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Carol Liu

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  • The quest for diversity at California's state universities

     The quest for diversity at California's state universities
    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...
  • Political Landscape: 'Women of the Year' selections announced; Violent crime report bill receives supporting vote

    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...
  • Affirmative action non-action still causing waves in Sacramento

    Affirmative action non-action still causing waves in Sacramento
    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...
  • On the Town: Liu hosts 'Women of the Year' celebration; Glendale Soroptimists' award luncheon

    On the Town: Liu hosts 'Women of the Year' celebration; Glendale Soroptimists' award luncheon
    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...
  • Glendale Adventist honored for low death rate

    Glendale Adventist honored for low death rate
    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,...
  • Sen. Wright's conviction leads to committee shake-ups

    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...
  • SCORE honored for 50 years of service

    SCORE honored for 50 years of service
    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...
  • Democratic Club OKs contributions

    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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Reflection and inspiration on Memorial Day

    Burb's Eye View: Reflection and inspiration on Memorial Day
    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....
  • Brown signs law to protect student athletes who suffer concussions

    Brown signs law to protect student athletes who suffer concussions
    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...
  • Exemption for California PUC chief stalls budget finalization

    Exemption for California PUC chief stalls budget finalization
    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...