| Oct 2, 2010
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.
| Dec 29, 2010
| 4:44 PM
Glendale and Burbank taxpayers quietly dodged what might have been millions of dollars in increased energy bills as a decision on clean energy policy by the California Air Resources Board favored their local utilities.
On Dec. 16, the board issued...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 1:32 PM
The year 2010 was one of watchful anticipation in La Cañada Flintridge: City officials were on alert during periods of rainfall, keenly aware of the threat of debris flows in the wake of the 2009 Station fire that charred the Angeles National Forest,...
| Jan 11, 2011
Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) was gearing up to schedule talks at local high schools when the news hit that Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot in the head and six people had been killed by a gunman at a public constituent event in Tucson....
| Jan 13, 2011
| 10:01 AM
The killing of six people and the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Tucson) in Arizona has shaken the city's state and federal representatives, but none has plans to scale back public appearances.
"We all have concerns about it. I...
| Jan 30, 2011
Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues
Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
| May 16, 2012
| 4:05 PM
La Cañada Flintridge homeowners may hate them, but the barriers that have lined hillside streets since the 2009 Station fire aren't going away any time soon.
Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:47 PM
One of the world's oldest civilizations took a major step toward democracy Wednesday as polls closed in Egypt's historic vote for president, even as many worried the armed forces would quash the results if the top brass doesn't like the country's choice....
| May 24, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Cairo -- About half all Egypt's registered voters had cast ballots through the second and final day of the country's historic presidential election, a top elections official said Thursday.
Voting continued into the night Thursday. Farouk Sultan, head...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) — faced with being termed out of office next year — is seeking the endorsements of two local Democratic organizations for a run at state Sen. Carol Liu’s seat in a newly redrawn...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:22 PM
A matchup between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and state Sen. Carol Liu is probably the last thing the region’s Democrats want to deal with for the 2012 election.
Both are popular in their respective constituencies, and they are longtime allies....
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) — struggling to find his political footing in a changing landscape of legislative districts — is moving into a gray area, stuck between a potential congressional bid and what would be...