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  • Two California state senators resign to join Congress

     
    As expected, state Sens. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego) and Gloria Negrete-McLeod (D-Chino) are stepping down from state office Wednesday so they can take seats in Congress, to which they were elected Nov. 6. Negrete-McLeod's resignation is effective at 11:...
  • Villaraigosa says platform changes came from the president

     
    Hours before his own scheduled address to the Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was offering behind-the-scenes explanations on the dust-up that broke out over his party's 2012 platform....
  • Raw Exclusive Video: DUI Arrest of Former Assembly Member

    Raw Exclusive Video: DUI Arrest of Former Assembly Member
    Richard Robinson is a lobbyist and former California State Assembly member. Sources have confirmed to FOX40 that it was Robinson who was arrested under suspicion of DUI Wednesday night.      
  • State ban on semi-automatic guns gains support

    State ban on semi-automatic guns gains support
    SAN DIEGO - A proposed California bill expanding a 10-year ban on semi-automatic firearms with interchangeable magazines is gaining momentum following mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin. The State Attorney General Kamala D. Harrisand State Senate...
  • Glendale to buy local power

    The City Council established earlier this week a new state-mandated program for Glendale Water & Power to purchase locally generated renewable energy. The council passed an ordinance on Tuesday adopting a so-called feed-in tariff program under which...
  • State government may give nod to fire rings

    The California State Legislature is on course to make a stand in support of fire rings by passing a resolution set to be heard by the Senate next week. Assemblyman Travis Allen's non-binding resolution asks state legislators to support the protection of...
  • Newton R. Russell

    It is with the deepest sadness that the family of Newton Russell announces the passing of our adored and greatly loved husband, father, and grandfather (Pop Pop). He fought a difficult and courageous battle against lung cancer. He went home to be with his...
  • Two Burbank school board seats open for election

    Two Burbank school board seats open for election
    The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom. Here’s a look at the five candidates...
  • Fmr. CA Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally Dies at 86

    Fmr. CA Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally Dies at 86
    LOS ANGELES -- Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86....
  • Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest

    Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest
    David Meyerhof of Burbank is a published poet, and now everyone in his hometown knows it. Meyerhof received recognition from the city of Burbank, the State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday at the Little White Chapel during the...
  • Multiple parents bill passes state Assembly

    Multiple parents bill passes state Assembly
    SAN DIEGO - The California State Assembly passed a bill that would allow judges to recognize more than two parents during a custody hearing if it's in the best interest of the child's welfare.   "It’s better for the kids to have an option…...
  • Cover Story Sedalia Sanders: Small-Town Background ... Diverse Foundation

    Cover Story Sedalia Sanders: Small-Town Background ... Diverse Foundation
    Taught by her father that a person’s word is his bond, El Centro City Councilwoman Sedalia L. Sanders has spent 38 years drawing upon her life’s experiences to serve her fellow man — experiences she’s culled from a continuum of...