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  • New district maps signal vast change

    The potential for sweeping change among the region’s political districts was brought into sharp focus Friday with the release of preliminary redistricting maps by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission. Among the changes proposed in the...
  • The sweet taste of Christmas

    The sweet taste of Christmas
    Raffi Kendirjian clearly remembers celebrating Christmas Eve as a boy growing up in Beruit — the family gathered at the home of an elderly relative, broke fast and waited for the parish priest and council members to make the rounds through the...
  • Schiff champions Giffords' strength

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said this week that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is tough and resilient and may be able to overcome the horrific injury she endured when she was shot in the head at a Tucson shopping center Saturday. Tucson resident Jared...
  • Local pols take no-fear approach

    The killing of six people and the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Tucson) in Arizona has shaken the city's state and federal representatives, but none has plans to scale back public appearances. "We all have concerns about it. I...
  • Budget would shift burden to local government

    Calls for billions in cuts to programs and services and for continuing temporary tax hikes aren't the only reasons Gov. Jerry Brown's state budget proposal was turning heads Monday. Brown's plan also calls for a reorganization of the state bureaucracy...
  • Laws redirect thieves from prison to jail

    Recent changes to state law will result in many theft-related crimes formerly charged as felonies to be handled as misdemeanors. Locally, this means many thieves who commit property crimes in La Caņada Flintridge and surrounding areas will be spending...
  • State lawmakers take up Armenian Genocide

    Local lawmakers are leading an effort to again have California recognize the Armenian Genocide and to push the federal government to do the same. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) introduced a joint Assembly and Senate resolution...
  • Challengers in Senate, Assembly races play catch up

    Challengers in Senate, Assembly races play catch up
    Late entries by Republican candidates have made local state Senate and Assembly races competitive for Democratic incumbents. But if money is the marker for political power, the conservatives face an uphill battle. State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada...
  • Moving ahead in a time of trouble

    The fast-approaching year is already looking to be a bumpy one. Without a redevelopment agency, local officials will have to re-evaluate plans for future projects and rethink how to keep pace with the demand for affordable housing. Redrawn political...
  • Lawmakers plan future battles

    Lawmakers plan future battles
    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...
  • The clock winds down

    As the clock ticks toward the Feb. 1 deadline for dismantling redevelopment agencies, officials in the tri-city area are taking different approaches — from playing wait-and-see to pressing local lawmakers to reach a legislative compromise that would...