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  • Election results show La Cañada voters lean right

    Election results show La Cañada voters lean right
    La Cañada Flintridge residents leaned Republican in Tuesday's general election, supporting GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romey and Republicans running for the U.S. Senate and State Assembly. Of La Cañada’s 14,360 registered voters, 8,408 cast...
  • Liu and Gatto look to supermajority

    With Democrats securing a supermajority in both state houses, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) may find it easier to push their agendas through to the governor’s desk, but they both said they...
  • 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...
  • On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard

    On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard
    Glendale Unified school board members are 0-2 in consecutive 43rd Assembly District races. Local businessman and Republican candidate Greg Krikorian last week resumed his seat on the dais at district headquarters after conceding to Democratic incumbent...
  • Ron Kaye: A question of legislative grease

    There are no angels in politics, at least not for long. Power corrupts, even a little power, even the illusion of a little power can corrupt. That’s why everyone who gets in the political game becomes tainted to one degree or another or they...
  • Legislators praise their bills

    Legislators praise their bills
    With the deadline for signing legislation into law upon Gov. Jerry Brown, local state lawmakers this week were able to claim early success in getting their own bills past his desk. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) had eight bills signed before the...
  • 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 —...
  • Christmas telethon slated for Sunday

    It's that time again. The 13th annual Armenian American Orphans Christmas Fund will host its telethon fundraiser Sunday in an ongoing effort to give thousands of orphans in Armenia a Christmas. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised over the...
  • Ramani-led PAC endorses Gatto

    Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) last week received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business/California SAFE Trust in his bid for reelection to represent the state Assembly’s 43rd District. “[Gatto] has proven himself a...
  • 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...
  • Sparks fly at 43rd District Assembly debate

    Sparks fly at 43rd District Assembly debate
    The two candidates in the 43rd District Assembly race — incumbent Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and longtime Glendale Unified school board member Greg Krikorian — squared off in a sometimes contentious debate Thursday in front of a spillover...