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  • 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...
  • Schiff, Friedman celebrate Armenian independence

    Schiff, Friedman celebrate Armenian independence
    Local elected officials celebrated the 20th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia Sunday. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, Glendale Mayor Laura Friedman and council members Frank Quintero and Ara Najarian...
  • Democrats scramble to replace cash tied to Durkee

    A suspected embezzlement scheme that has ensnared hundreds of campaign accounts of Democrats has sent candidates scrambling for new cash as they prepare for an election season that could reshape California's political landscape. Just when they need to...
  • Ron Kaye: Time to hold them responsible

    The trial of six Italian seismologists and a government official for manslaughter due to their failure to provide warnings of a devastating earthquake after a series of smaller ones has sent a tremor throughout the world’s scientific and political...
  • President Obama headed to Los Angeles fundraiser

    President Obama headed to Los Angeles fundraiser
    Air Force One has just taken off from Miramar Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego, taking President Obama to Los Angeles International Airport for a fundraiser in Los Angeles. Obama arrived in San Diego about 1:30 p.m. and after a few moments of...
  • Berman-Sherman battle is one Democrats would rather not have

    Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- Rep. Howard Berman hasn't had to fight for a job since Richard Nixon defeated George McGovern and M*A*S*H made its television debut. That was 1972, when he won a state Assembly seat in his first race. Now the...
  • In wake of Durkee case, ethics agency proposes training to prevent fraud

    The head of the state's ethics agency Friday proposed new measures to prevent fraud in the handling of political funds in response to a federal investigation of Kinde Durkee, who is suspected of embezzling from campaign accounts she controlled. In...
  • Ron Kaye: A spark of life in the conversation

    Born and raised in Glendale, a Boy Scout and a graduate of Flintridge Prep, Joe Briones now calls the streets of downtown Los Angeles his home. Briones, 29, a film student at L.A. City College, is homeless by choice, an organizer of the Occupy Los...
  • Schiff offers support for growing 'Occupy' movement

    Schiff offers support for growing 'Occupy' movement
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today stepped into the "Occupy Wall Street" fray, calling the growing movement a culmination of "shared frustration" over "reckless decision-making" that led the nation into the current economic morass. In a statement...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Schiff ditches neutrality, endorses Berman in bitter race

    Schiff ditches neutrality, endorses Berman in bitter race
    Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) racked up a major endorsement in the form of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) in his bruising battle with Rep. Brad Sherman for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat. Schiff's break from...