| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Last summer, David Garcia was sentenced to life in prison for the 2003 murder of rookie Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka.
Pavelka and another officer, Gregory Campbell, had approached two men sitting in a car without a license plate in an area...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Adam Schiff is on the right path with his legislation Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence (Burbank Leader, Jan. 16). All our lives, from the time we are children, we hear we must be accountable for our actions, but for some reason that has not...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday introduced a bill that would impose a two-year prison sentence for people who buy guns in bulk explicitly to resell them.
The Straw Purchaser Penalty Enhancement Act goes after the so-called “straw...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:02 PM
California Sen. Diane Feinstein may have few Republican allies -- or even conservative Democrats -- as she pushes a new assault weapons ban, but she can at least count on the support of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) who issued a statement Thursday...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday hailed the bipartisan support of a bill that would award grants to states that start programs to collect DNA samples of people arrested on suspicion of violent felonies.
The legislation, which is headed to...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Nearly all of the more than 5,000 respondents to a proposed plan to add a huge swath of wilderness to the national parks system are in favor the idea, federal officials said.
About 100 of the responses were against putting the so-called Rim of the Valley...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Appearing on the MSNBC show “Jansing & Co.,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday voiced concerns about President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defens, former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel.
Speaking to Chris Jansing, Schiff said...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:15 PM
President Obama on Thursday signed into law legislation sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) that would help fund a DNA database of people arrested on suspicion of committing violent felonies.
In a statement, Schiff said the Katie Sepich Enhanced...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:33 PM
The substantial outpouring of support for a proposal to add almost 500,000 acres to the national parks system shows that residents who live in Los Angeles’ dense urban areas value the natural resources around them and want to preserve them for years...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced Monday that he will introduce legislation to roll back immunity guarantees for gun manufacturers and sellers.
The Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act will counteract the Protection of Lawful...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:48 PM
I hope that Rep. Adam Schiff has as much enthusiasm for identifying dangerous mentally ill people and addressing the extreme violence in TV, movies and video games as he does for jumping on the ineffective gun control issue. Gun control fanatics point...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) praised President Obama’s announcement Wednesday of a wide-ranging plan to increase gun controls in the wake of several high profile mass shootings.
The plan, unveiled at the White House Wednesday, includes a new...