| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The exchange was simple and sweet: free “planetary” baked goods — asteroid Rice Krispie treats, deep space cupcakes — for a few signatures.
As some of the thousands of visitors to Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Saturday open house...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) hailed the Obama administration's announcement today that the government will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and who do not pose a security threat.
In a statement released today,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial Citizens United decision. The decision opened the floodgates on campaign contributions from corporations.
In that time, so-...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Three of Burbank's five math teams received medals after competing in the Mathematics Field Day on June 2 at Wilson Middle School in Glendale. They will be honored during the Burbank Unified School District board meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at Burbank City...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday condemned a House committee's vote to hold Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena for documents in a gun-tracking case.
In a statement released by his office...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today called the U.S. Supreme Court’s vote to uphold President Obama's healthcare law "the correct legal decision," contending that the "hard-passed" reforms would benefit millions of people across the nation.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Among the area's congressional representatives, reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday on President Obama's healthcare overhaul were diametrically opposed, mirroring their respective parties and the dialogue on Capitol Hill.
On one side,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:35 AM
The latest draft of a federal appropriations bill “will catalyze” the U.S. Forest Service to issue its findings on whether to lift a ban on nighttime water-dropping flights to combat wildfires, according to an announcement issued today by Rep....
| Jun 30, 2012
| 4:02 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Thursday to uphold President Obama's health insurance mandate will expand coverage to many uninsured Americans, but its effect on area hospitals remains unclear.
Len LaBella, president of Verdugo Hills Hospital, is...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:24 PM
When flags representing Mexico, South Korea, eco-justice and gays and lesbians were stolen from St. Luke’s of the Mountains Episcopal Church — leaving just the American flag standing — the message was conspicuous and unwanted.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:49 PM
The latest draft of a federal appropriations bill “will catalyze” the U.S. Forest Service to issue its findings on whether to lift a ban on nighttime water-dropping flights to combat wildfires, according to a recent announcement by Rep. Adam...