| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:41 PM
The Burbank Temporary Aid Center (BTAC) presented its 2012 Top Award for Citizenship to Mayor Jess Talamantes and Entertainment Partners, represented by the company’s President and CEO Mark Goldstein, at its ninth annual awards gala at the...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:01 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown is currently going through a massive number of bills that were approved by the Legislature at the last minute before lawmakers went into recess until January.
One bill awaiting Brown’s signature would require the California...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed several pieces of legislation by local lawmakers just before the Oct. 9 deadline, including a controversial firearm bill, but vetoed others, such as one designed to put more rapists behind bars.
The new firearm law authored by...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 3:23 PM
The California Library Association has named State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) its 2011 Legislator of the Year.
The organization represents public, academic and specialty libraries across the state.
Liu was recognized for her leadership in...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Anthony Portantino, who for the past six years has represented La Cañada Flintridge in the state Assembly, enters this holiday season with a new task: Figure out what to do next.
Portantino’s job ended officially on Dec. 1, when the new legislative...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
“We're safe on Mars.”
La Cañada Flintridge's connection to the heavens made for a sensational story in 2012, as Jet Propulsion Laboratory safely landed the NASA rover Curiosity on the Red Planet. JPL engineer Al Chen made the announcement...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 11:55 AM
State Sen. Carol Liu (D-Pasadena) is scheduled to headline a study session at Glendale Community College on Sept. 24 that will focus on new legislation that will shape how colleges service and prioritize students.
With Senate Bill 1143, Liu helped...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:22 PM
The recent grand opening of Story Tavern on San Fernando Boulevard stirred a lot of memories for Les Rosenberg, former owner of Photo Art Shop that was located down the block.
Rosenberg grew up in town and is a member of the Burbank Historical Society...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Several local women are among 30 who will be honored during the 13th annual Women in Business Legislative Update and Awards luncheon on Friday at the Pasadena Hilton.
The women were selected by State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada-Flintridge) and Assembly...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:15 PM
For 13 years Women in Business commendations have been awarded to exceptional women from the local communities who are leaders and role models. On Friday at the Pasadena Hilton the awardees were recognized by the 21st Senate District and the 43rd and 44th...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:39 PM
A bill to update and streamline state laws for public libraries was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown recently.
SB 1044, introduced by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), changes several requirements for libraries, including a mandate that they...