| May 26, 2012
| 12:25 PM
A bill designed to reduce violence at sporting events is moving forward in the state Assembly, but it doesn’t have the same teeth it once had.
The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), originally called for the creation of a...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 7:11 PM
The Republican candidate in the 43rd Assembly District who has touted himself as a “business conservative” extinguished more than $49,000 in credit card debt after he and his wife emerged from Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, court records...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 6:28 PM
The Sacramento office of Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) received a petition last Monday morning signed by 2,000 residents in his district urging him to support a bill that would ban the use of hounds in the hunting of bears and bobcats after he...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has a new district director — Jason Insalaco, a licensed attorney and real estate broker.
Insalaco grew up in Glendale and Burbank, attending St. Francis Xavier School in Burbank and Holy Redeemer School in...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:42 PM
After her husband died in 1999, Sandy Norris began fixing up his 1951 Ford Convertible.
She fixed the engine and painted the exterior Georgia peach.
“I didn't have any choice,” she said Saturday afternoon at Glendale's 19th annual Cruise...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:26 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:55 AM
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.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Greg Krikorian, a Glendale school board member challenging Assemblyman Mike Gatto in the 43rd district, defended his financial record Tuesday, calling the fact that he and his wife had to get through bankruptcy protection after incurring more than $49,000...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Everybody loves cops and firefighters who protect our lives and property so when you get a slate mailer in the middle of a heated election campaign that looks like these public servants are supporting candidates based on their personal merits, you...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Legislation by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to beef up enforcement of penalties for hit-and-run offenses unanimously cleared the Public Safety Committee this week.
The bill, which passed on a 7-0 vote, now moves on to the Appropriations...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.
The event was...