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  • Gatto's 'Swatting' bill passes assembly

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Silver Lake) bill to up the penalties for abusing the 911 system – a crime known as “swatting” – passed the State Assembly in a unanimous vote Tuesday. The bill, AB 47, passed in a 76-0 vote. It...
  • Gatto's 'Shakedown' bill gets halfway home

    A bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would protect businesses against "shakedown lawsuits" sailed through the state Assembly Friday on a unanimous vote. The bill was Gatto's attempt to remedy what small-business owners in his district...
  • Ron Kaye: The Gatto plot thickens

    The clumsy statements by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political team denying that he ran a slate of delegates for the 43rd Assembly District's seats at the state Democratic Party convention — and that challengers were threatened and intimidated —...
  • Ron Kaye: Party needs to clear the air

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political director sent out an email blast urging Democrats in the 43rd Assembly District to show up with “as many friends and family as possible” on Jan. 12 at the IATSE union hall in Burbank to elect a dozen...
  • Gatto introduces bill to prevent cities from ticketing drivers who park at broken meters

    Gatto introduces bill to prevent cities from ticketing drivers who park at broken meters
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) introduced legislation on Monday that would prevent authorities from issuing tickets to California drivers who park at a broken or malfunctioning meter. “It’s just wrong for cities to ticket people...
  • Gatto's broken parking meter bill would have little impact on tri-city region

    Gatto's broken parking meter bill would have little impact on tri-city region
    Legislation introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would prevent authorities from issuing tickets for parking at broken or malfunctioning meters may be eliciting fist pumps from drivers everywhere, but in the tri-city area, it’s...
  • Bills from local lawmakers await governor's signature

    Bills from local lawmakers await governor's signature
    A bill to update and streamline state laws for public libraries was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown recently. SB 1044, introduced by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La CaƱada Flintridge), changes several requirements for libraries, including a mandate that they...
  • Governor signs several bills by local lawmakers

    Governor signs several bills by local lawmakers
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would clamp down on unruly behavior of fan at professional sporting events. The bill requires signs showing the security phone numbers to be posted where spectators...
  • 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...
  • On the Town: Elks herd to Glendale for centennial bash

    On the Town: Elks herd to Glendale for centennial bash
    Glendale Elks Lodge #1289 members sure know how to throw a party — especially if it's their centennial year anniversary. On Friday (Dec. 28), Lodge members and guests pulled out all the stops for their themed “Celebrating 100 Years of Service&...
  • Local, state officials urge MTA to drop 710 Freeway tunnel proposal

    Local, state officials urge MTA to drop 710 Freeway tunnel proposal
    A coalition of local and state officials gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday to urge regional transportation officials to ditch a controversial proposal to build an underground tunnel extending the Long Beach (710) Freeway to Pasadena. Calling...