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  • 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...
  • 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 Cañada 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...
  • 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...
  • Gatto, Krikorian, Liu report their war chest totals

    With the June 5 primary around the corner, three candidates running for state offices made the May 24 deadline for filing their campaign financial information. Two apparently did not. In the redrawn 43rd Assembly District race, incumbent Mike Gatto (D-...
  • Primary Election 2012: Local races are a mix of certainty and long shots

    Primary Election 2012: Local races are a mix of certainty and long shots
    It's beginning of new era in primary election voting here in California, so be prepared for some changes on the ballot. Polls opened at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. For a list of polling stations, go here. And for those who need a little catch up, here's...
  • Mike Gatto holding on to early lead in Assembly contest

    Incumbent Mike Gatto is clinging to a five-point led over challenger Greg Kirkorian in the 43rd Assembly contest. With just under 4% of the votes counted, Gatto, a Democrat, has 7,527 votes to Republican Kirkorian's 6,775. Under California's new open...
  • Primary 2012: Incumbents Schiff, Liu, Gatto finish first

    Primary 2012: Incumbents Schiff, Liu, Gatto finish first
    There were no surprises in Tuesday’s primary election for local representatives to U.S. Congress, the state Assembly and Senate, with incumbents showing strong leads and contested races carrying over to the November election. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-...
  • 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 Cañada-Flintridge) and Assembly...
  • Focus is on November

    With the foregone conclusion now behind us in the 43rd Assembly District race, we now look ahead to the November general election — giving incumbent Democrat Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and his Republican challenger, Glendale Unified school board...