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  • '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...
  • 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 —...
  • Ron Kaye: Party needs to clear the air

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political director sent out an email blast urging Democrats in the 43rd Assembly District to show up with “as many friends and family as possible” on Jan. 12 at the IATSE union hall in Burbank to elect a dozen...
  • Liu and Gatto look to supermajority

    With Democrats securing a supermajority in both state houses, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) may find it easier to push their agendas through to the governor’s desk, but they both said they...
  • County Supervisor Antonovich recalls last Assembly supermajority

    County Supervisor Antonovich recalls last Assembly supermajority
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich knows what Republicans in the state Assembly are feeling right now, staring at the prospect of a session where Democrats have a two-thirds majority. Antonovich was Assembly Republican whip during the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Council sees elephant in the room

    Donors may have saved Glendale’s float entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade from the chopping block due to a budget shortfall, but now its circus elephant design — and how it came to pass — is facing scrutiny. The City Council on...
  • 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...