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  • Berman-Sherman House race sets spending record

     
    Democratic rivals Howard Berman and Brad Sherman set a California candidate spending record with their race for a San Fernando Valley congressional district seat. Sherman defeated Berman on Nov. 6....
  • Dust-Up: How big a risk does piracy pose to the entertainment industry? [Round 1]

     
    Will illegal downloading drive independent filmmakers and, eventually, the entertainment industry out of business? Absolutely, says Andrew Keen, the author of the upcoming "Digital Vertigo: An Anti-Social Manifesto" and the advisor to Arts and Labs, a...
  • Nighttime curfew bill for Bob Hope, Van Nuys airports fails

     
    A San Fernando Valley congressman failed Friday in a legislative bid to give Burbank's Bob Hope Airport and Van Nuys Airport authority to impose nighttime curfews. The Republican-controlled U.S. House soundly rejected the measure, which was opposed by...
  • Two bills from Congressman Ted Deutch included in bipartisan Iran sanctions legislation

     
    Two measures introduced by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, are part of a new, bipartisan package of Iran sanctions proposed in Congress. The Deutch-supported Iran Transparency and Accountability Act of 2011 and Iran Human Rights and Democracy...
  • Jury deadlocks on charges against truck driver in fatal crash

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. The jury in the murder trial for the driver of a runaway big rig that killed a 12-year-old girl and her father two years ago in La......
  • Rep. Howard Berman proposes helicopter noise bill for L.A.

     
    Carrnageddon: Westside lawmaker proposes helicopter noise bill....
  • Labor continues to choose sides in congressional races

     
    The first two labor endorsements have been unveiled in the race for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley-based congressional district, where Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman are competing for the same seat. Sherman got the nod this week......
  • Congressional candidates lining up more support

     
    Incumbents battling colleagues for the same new congressional districts in next year’s elections recently added more backers. Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village), who is running for the newly drawn 30th District in the San Fernando Valley, has...
  • Hollywood Bowl hopes feds will quiet intrusive copters

     
    Helicopter noise intrudes on many Hollywood Bowl concerts. A noise-abatement bill for Los Angeles County, now before the U.S. House of Representatives, is patterned after a U.S. Senate amendment earlier this year that authorized the FAA to draft new rules...
  • L.A. County backs federal restriction of low-flying helicopters

     
    Because low-flying helicopters are becoming a nuisance, federal authorities should restrict how low they can fly in Los Angeles County, the Board of Supervisors said Tuesday....
  • Labor backs candidates in congressional races

     
    Labor groups are continuing to choose sides in some of next year’s hot congressional contests: --The California Assn. for Professional Employees has decided to back Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) over Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) for...