| Nov 30, 2011
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...
| Feb 5, 2012
On the day the redevelopment money machine died, the opening scene of “Saving Private Ryan” came to the mind of Glendale’s new city manager, Scott Ochoa. It was the scene where medics are frantically trying to stop the bleeding of a...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:38 PM
It's hard to be a member of the Republican Party in Los Angeles County. However, it's not difficult to get elected — as long as that office is nonpartisan.
No Republican in California holds statewide office, and GOP'ers in Sacramento are so...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 1:20 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – Florida Gov. Rick Scott is asking delegates and other attendees to watch themselves as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches, a warning that may potentially affect the California Republican delegation.
The state delegation, including...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 11:01 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- California is not expected to play much of a role in the presidential election for Republicans. The Golden State has voted for the Democratic candidate in every election since 1992. Perhaps because of this, the GOP delegation to the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Former California Gov. Gray Davis is a delegate this week to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Barack Obama will tonight accept his party's nomination for a second term. Davis, whose second term in office was cut short...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:12 PM
History is the chronicle of divorces between creed and deed. — Louis Fischer
As recently as 2004, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints — Mormons — were excluded from participating in events organized by the...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:26 PM
La Cañada Unified School District board of education members are crediting the community for helping spike a state Assembly proposal that would have eliminated student test results as a measure of teacher performance.
Backed by several large teachers...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A Republican candidate excluded from a Jewish Journal forum has filed a complaint with the IRS alleging that the nonprofit publication is improperly engaging in political advocacy.
An attorney for writer Susan Shelley, one of two Republicans in the...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:36 PM
At last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, delegates and office holders confronted a wide range of national and local concerns. Sitting in the hall every night was Rep. Adam Schiff, whose 29th Congressional...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:49 AM
The Obama administration, which has been urging California to push through growing opposition to its bullet train project, asked Congress on Monday for nearly $35 billion in passenger rail funding over the next five years.
The request in its fiscal...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 6:38 PM
The Red White and Blue Fund, a "super PAC" backing the presidential bid of Republican Rick Santorum, paid more than half a million dollars last month to a newly formed direct mail firm.
The owner of that company?
None other than Nick Ryan, a former...