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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Carlos Moorhead, longtime congressional representative, dies at 89

    Carlos Moorhead, longtime congressional representative, dies at 89
    Former Rep. Carlos Moorhead — whose 24 years in Congress representing the tri-city area earned him the title of dean of the California Republican Congressional delegation — has died. He was 89. Moorhead represented Burbank, Glendale and...
  • 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...
  • Ron Kaye: Eyeing the propositions

    With absolute certainty, I am prepared a month before the election to predict the outcome in California: President Obama will carry the nation's largest state and Democrats will maintain dominance in both houses of the state Legislature. Of course...
  • Democrats begin to pull ahead in local Assembly races

    Democrats Chris Holden and Mike Gatto expanded their leads ahead early Wednesday morning in the race for the 41st and 43rd Assembly seats, respectively.  With about a quarter of precincts reporting as of 1 a.m., Gatto received 29,436 votes, or 59.1%, a...
  • Gatto, Liu, Schiff handily hold on to their seats

    Local Democratic incumbents for state offices and the U.S. House easily cleared challenges from their Republican opponents Tuesday. Even in the hotly contested race for the 43rd Assembly District, incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) never...
  • Ron Kaye: Measure J loss is a victory for the people

    We can’t keep on destroying the public transit system in order to save it — that surely is the lesson we need to learn from the defeat of Measure J on Tuesday. We all want a real public transit system. We want to park our cars and ride...