| Jul 27, 2012
| 11:55 AM
State Sen. Carol Liu (D-Pasadena) is scheduled to headline a study session at Glendale Community College on Sept. 24 that will focus on new legislation that will shape how colleges service and prioritize students.
With Senate Bill 1143, Liu helped...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:22 PM
The recent grand opening of Story Tavern on San Fernando Boulevard stirred a lot of memories for Les Rosenberg, former owner of Photo Art Shop that was located down the block.
Rosenberg grew up in town and is a member of the Burbank Historical Society...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Several local women are among 30 who will be honored during the 13th annual Women in Business Legislative Update and Awards luncheon on Friday at the Pasadena Hilton.
The women were selected by State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada-Flintridge) and Assembly...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Caņada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district.
That seat, currently...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of information law...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant last week when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:51 AM
State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) introduced legislation Tuesday to increase cooperation between the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Angeles National Forest.
Liu’s bill, SB 238, would allow the superintendent of the Angeles...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Twenty months after Gov. Jerry Brown and the state Legislature abolished community redevelopment agencies statewide, local officials have gone through all the stages of grief — from horror to anger to confusion.
Now they have reached the point...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:08 PM
State lawmakers said this week that despite complaints from local officials, they are willing to help cities stymied by the end of redevelopment through the dissolution process — if they ask.
During a City Hall meeting last week, city and Los...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Caltrans, slammed by a state audit for mismanaging the 500-plus properties it owns in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles, has identified 17 homes that could be sold.
The state transportation agency bought the properties up to six decades earlier...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
“We're safe on Mars.”
La Caņada Flintridge's connection to the heavens made for a sensational story in 2012, as Jet Propulsion Laboratory safely landed the NASA rover Curiosity on the Red Planet. JPL engineer Al Chen made the announcement...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Anthony Portantino, who for the past six years has represented La Caņada Flintridge in the state Assembly, enters this holiday season with a new task: Figure out what to do next.
Portantino’s job ended officially on Dec. 1, when the new legislative...