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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Will the state Senate vote today to stop bullet train in its tracks?

    After nearly two decades of debate, the decision to move ahead on the California high-speed rail project will come down to a state Senate vote this afternoon that could be decided by one or two members. The Senate will have to accept an $8 billion...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Fear and loathing at Burbank polling station

    Fear and loathing at Burbank polling station
    At Burbank City Hall, fear over the future of healthcare, the economy and state education funding factored prominently in ballot decisions for some voters. And as in other polling stations across the region, voters were split on the issues, candidates...
  • 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...
  • Gatto's victory comes as no surprise

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto's large margin of victory (60.46%) over Greg Krikorian (39.54%) on Nov. 6 was an impressive polling. We may be a bit spoiled here; every district has its Assembly member, but we may not realize just how incredibly effective our...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Hanukkah events around the region

    Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, December 8. Tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah. Many temples and community centers are holding events across the region. Daily News The Democratic Party of the San Gabriel Valley has endorsed L.A....
  • 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...
  • Democrats Berman, Sherman step up fight over GOP supporters

    Democrats Berman, Sherman step up fight over GOP supporters
    If the spectacle of two career Democratsgoing at it over bragging rights to Republican support seems odd to you, blame it on California’s new elections system, which sent some candidates from the same party to  duke it out in the fall.  Those...
  • Schools' financial struggles continue

    Schools' financial struggles continue
    GLENDALE — Nineteen months since congressional Democrats passed the $787-billion stimulus and recovery bill, local school districts continue to fend off budget cuts and protect employee jobs. In other words, they're not out of the woods. In...