| May 31, 2013
| 2:06 PM
A hearing will be held on June 10 to discuss a recent report from the Federal Aviation Administration looking at helicopter noise in Los Angeles County, particularly the San Fernando Valley.
The report leaves open a range of options for how to tackle...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Rep. Raul Ruiz was settling in on another flight home to the Southern California desert when the flight crew put out an urgent call for passengers with medical expertise.
Ruiz hurried down the aisle to find an elderly man collapsed in his seat. The...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:29 PM
WASHINGTON — Seven California Democrats broke with the majority of their party and President Obama on Friday to support Republican-sponsored legislation that would allow insurance companies to continue to offer health plans next year even if they...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Reps. Dana Rohrabacher, an Orange County conservative, and Maxine Waters, a Los Angeles liberal, on the same side of an issue?
The Ripley's Believe It or Not moment came Thursday in a House vote to pass a budget deal designed to...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Fourteen bipartisan members of the House of Representatives urged lawmakers Wednesday to block Chinese poultry from school lunches and other national nutrition programs because of the country’s poor food safety record.
In a letter, the 12...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is trying to bar Chinese poultry from federal school lunch and other nutrition programs because of China's poor record on food safety.
On Wednesday, 12 Democratic representatives and two Republicans called for...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), along with Reps. Brad Sherman, Henry Waxman, Tony Cardenas and Alan Lowenthal, wrote to the chairman and ranking member of the Transportation Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee on Thursday, urging...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- With the proposed Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act unable to get off the ground in Congress, a group of lawmakers is turning to Plan B to try to nudge the Federal Aviation Administration to act more aggressively to...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Complaints about the massive open-air recycling facility in Sun Valley flow in each month in minute, sometimes stomach-turning detail.
Rats have skittered off the property of Community Recycling & Resource Recovery and into a nearby business,...
| Apr 18, 2011
A National Football League team would have to commit to remaining in a proposed downtown Los Angeles stadium for 20 to 30 years for the city to approve the project, a key city negotiator said Monday. The city will seek......
| Jun 15, 2011
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday decided to oppose state legislation that would shift control of LA/Ontario International Airport from the city to a new authority made up of Inland Empire officials. The council voted 11 to 0 against......