| May 3, 2014
| 10:13 AM
We learned this week from Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) that the beautiful rug created in 1920 by orphans of the Armenian Genocide and gifted to the United States five years later, might actually be placed on public display — as soon as this fall....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:05 PM
WASHINGTON – "One of the giants of Congress." "A tough partisan, but above all, an institutionalist." "End of an era."
Those were among the reactions Thursday to the announcement by Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) that he would be...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:51 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's new plan for the National Security Agency would significantly curb its authority, ending its vast collection of Americans' telephone records, but at the same time give the spy agency access to millions of cellphone...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:03 AM
WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency would lose its authority to collect and hold years' worth of telephone calling records but gain access to cellphone information it currently lacks under an Obama administration proposal aimed at quieting...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:52 PM
NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity recently passed its 10th anniversary exploring the Red Planet and embarked on what scientists called a brand new mission, but the trusty little rover’s funding has been thrust onto uncertain terrain.
In the $17....
| 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 31, 2014
| 12:38 PM
It was a busy week for Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), who had several bills approved by various committees, including one piece of legislation aimed at better training school employees to identify and report child abuse.
AB 1432, passed by a 5-0...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:39 AM
WASHINGTON -- A group of lawmakers is hoping the recent string of Southern California temblors will jolt Congress into funding an earthquake warning system.
The lawmakers are seeking some of the $38.3 million needed to build the system on the West Coast...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:51 PM
The Armenian community in Glendale quickly reacted to the takeover of a majority Armenian town called Kessab by Syrian rebels in northwest Syria in late March, forcing inhabitants to flee.
A social media campaign cooked up by a Glendale youth...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:36 PM
WASHINGTON – For Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, the attack on a Syrian town that is home to descendants of the Armenian genocide was a painful reminder of the past.
"I can’t help but think, 'Here we are again,'" said Eshoo, whose grandparents...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Public officials in Glendale are praising a vote by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday that passed a resolution to observe and commemorate the Armenian Genocide.
Authored by committee chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mark...