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  • Ron Kaye: Taking on the narrow view of business and labor

    Business and labor, so often posturing as antagonists in a life and death struggle for power, have come solidly together in their nostalgia for the good old days when politicians were bought once and stayed bought. Ah, the good old days before term...
  • Burbank Democrats to discuss possible state Assembly district change

    As a state citizens commission moves forward with bringing all of Burbank under one state Assembly district, the city's Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursdayto discuss implications of the change. There will be a discussion about redistricting,...
  • State lawmakers to evaluate high-speed rail in China, site of deadly train crash

    A group of state lawmakers has flown to China to see if California can learn anything from that country about building a high-speed rail system. But the lesson may be about what not to do: the state senators are arriving in a country mourning an accident...
  • California Armenian American Democrats chartered

    After a year and a half of work, the California Armenian American Democrats has received provisional ratification as the first organization chartered by the executive board of the state Democratic Party. Caro Avanessian, interim chairman of the new...
  • Papers sue state to get spending records

    The Los Angeles Times, Times Community News and the Sacramento Bee filed a lawsuit Friday seeking disclosure of state Assembly members' annual budget records in the wake of a dispute between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and...
  • Ron Kaye: Don't always go to the party

    Sipping iced coffee in the Black Cow Café in Montrose on Friday with Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, I found myself suspending my disbelief, putting aside my deep cynicism as a newspaperman and feeling like I was in the company of a politician actually...
  • Schiff calls for immigration policy change

    Schiff calls for immigration policy change
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met with a panel of scientists, engineers and technology firm executives recently to discuss possible changes to federal immigration policy that could boost American competitiveness in the technology sector. Schiff said he is...
  • Bail set for Burbank campaign treasurer arrested on fraud charge

    Kinde Durkee, the campaign treasurer for many prominent California Democrats whose arrest last week on a federal fraud charge rocked the political world, was slated to be released Friday on $200,000 bond. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jay C. Gandhi ordered...
  • Ron Kaye: Time to restore democracy

    Politically speaking, all bets are off, the rules have changed and everything is up for grabs in 2012. Legislative and congressional districts have been redrawn by a citizen’s commission without the gerrymandering that has contributed so much to...
  • Ron Kaye: The government credibility gap

    A decade after the great California tax rebellion began with passage of Proposition 13 to stop gouging on property taxes, state Assembly Democrats resorted to the tried and true formula for squeezing more money out of the public. Pick a specific target,...
  • 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...
  • Gay Democratic club endorses Sherman over Berman in costly race

    Some prominent area gay rights groups have endorsed candidates — all of them Democrats - -in several hot races. The Stonewall Democratic Club also has made some endorsements.  It chose  Rep. Brad Sherman over Rep. Howard Berman in their costly...