| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Public officials in California would have to disclose more about their investments and who they do business with under a state Assembly bill introduced Monday as the legislature began a new session.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Students' public posts on social media collected by school officials must be discarded within a year after a student leaves the district and parents must be notified that school officials are analyzing social-media posts under a new law signed by Gov....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:37 PM
A compromise was reached Wednesday between Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers on a bill that would extend and more than triple funding for a program designed to keep film and television jobs in California, clearing the way for state Senate consideration of...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Two pieces of legislation that seek to reduce the number of hit-and-runs in the state are headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after passing in both the Assembly and Senate.
Both bills were introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake).
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning readers! Today is Monday, Aug. 18. Today looks to be a hot one, with highs of 91 and a forecast low of 65. So stay cool and check out these headlines from around the area.
Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Glendale school officials will continue to monitor students' public posts on social networking sites this academic year, saying they will then be able to intervene if students appear to be in danger of hurting themselves or others.
Glendale Unified made...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Two of Glendale's elected city officials may go head to head in a race for the state Assembly’s 43rd District in 2016, both of them having created finance committees to possibly run for the post currently held by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
David Dowell likes living in Glendale. He likes eating at local restaurants with his wife, a school teacher. He likes riding his bike to work about 5.5 miles from his home.
In short, Dowell loves living and working in California, he said. But if he has...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) saw two of his bills – one allowing drivers to park at broken meters, and another making it easier for cities to build dog parks - signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday.
AB 265, which was based on an...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:55 AM
An advocacy group backing a proposed state law requiring adult film actors to use condoms launched a robocall campaign Thursday targeting a Los Angeles-area state assemblyman who they accuse of stymieing the legislation.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:03 PM
A Santa Monica developer that had planned to purchase a La Crescenta senior-assisted living facility and displace about 50 residents has pulled out of the deal.
“We were in talks with the [property owner]. Unfortunately, we’re no longer...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Mike Gatto is a clever fellow. But like a lot of smart guys, he's sometimes too clever for his own good.
A case in point came a week ago when the AIDS Healthcare Foundation denounced the assemblyman as "a pornographer's best friend" for blocking...