman draws on D.C. insiders to boost self, slam rival Sherman

    Berman draws on D.C. insiders to boost self, slam rival Sherman
    It's always nice when you can get others to make your points for you, and Rep. Howard Berman has found some help among Washington insider organizations in his election battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman. Foreign Policy magazine's website has...
  • Democratic activist dies of lung cancer

    Roz Teller, a local Democratic activist, died Aug. 31 after a short battle with lung cancer. She was a member of the Los Angeles Democratic Party Central Committee, serving on the resolutions and judicial interview committees. She was also a member of...
  • Howard Berman campaign to gain two GOP senators' support

    Howard Berman campaign to gain two GOP senators' support
    Rep. Howard Berman, gripped in a tough reelection battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman for the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, is expected to get endorsements Monday from two prominent Republican U.S. senators. Sens. John...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo man arrested for Echo Park murder, Actors apply to be on Studio City Neighborhood Council, Glendale bear meets his Twitter manager

    San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo man arrested for Echo Park murder, Actors apply to be on Studio City Neighborhood Council, Glendale bear meets his Twitter manager
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 13. A murder suspect who led police on a chase through Echo Park and downtown L.A. Tuesday is a North Hollywood resident. Ian Schlesinger, 24, was arrested on a warrant for the slaying of former...