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Mike Gatto

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  • On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard

    On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard
    Glendale Unified school board members are 0-2 in consecutive 43rd Assembly District races. Local businessman and Republican candidate Greg Krikorian last week resumed his seat on the dais at district headquarters after conceding to Democratic incumbent...
  • Ron Kaye: A question of legislative grease

    There are no angels in politics, at least not for long. Power corrupts, even a little power, even the illusion of a little power can corrupt. That’s why everyone who gets in the political game becomes tainted to one degree or another or they...
  • DMV starts taking orders for retro license plates

    DMV starts taking orders for retro license plates
    The California Department of Motor Vehicles is taking orders for license plates that mirror ones issued from the 1950s to the 1970s -- a program established under legislation introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silverlake). The state needs 7,500...
  • Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more

    Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more
    Glendale got introduced to a whole a new meaning for "knock knock" in 2012, and became the focus of international media coverage after becoming the object of desire for two television stars — Kim Kardashian and a black bear with a taste for...
  • Gatto appointed to Appropriations Committee

    Gatto appointed to Appropriations Committee
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) was appointed this week as chairman of the powerful Appropriations Committee, where he will have significant sway over funding decisions, including those that could benefit the 43rd district. House Speaker John...
  • Governor weighs Gatto's bill giving protections for California sports fans

    Governor weighs Gatto's bill giving protections for California sports fans
    Gov. Jerry Brown is weighing a proposal to better protect sports fans from violence at California's professional football stadiums, hockey arenas and baseball parks. In the wake of violent incidents across the state, including the 2011 beating of San...
  • Women given kudos by legislators

    Women given kudos by legislators
    Several local women are among 30 who will be honored during the 13th annual Women in Business Legislative Update and Awards luncheon on Friday at the Pasadena Hilton. The women were selected by State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada-Flintridge) and Assembly...
  • Krikorian goes after Gatto's Assembly seat

    Krikorian goes after Gatto's Assembly seat
    Longtime Glendale Unified school board member Greg Krikorian is throwing his hat in the ring to run in the redrawn 43rd state Assembly District against incumbent Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), who has already raised nearly $500,000 for his reelection...
  • Gatto bill would ban, fine violent fans from sports venues

    Gatto bill would ban, fine violent fans from sports venues
    Violent sports fans may soon be banned from sporting events and a reward program could be set up to pay for information leading to their conviction under state legislation being drafted by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake). Under the proposed bill,...
  • For the Record

    An A1 story that published Aug. 23 titled “GCC plans budget slash” incorrectly stated that the pay cuts referred to in the story would impact faculty members. The cuts would actually impact classified staff members, which include secretaries,...
  • Freeway issue still stews

    Freeway issue still stews
    La Caņada Flintridge residents and leaders said that they were disappointed but not surprised by regional transportation planners' decision Thursday to keep alive the prospect of a tunnel from the Long Beach (710) Freeway to the Foothill (210) Freeway...
  • Assemblymen follow divergent paths

    Assemblymen follow divergent paths
    In politics, the trajectory of an elected official can depend on not only how they interact with their constituents, but how they get along with their peers. And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than the paths taken by two local assemblymen —...