| Jun 10, 2011
| 6:28 PM
The potential for sweeping change among the region’s political districts was brought into sharp focus Friday with the release of preliminary redistricting maps by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.
Among the changes proposed in the...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 8:03 PM
A powerful wind storm tore down trees and knocked out power in Pasadena and surrounding cities Wednesday night, leaving the streets littered with debris, schools closed and officials declaring states of emergency.
Roughly 200,000 San Gabriel Valley...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:57 PM
With the switch of a color-coded light, Glendale firefighters will now get a jump start on emergency calls before leaving the station.
The new system, installed in Glendale fire stations at the end of November, sends out a digitalized voice message...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 2:19 PM
During this month in which so many traditions are honored, celebrated and continued, current and former elected officials, city staffers and representatives of the local clergy, media, business and nonprofit community gathered this past Saturday evening...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) — faced with being termed out of office next year — is seeking the endorsements of two local Democratic organizations for a run at state Sen. Carol Liu’s seat in a newly redrawn...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:22 PM
A matchup between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and state Sen. Carol Liu is probably the last thing the region’s Democrats want to deal with for the 2012 election.
Both are popular in their respective constituencies, and they are longtime allies....
| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:16 PM
A $50-million budget cut for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada Flintridge likely won't be enough to spur another round of mass layoffs, a legislative affairs official for the agency said.
Despite massive federal deficits that have put support...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:45 PM
The U.S. Forest Service did not use all of the water-dropping aircraft at its disposal as the 2009 Station fire spread quickly across the Angeles National Forest the first night of the blaze, but it’s unclear whether doing so would have made a...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) pressed federal authorities Thursday to clarify whether the U.S. Forest Service violated privacy laws by recording telephone calls to an emergency center during the 2009 Station fire.
Schiff said a report he received from the...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 to look at the response to the windstorm that did tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to Pasadena and surrounding cities on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
The event will be held in...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Burbank Noon Lions
“Children Know Peace” is the theme for the 2011 International Peace Poster contest sponsored by the Burbank Noon Lions club, and on November 16, the club recognized the winners in a ceremony held at the Burbank Central...