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  • Gatto touts road-energy bill

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) may have found a new energy source for California — the pavement beneath your car tires. Last week, Gatto introduced Assembly Bill 306, a proposal to launch tests of “piezoelectric” generation of...
  • Iteration of Prop. 24 is back

    Last year, media companies including the Walt Disney Co. and Time-Warner Inc., parent of Burbank’s Warner Bros. Studios, spent millions of dollars to help defeat California’s Proposition 24. Now a key part of the measure is back in a different...
  • Armenian Genocide resolution gets support from L.A. County Democratic Party

    The L.A. County Democratic Party recently passed a resolution to ask the California Democratic Party to endorse efforts to educate its members about the Armenian Genocide and reject efforts to deny the crime. The resolution was authored by the Southern...
  • Ron Kaye: You, the voter, must pay attention

    Mail-in voting for the general election two weeks from now already is under way with reforms in place — open primaries and the end of gerrymandered legislative districts — that are supposed to end the stalemate in Sacramento. The odds of...
  • Story on Krikorian comments was unfair

    I was very disappointed to see the Glendale News-Press use an unknown, anonymous attack from the Internet to widely circulate a smear of Assembly candidate Greg Krikorian (“Rally comments cause a stir,” May 13). Do you really think it was fair...
  • Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax

    Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax
    Californians approved a change to term limits for state lawmakers, but a measure to raise tobacco taxes for the first time in nearly two decades was in trouble, voting returns showed late Tuesday. In Southern California contests, the nonpartisan race for...
  • Ron Kaye: Taking a closer look at Greg Krikorian

    It's not a state secret — just about everybody knows California is broke and the Legislature is broken, and has been ever since voters took the law into their own hands and passed Proposition 13, stopping the government from jacking up taxes every...
  • Brad Sherman has three challengers

    Mark Reed, who ran against Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) in 2010 for a congressional seat, is going to challenge him again in an open primary in June. In doing so, he’ll also be facing incumbent Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) and Susan...
  • Armenian political group seeks charter

    The organization California Armenian-American Democrats, which includes several local members, appears close to being fully chartered by the California Democratic Party. Its bylaws would serve as a template for organizations seeking charter approval in...
  • Local hospitals largely supportive of Supreme Court decision on healthcare law

    Local hospitals largely supportive of Supreme Court decision on healthcare law
    Local healthcare providers have started to weigh in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, with one hospital calling it “a victory for patient care.” The court ruled 5-4 today to...
  • 'Obamacare' backed by local hospitals

    'Obamacare' backed by local hospitals
    Local hospitals on Thursday roundly endorsed the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Obama's Affordable Care Act. With the cloud of uncertainty all but wiped away, representatives said the focus would turn to preparing for the future. The...
  • No change in endorsement for Krikorian

    I was recently made aware of an article printed in the Sunday News-Press & Leader (“Krikorian shrugs off cash woes,” July 1) which led readers to believe that the California Congress of Republicans' endorsement for Greg Krikorian in the 43rd...