| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The race to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman is emblematic of a fresh wave sweeping across California's politics and, increasingly, the national landscape: intraparty fratricide as a means of upward political mobility.
Four of California's Democrats in...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient.
Whether there will be a...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:05 AM
To no surprise of San Fernando Valley voters who were inundated with campaign ads, robo calls and political mail, Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman set a record for spending by candidates in a California congressional race — shelling out more...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) joined California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in introducing legislation on Monday to try and provide Los Angeles County residents a respite from helicopter noise.
The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.
The event was...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, saying voluntary controls for the "persistent fly-overs” were clearly...
| Dec 10, 2012
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....
| Feb 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.
Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...
| May 11, 2011
| 10:21 AM
As President Obama works to restart the immigration debate, congressional Democrats on Wednesday reintroduced the proposed Dream Act, long-sought legislation that would provide children who were brought to the U.S. illegally a route to citizenship if they...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 6:28 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2011
The 111th Congress held its lame-duck session until Christmas to wrap up unfinished business before Democrats ceded control of the House of Representatives to the Republicans. But the business it failed to address is a most fundamental one.
Up until the...