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  • Carlos Moorhead, longtime congressional representative, dies at 89

    Carlos Moorhead, longtime congressional representative, dies at 89
    Former Rep. Carlos Moorhead — whose 24 years in Congress representing the tri-city area earned him the title of dean of the California Republican Congressional delegation — has died. He was 89. Moorhead represented Burbank, Glendale and...
  • Political Landscape: Locals win Truman Awards

    Three recipients of this year’s Truman Awards presented last weekend by the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley have local ties. The party is an umbrella organization made up of 27 area Democratic clubs, which names a top volunteer each...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo man arrested for Echo Park murder, Actors apply to be on Studio City Neighborhood Council, Glendale bear meets his Twitter manager

    San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo man arrested for Echo Park murder, Actors apply to be on Studio City Neighborhood Council, Glendale bear meets his Twitter manager
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 13. A murder suspect who led police on a chase through Echo Park and downtown L.A. Tuesday is a North Hollywood resident. Ian Schlesinger, 24, was arrested on a warrant for the slaying of former...
  • Portantino to La Caņada: Thank you!

    Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) on Wednesday thanked the community for its support as his time in Sacramento comes to an end, and he reflected on his key accomplishments. Two months remain before term limits force Portantino to...
  • Reps. Berman, Sherman continue to rake in campaign cash

    Reps. Berman, Sherman continue to rake in campaign cash
    Ka-ching! That’s become a familiar sound in the San Fernando Valley slugfest between Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman. Together, the two Democrats have spent more than $9 million through Sept. 30, according to the latest campaign finance...
  • 'Thank God' for high-speed rail funding, Gov. Jerry Brown says

    'Thank God' for high-speed rail funding, Gov. Jerry Brown says
    "It's a jobs creator, and thank God we got it," Gov. Jerry Brown said of funding for high speed rail, narrowly approved by the Legislature last week. He and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood were at the Port of Oakland on Monday to take a victory...
  • Fear and loathing at Burbank polling station

    Fear and loathing at Burbank polling station
    At Burbank City Hall, fear over the future of healthcare, the economy and state education funding factored prominently in ballot decisions for some voters. And as in other polling stations across the region, voters were split on the issues, candidates...
  • 2 locals vie for Citizens Redistricting Commission seats

    Two area residents are among the 120 candidates vying for a spot on California's new 14-member Citizens Redistricting Commission, which will be responsible in the coming year for redrawing the state's Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization district...
  • Schools' financial struggles continue

    Schools' financial struggles continue
    GLENDALE — Nineteen months since congressional Democrats passed the $787-billion stimulus and recovery bill, local school districts continue to fend off budget cuts and protect employee jobs. In other words, they're not out of the woods. In...
  • Local incumbents hold on strong, despite nationwide changes

    Republican Rep. David Dreier cruised to victory over his main challenger, Democrat Russ Warner, Tuesday night with 54.5% to 36.9%, according to the Los Angeles County registrar. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino trounced his main opponent, Republican...
  • In Theory: What is the role of religion?

    David Hartman, a Jerusalem-based rabbi and philosopher, recently sat down for an interview with CNN's Izzy Lemberg. In the interview, Hartman wonders whether religion is really helpful to the human condition. "There's a whole bunch of myths that religions...