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  • Early returns: Gatto, Liu, Schiff hold leads for Democrats

    Early returns: Gatto, Liu, Schiff hold leads for Democrats
    Incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) leads his Republican challenger, Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian, in the first round of election returns -- 14,871 votes to 13,145. The race for the 43rd Assembly District is expected to be...
  • Fog delays election returns, but incumbents Schiff, Gatto and Liu hold on to their leads

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) is maintaining his lead over Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian, with the incumbent garnering 15,340 votes to his Republican challenger’s 13,209. But with just one precinct reporting, the vote tallies...
  • Cost concerns weakened Forest Service's assault on Station fire, study says

    Cost concerns weakened Forest Service's assault on Station fire, study says
    A desire to control costs slowed the arrival of "critical resources" in the attack on last year's disastrous Station fire as the U.S. Forest Service delayed ordering reinforcements from other agencies that had crews and equipment at the ready, according...
  • Foothill residents, representative criticize Forest Service over Station fire

    Foothill residents, representative criticize Forest Service over Station fire
    Foothill residents and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) criticized the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday for moving too slowly to commission a new fleet of night-flying aircraft to fight fires like the devastating Station blaze. At a packed meeting in the...
  • House panel presses for answers on Station fire

    House panel presses for answers on Station fire
    Under intense questioning by House members, the former U.S. Forest Service commander who led the initial attack on last year's Station fire conceded Tuesday that a "window of opportunity" to contain the flames was lost when aircraft arrived two hours late...
  • U.S. Forest Service officials deny cost concerns hampered Station fire response [Updated]

     
    Under intense questioning by Los Angeles-area House members, U.S. Forest Service officials Tuesday denied that cost concerns hampered their response to last year's devastating Station fire. But a Forest Service commander overseeing the firefight said a...
  • Nighttime curfew bill for Bob Hope, Van Nuys airports fails

     
    A San Fernando Valley congressman failed Friday in a legislative bid to give Burbank's Bob Hope Airport and Van Nuys Airport authority to impose nighttime curfews. The Republican-controlled U.S. House soundly rejected the measure, which was opposed by...
  • Lawmakers push for more recognition of Armenian massacre

     
    Los Angeles-area lawmakers held meetings with representatives of the Armenian American community and hosting events recognizing the 1915 Armenian genocide. April 24 is the 96th anniversary of the beginning of the mass killing of 1.5 million Armenians by...
  • Public meeting set to update residents on Station fire probe

     
    A public meeting will be held Thursday in Altadena to update residents on inquiries into the handling of the 2009 Station fire....
  • Critics say firefighting changes slow to come since Station fire

     
    Foothill residents and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) criticized U.S. Forest Service officials on Thursday for taking too long to change some of their firefighting tactics in light of the devastating Station blaze. At a packed meeting in Altadena, residents...
  • OpenX, Web ad firm, raises $20 million, expects to be profitable within a year

     
    Pasadena-based OpenX Technologies Inc., the online advertising firm whose products are built on largely open-source technology, has raised $20 million in additional venture capital, an infusion it believes will be the last one it needs on the way from a.....