| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, July 16. Weather for today is expected to reach a high of 80 degrees and a low of 65, with patchy fog forecasted throughout the day.
Your top regional news:
- The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:53 AM
The U.S. Navy, which earlier began allowing "humanist" as a designated religious preference despite the fact that many humanists are atheists, recently rejected its first application from a humanist chaplain.
Days later, the U.S. Senate approved a...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The CIA has made plans to close its network of secret bases in Afghanistan and pull its personnel back to Kabul this summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of American...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:40 PM
I saw and heard the Chris Wallace interview with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank). Schiff has been a very capable representative for our district. He has been a persistent voice in Congress to recognize the Armenian Genocide, for one thing. I was one of his...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Seventy-nine artists interpreted the theme of "celebrate" in honor of the reopening of the Brand Library and its galleries. And "Celebrate!" their audiences did.
This past Saturday, some 200 art fans jammed the main exhibit space to "oooh" and "ahhh"...
| 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....
| May 21, 2014
| 11:58 AM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) on Wednesday named a slate of Democrats to participate in the new select committee on Benghazi, despite reservations of many in her party about the mission of the GOP-led panel.
| May 21, 2014
| 5:22 PM
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she would appoint Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Baltimore to lead Democrats on a controversial select committee to investigate the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead.
| May 24, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was appointed this week to the House’s Select Committee on Benghazi to help investigate the deaths of four Americans stemming from a 2012 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Libya, though he questions if another...
| May 25, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Good morning, readers! Today is Sunday, May 25.
Here's the news from your area:
- Anyone with a good idea about how to streamline state government could receive $25,000 as part of a bill approved by the state Assembly on Friday.
- Glendale police...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:13 PM
On a recent trip to the nation's capital, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made sure to call on Jo-Ellen Darcy.
As assistant Army secretary for civil works, Darcy is critical to the city's efforts to win federal approval for a costly and ambitious plan...