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  • Ron Kaye: Uniting with the 'enemy' camp

    Anewsie like me needs an angle to lure you into the spider's web of the world he sees, but I wasn't sure I had one Thursday night as I walked out of the South Lake Avenue headquarters of the Pasadena United Democrats, where I had spent the evening among...
  • Q&A from the DNC: Rep. Adam Schiff

    Q&A from the DNC: Rep. Adam Schiff
    At last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, delegates and office holders confronted a wide range of national and local concerns. Sitting in the hall every night was Rep. Adam Schiff, whose 29th Congressional...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rep. Schiff says sequestration would be disastrous for economy

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said this past weekend that sequestration – the mandatory across-the-board spending cuts put in place last year and set to go into effect March 1 – would have a disastrous effect on the middle class and the...
  • Ron Kaye: The Gatto plot thickens

    The clumsy statements by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political team denying that he ran a slate of delegates for the 43rd Assembly District's seats at the state Democratic Party convention — and that challengers were threatened and intimidated —...
  • Political Landscape: Democrats reign in the area

    Today, Burbank and Glendale are Democratic Party territory. In Burbank, 45% of the 54,761 registered voters are Democrats, according to the Angeles County Registrar-Recorder County Clerk's Office. Of the remainder, 29% are Republican, 22% independent...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • GOP candidate will try for 30th district

    A GOP challenger has thrown her hat in the ring in the race for the redrawn 30th Congressional District, going up against Democratic power players Howard Berman and Brad Sherman in an open primary in June. Susan Shelley of Woodland Hills describes...
  • 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...