SeaWorld: Phasing Out Killer Whale Show SeaWorld will phase out its signature killer whale show at its San Diego park starting next year in response to growing criticism from animal rights activists.
Local Congressman To Introduce Bill To End Captivity of Killer WhalesRep. Adam Schiff says the Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act would free all the orcas in captivity, ban breeding, importing and exporting of the animals for public display.
Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff Calls For US To Expedite Immigration For 20,000 SyriansCongressman Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is advocating for the United States to speed up immigration for 20,000 Syrians.
Adam Schiff Named Senior Democrat On House Intelligence PanelHouse Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has chosen Rep. Adam Schiff of California as senior Democrat on the House Select Committee on Intelligence.
Rep. Schiff: Congress 'Should Have A Vote' On ISIS Military Action A Southland lawmaker is calling for President Obama to seek Congressional authorization for any expanded military effort to confront violent Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
Proposed Mandatory Curfew At Bob Hope Airport Narrowly DefeatedLawmakers in Washington have narrowly defeated a proposal to impose a mandatory curfew that would prohibit overnight flights at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.
Burbank Lawmaker: Keep Guns Away From Mentally Ill AmericansA San Fernando Valley lawmaker called on Congress Tuesday to keep guns out of the hands of emotionally disturbed Americans in the aftermath of the Isla Vista shootings.
Historic Armenian Rug At Heart Of Complaint By Valley CongressmenA San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants the White House to put a rug woven by Armenian orphans and given to President Calvin Coolidge nearly a century ago on public display.
Pasadena Lawmaker Calls For Tougher Oversight Of FISA CourtA Southland lawmaker wants to improve oversight of a secretive court panel after revelations of extensive government monitoring of Americans' phone calls and emails.
Congressman Adam Schiff To Hold Town Hall Forum On Gun Violence In West HollywoodA town hall forum on gun violence will be held Wednesday night in West Hollywood.
SoCal Lawmakers Throw Support Behind Assault Weapons BanA Burbank congressman said Thursday he expects lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to support an effort by California Senator Dianne Feinstein to renew a federal ban on assault weapons.
Lawmakers Ordered To Cut Budgets As 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks StallCalifornia lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are drawing a line in the sand as negotiations to avoid a so-called "fiscal cliff" stall in Washington.