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  • Schiff to announce student art contest winners at Descanso Gardens

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will announce the winners of an annual student art competition this Sunday at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge. The entry that wins first place will hang in the U.S. Capitol, the second-place entry will hang in...
  • Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event

    Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event
    For the first time, a Turkish scholar addressed a crowd of more than 1,400 people at the city's annual event to commemorate the genocide of about 1.5 million people in 1915 by Ottoman Turks, a tragedy still denied by modern-day Turkey 98 years later....
  • Glendale Unified's Clark Magnet gets second Blue Ribbon distinction

    Glendale Unified's Clark Magnet gets second Blue Ribbon distinction
    Clark Magnet High School was named a national Blue Ribbon school for the second time, Glendale Unified officials announced Monday. The award recognizes private and public schools that make significant academic progress on federal benchmarks. Clark Magnet...
  • Race to the Top for Glendale Unified still up in the air

    The Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday authorized the district to move forward with the federal Race to the Top grant application that could bring $40 million to the district, but with just days left until the Oct. 30 deadline, an agreement has...
  • Hurricane Sandy provides deadline reprieve for Glendale's Race to the Top application

    Hurricane Sandy is wreaking havoc on the East Coast, but in Glendale, the storm provided a last minute extension for negotiations between Glendale Unified and the teachers union over a federal grant application that could bring $40 million to the...
  • Antonovich among county supervisors criticized for use of chauffeurs

    Antonovich among county supervisors criticized for use of chauffeurs
    One of the proudest achievements touted by Los Angeles County supervisors is that thrifty decisions have helped the bureaucracy avoid layoffs and major cuts in service. But some say the frugality hasn't extended to the board members' own perks.  Eric...
  • Neil Armstrong 'opened a frontier' for all humanity, JPL head says

    Neil Armstrong 'opened a frontier' for all humanity, JPL head says
    The director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said he doesn’t know whether Neil Armstrong watched the Curiosity rover land on Mars this month. But he’s sure the world’s most famous astronaut would have liked what he saw. The...
  • The Tampa party scene - Elephants early to bed, early to rise

    The Tampa party scene - Elephants early to bed, early to rise
    TAMPA, Fla. – Political conventions tend to mess with one’s sense of time. For journalists on the West Coast, whose deadlines are three hours later than usual, it’s heaven. Writing on deadline can be a stressful experience. You have...
  • With millions of dollars on the line, Glendale Unified to enter Race to the Top

    With millions of dollars on the line, Glendale Unified to enter Race to the Top
    A race among school districts for millions in federal Race to the Top grants has begun and Glendale Unified is throwing its hat into the highly competitive ring. Burbank Unified officials say they, too, may enter the fray — and with good reason....
  • Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure

    Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare law Thursday, ruling the government may impose tax penalties on persons who do not have health insurance. The court’s long-awaited ruling...
  • Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'

    Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'
    Pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong’s public memorial was held today in Washington, D.C., and the first man to walk on the moon was also honored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank). Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, Schiff noted he...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...