| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:29 AM
A former banking and Hollywood executive testified in court Tuesday that he was not under the influence of bath salts when, as he claims in his use-of-force lawsuit, he was badly beaten during a confrontation with two Los Angeles police officers.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:25 AM
A onetime Deutsche Bank executive and former co-chair of Universal Pictures testified in court Wednesday that he had taken bath salts 20 times prior to his run-in with Los Angeles police — but that it did not make him paranoid.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:58 AM
The shooting death of Joseph Gatto, father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto, shocked neighbors and family friends who described him as a friendly, hard-working family man.
He had an Italian charm, they said, always chatty as he walked along the Silver Lake...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:46 PM
In the moments after Assemblyman Mike Gatto learned that his father had been shot to death in a family home in Silver Lake on Wednesday night, the Democrat put in frantic a call to a longtime friend.
Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, a former...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
An autopsy was scheduled Friday for Joseph Gatto, a beloved teacher, artist and the father of a state assemblyman who was found shot to death in his Silver Lake home.
The Los Angeles County coroner's office said the autopsy was scheduled for sometime...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:32 PM
A shocking crime and an innocent victim: Joseph Gatto, a 78-year-old man who by all accounts was beloved and respected, was gunned down in his Silver Lake home this week. His home in the hilly community had been ransacked.
One of his daughters,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
A funeral service for Joseph Gatto, father of state Assemblyman Mike Gatto, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 2060 N. Vermont Ave., in Los Feliz.
Joseph Gatto was found shot to death last Wednesday in his Los...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Motorists in Glendale should expect rolling street closures, including San Fernando Road and Grandview Avenue as well as the Golden State (5) and Ventura (134) freeways, from around 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday during President Obama's visit to...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:53 PM
At a Monday morning mass for his slain father, Assemblyman Mike Gatto fought back tears as he described the deep pain and sadness that has filled his family's days since his father was found shot to death in his home earlier this month.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Hundreds of Los Angeles police officers drove in a procession to Glendale's Forest Lawn Thursday following an emotional farewell to Nicholas Lee, the veteran officer killed last week in a Beverly Hills crash.
California Gov. Jerry Brown and Atty. Gen....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. In the Glendale area today, the high will be 74 and low near 52, according to the National Weather Service.
Here are the top headlines in your region this morning:
- The fire that ripped through a Burbank triplex on...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Jurors are scheduled to begin deliberating Friday in the excessive force and civil rights case of Brian Mulligan, a former co-chairman of Universal Pictures, against the Los Angeles Police Department.
The onetime Deutsche Bank vice chairman and La...