| Mar 28, 2014
The 40-year debate over affirmative action at state universities generally has been conducted in terms of general principles. At first, advocates emphasized the importance of compensating African Americans (and later others) for the effects of generations...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Two local lawmakers recently announced their picks for “Women of the Year” and they all come from a variety of professional and community-advocacy backgrounds.
During a luncheon on Tuesday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) honored Alexandra...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 4:53 PM
SACRAMENTO — When the state Senate took up the issue of affirmative action in late January, it was a relatively tepid affair.
After 20 minutes of polite debate, senators passed a measure that, if approved by voters, would overturn California's ban...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Last Friday, state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) opened her La Cañada home for a reception to honor five "Women of the Year" in celebration of Women in History Month. The awardees, Sister Terry Dodge, Jan Sanders, Caron Nunez, Margaret Mgrublian...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The doctors and nurses of Glendale Adventist Medical Center were honored by local officials this week for their work in achieving the nation’s fifth lowest hospital mortality rate.
The rankings, compiled by the trade publication Modern Healthcare,...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:21 PM
SACRAMENTO -- A day after going on a leave of absence, Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) was replaced Wednesday as the chairman of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee by Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana).
Wright was removed as chairman after a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:52 PM
SCORE of Greater Los Angeles was honored recently by the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and Community Assn. for the 50 years of service that SCORE has provided to the local business community.
Chapter President Guy Langvardt and Dick Mader...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club members voted at their May meeting to contribute $1,500 to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) and $1,000 to the Anthony Portantino campaign for state Senate in 2016.
The club voted last October to give...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:08 PM
If you’ve never been to a Memorial Day observance in Burbank, it is a poignant and solemn ceremony that provides many reasons for you to attend and honor those who have fought for their country.
Two aspects of the ceremony in particular stand out....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:26 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Monday expanding protections for student athletes who are believed to have sustained a concussion in school sports and activities.
Since 2012, public school districts have been required to immediately...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:00 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Under a provision tucked into budget legislation by the state Senate, the president of the California Public Utilities Commission would be exempt from a proposal intended to prevent commissioners from spending agency-related funds that...