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  • Legislators send in their bills

    Local representatives turned in a lot of paperwork leading up to the Feb. 18 deadline for California lawmakers to submit legislation for the 2011-12 session. The four lawmakers who represent all or parts of Glendale, Burbank and La Cañada Flintridge...
  • Incumbents keep their seats

    A Republican wave broke over the nation Tuesday, but it didn't reach Glendale or Burbank. Final results for the three races in the region showed Democrat incumbents waltzed back into office by nearly 2-1 margins. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) took 65% of...
  • In Theory: What is the role of religion?

    David Hartman, a Jerusalem-based rabbi and philosopher, recently sat down for an interview with CNN's Izzy Lemberg. In the interview, Hartman wonders whether religion is really helpful to the human condition. "There's a whole bunch of myths that religions...
  • In Theory: Could same-sex marriage become legal?

    Q. A recent Gallup poll has revealed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans support gay marriage. According to the figures, 53% of Americans say they believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid; in 1996, the figure was...
  • New district maps signal vast change

    The potential for sweeping change among the region’s political districts was brought into sharp focus Friday with the release of preliminary redistricting maps by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission. Among the changes proposed in the...
  • 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...
  • Chris Holden, other local Assembly candidates rack up endorsements

    The Thanksgiving holiday didn’t slow the pace for state Assembly candidates seeking supporters. Pasadena City Councilman Chris Holden, a Democrat who is running for the newly drawn 41st District, scored backing from the California League of...
  • Portantino sets sights on Liu's senate seat

    Portantino sets sights on Liu's senate seat
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) — faced with being termed out of office next year — is seeking the endorsements of two local Democratic organizations for a run at state Sen. Carol Liu’s seat in a newly redrawn...
  • Portantino forced to hedge

    A matchup between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and state Sen. Carol Liu is probably the last thing the region’s Democrats want to deal with for the 2012 election. Both are popular in their respective constituencies, and they are longtime allies....
  • Moorhead's legacy is memorialized at service

    Moorhead's legacy is memorialized at service
    “A Representative Life” was more than just a slogan for former Congressman Carlos Moorhead — it was his legacy. That was the central message relayed during Moorhead's memorial service on Saturday, attended by dozens of friends, family...
  • Portantino struggles to find political footing

    Portantino struggles to find political footing
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) — struggling to find his political footing in a changing landscape of legislative districts — is moving into a gray area, stuck between a potential congressional bid and what would be...
  • Michelle Obama to arrive in L.A. Tuesday, will appear on 'The Tonight Show'

    First Lady Michelle Obama will touch down in Los Angeles on Tuesday for a two-day visit in which she plans to appear on talk shows and meet with Democratic Party donors. She is scheduled to sit down Tuesday with Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show" and on...