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  • Democrats begin to pull ahead in local Assembly races

    Democrats Chris Holden and Mike Gatto expanded their leads ahead early Wednesday morning in the race for the 41st and 43rd Assembly seats, respectively.  With about a quarter of precincts reporting as of 1 a.m., Gatto received 29,436 votes, or 59.1%, a...
  • Gatto, Liu, Schiff handily hold on to their seats

    Local Democratic incumbents for state offices and the U.S. House easily cleared challenges from their Republican opponents Tuesday. Even in the hotly contested race for the 43rd Assembly District, incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) never...
  • Gatto legislation would lengthen period for prosecuting hit-and-run cases

    Gatto legislation would lengthen period for prosecuting hit-and-run cases
    Legislation by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to beef up enforcement of penalties for hit-and-run offenses unanimously cleared the Public Safety Committee this week. The bill, which passed on a 7-0 vote, now moves on to the Appropriations...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • Gatto wants to open Southland car pool lanes for off-peak use

    Gatto wants to open Southland car pool lanes for off-peak use
    Motorists without passengers would be able to use the car pool lanes on the Ventura (134) Freeway during non-peak hours under legislation introduced to address the growing gridlock on state freeways. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) said his AB...
  • Ron Kaye: Glendale seeks straight story

    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...
  • Gatto introduces bill to protect businesses from 'shakedown' lawsuits

    Gatto introduces bill to protect businesses from 'shakedown' lawsuits
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) introduced a bill Monday to protect businesses from “shakedown” lawsuits that are filed with the intent of extracting settlements to make the litigation go away. Business owners told Gatto at his...
  • Gatto's bill to reduce violence at sporting events now lacks bite

    Gatto's bill to reduce violence at sporting events now lacks bite
    A bill designed to reduce violence at sporting events is moving forward in the state Assembly, but it doesn’t have the same teeth it once had. The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), originally called for the creation of a...
  • Gatto gets a new district director

    Gatto gets a new district director
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has a new district director — Jason Insalaco, a licensed attorney and real estate broker. Insalaco grew up in Glendale and Burbank, attending St. Francis Xavier School in Burbank and Holy Redeemer School in...
  • American dream is out of reach

    California must change course. In a recent survey of American chief executives, California ranked 50th in providing a business-friendly environment. Their finding: over-taxation and burdensome regulation, evidenced by the double-digit unemployment rate...
  • Story on Krikorian comments was unfair

    I was very disappointed to see the Glendale News-Press use an unknown, anonymous attack from the Internet to widely circulate a smear of Assembly candidate Greg Krikorian (“Rally comments cause a stir,” May 13). Do you really think it was fair...
  • Vote even when it seems academic

    The June 5 primary is, admittedly, a mostly academic exercise: The two top vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation, move on to the November ballot. For most of our readers, that means the 43rd Assembly District race is a wash. With incumbent Mike...