Congressman Adam Schiff, of Burbank, has pushed to secure $5 million from the federal government for a system that could give people a few seconds to a minutes notice depending on how far you are from the epicenter.
Lawmakers in Washington have narrowly defeated a proposal to impose a mandatory curfew that would prohibit overnight flights at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.
The race to replace retiring Congressman Henry Waxman in a predominantly Democratic Westside-South Bay-San Fernando Valley congressional district is now down to two candidates.
Republican Carr Reports 24 Percent, State Sen. Ted Lieu Reports 20 Percent Of Vote For 33rd District Seat
Of the 18 candidates, State Senator Ted Lieu was reported to have 20 percent of the vote, while the only republican in the race, Elan Carr, reportedly had 23 percent.
The 33rd congressional district, represented by Waxman for 40 years, stretches from the west San Fernando Valley into Beverly Hills and down through coastal communities from Malibu to Rancho Palos Verdes.
A 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.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
Federal transportation officials are promising another big dose of cash to help expand Los Angeles’ growing public transit network — this time, $2.1 billion in grants and loans to extend a subway line into Beverly Hills.
The Los Angeles Times says Fluke will seek the seat held by Ted Lieu, a Torrance Democrat
Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that a Republican effort in Congress to address California’s unprecedented drought is an “unwelcome and divisive intrusion” in the state’s efforts to address the crisis by pitting water users against one another.
Former mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel announced Thursday that she plans to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Henry Waxman.
Lawmakers in Washington may be leaving town for the holidays, but for Tommy Donovan, the Congressional vacation couldn’t come at a worse time.
Demonstrators wore black clothing and skull masks, carried black roses and held signs with slogans such as, “Cause of death: cuts to meal program.”
At midnight EST Monday, Congress failed to reach an agreement on a spending bill and parts of the federal government officially shut down.
A Southland lawmaker sought feedback from constituents Tuesday on proposed U.S. military intervention in the crisis in Syria.