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Adam Schiff

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  • Nighttime curfew bill for Bob Hope, Van Nuys airports fails

     
    A San Fernando Valley congressman failed Friday in a legislative bid to give Burbank's Bob Hope Airport and Van Nuys Airport authority to impose nighttime curfews. The Republican-controlled U.S. House soundly rejected the measure, which was opposed by...
  • Lawmakers push for more recognition of Armenian massacre

     
    Los Angeles-area lawmakers held meetings with representatives of the Armenian American community and hosting events recognizing the 1915 Armenian genocide. April 24 is the 96th anniversary of the beginning of the mass killing of 1.5 million Armenians by...
  • Public meeting set to update residents on Station fire probe

     
    A public meeting will be held Thursday in Altadena to update residents on inquiries into the handling of the 2009 Station fire....
  • Critics say firefighting changes slow to come since Station fire

     
    Foothill residents and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) criticized U.S. Forest Service officials on Thursday for taking too long to change some of their firefighting tactics in light of the devastating Station blaze. At a packed meeting in Altadena, residents...
  • OpenX, Web ad firm, raises $20 million, expects to be profitable within a year

     
    Pasadena-based OpenX Technologies Inc., the online advertising firm whose products are built on largely open-source technology, has raised $20 million in additional venture capital, an infusion it believes will be the last one it needs on the way from a.....
  • JPL faces $50-million budget cut; more layoffs called unlikely

     
    A $50-million budget cut for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada Flintridge likely won't be enough to spur another round of mass layoffs, a legislative affairs official for the agency said. Despite massive federal deficits that have put support....
  • Federal nighttime aerial firefighting may start in SoCal next year

     
    The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday it has scrapped a rule that bars night flying to fight wildfires and plans to start nighttime helicopter missions next year to battle blazes in the Angeles National Forest and other federal lands in Southern...
  • Forest Service to allow nighttime aerial firefighting in SoCal

     
    In a major policy shift brought on by scrutiny of the disastrous 2009 Station fire, the U.S. Forest Service has decided to begin nighttime helicopter missions to battle blazes in the Angeles National Forest and other federal lands in Southern California,...
  • Schiff turns up the heat on EPA to release chromium 6 report

    Schiff turns up the heat on EPA to release chromium 6 report
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday introduced legislation that would set a deadline for establishing a new federal cap on chromium 6 contamination in drinking water. The move comes two weeks after the congressman called on the Environmental...
  • Realtors fight tightening loan restrictions

    Local Realtors are lobbying lawmakers to battle what might be the next bumps in the road to recovery for the struggling real estate market — proposed changes in federal law that would reduce the size of government-backed loans and raise minimum down...
  • Libya concerns heat up

    Libya concerns heat up
    Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) is one of the most outspoken critics of President Obama over the White House's failure to seek congressional approval for the United States' role in air attacks on Libya. The attacks started on March 19. The War...
  • GCC graduates appreciate the journey

    GCC graduates appreciate the journey
    Glendale Community College was never part of her higher-education plan, Associated Students President Janet Shamilian told her fellow graduates Friday. She had always dreamed of attending UCLA and enrolled at the community college only after being...