| Dec 28, 2011
| 6:32 PM
La Cañada saw its share of troubling news in 2011, the most controversial being a complaint filed against a La Cañada High School teacher for having made ethnic slurs in her math classrooms. But there also were celebratory moments — for the...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Local lawmakers plan to tackle a variety of issues in 2012, not the least of which may be campaigning for re-election.
Prominent U.S. Congressional Reps. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) will be facing off against each...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:38 AM
The slow response to the windstorm that left thousands of residents in the dark last month will be the subject of intense scrutiny during a hearing today that will include testimony local and state representatives.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and a...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
It’s going to be a fun-filled year ahead as we try to figure out where we are going as a country, as a state and as local communities.
If we’ve seen any lesson thus far, even with the early Iowa Republican Caucus, every vote counts. In Iowa,...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Last year, 9-year-old Shant Armenian wrote a letter to Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) asking the congressman to invite an astronaut to his school. Schiff often receives letters from students, but this one was different, he said.
“Shant wrote me a...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Tomorrow marks the passing of 25 days since the 25th of December. During that time we have seen the trees recycled, the ornaments and decorations stashed away for another year, and, in the aftermath of all those holiday feasts, the diets started. That...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and his colleague, Judy Chu, urged Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday to seek a federal disaster declaration for the area raked by the powerful windstorm that hit late last year.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has already...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:09 PM
I disagree with Albert Shear (“The hardship of bringing our own bags,” Oct. 28).
There is no reason in our advanced technological society why we can’t develop grocery bags that can be supplied by our grocery stores. Who wants to...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:22 PM
As President Obama wrapped up his third State of the Union address Tuesday evening, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) issued a statement endorsing the commander-in-chief's challenge to update the nation's tax code and raise rates on the super rich.
| 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 1, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The public has until Feb. 15 to send in nominations for the annual "Woman of the Year" award through Rep. Adam Schiff's office.
The awards are dispersed each year during Woman's History Month in March in each of the communities in Schiff's district,...