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  • Film tax credit bill makes progress

    A bill that would extend the state’s film and television tax credit program is headed to the Assembly Appropriations Committee after having unanimously passed the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee. The measure, AB 2026, was introduced by...
  • Gatto sides with special interests

    Your Sept. 30 article “Legislators praise their bills,” listed several bills introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake). Since the election for the 43rd State Assembly district is nearly upon us, I wanted to point out that Gatto&...
  • Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest

    Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest
    David Meyerhof of Burbank is a published poet, and now everyone in his hometown knows it. Meyerhof received recognition from the city of Burbank, the State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday at the Little White Chapel during the...
  • A proposed tax that shouldn't happen

    In Assembly Bill 2540, Burbank Assemblyman Mike Gatto has proposed introducing sales taxes for specified services. The specified services tend to be consumed by individuals with higher incomes and include, among other things, yacht and boat repair,...
  • Providing an early snapshot of Burbank

    Providing an early snapshot of Burbank
    The recent grand opening of Story Tavern on San Fernando Boulevard stirred a lot of memories for Les Rosenberg, former owner of Photo Art Shop that was located down the block. Rosenberg grew up in town and is a member of the Burbank Historical Society...
  • She's not shedding a tear for redevelopment

    State officials are correct in saying that local redevelopment agencies “sapped money from schools in the name of economic development that rarely materialized in any justifiable way” (“City knocks state payout,” June 17)....
  • Sacramento is relying on local government

    We have had fantastic growth for a couple of decades, much of it credited to the work of redevelopment agencies and the investment of local governments. But then the state ended redevelopment and siphoned off millions of local government dollars....
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Prepare for 405 closures, Pacoima's mural mile, Residents push Gatto to approve bill

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Prepare for 405 closures, Pacoima's mural mile, Residents push Gatto to approve bill
    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 8, 2012. If you're planning on driving down the 405 this morning, prepare for delays as a main San Fernando Valley artery will be closed from 5:30 until 11 a.m.  Motorists will be unable to get on the...
  • Gatto selects Burbank resident as 'Woman of the Year'

    Gatto selects Burbank resident as 'Woman of the Year'
    Helena David of Burbank has been picking fruit and donating it to the needy for more than a year. This week, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) picked her for a special state recognition. David was selected as the 43rd Assembly District's “...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto calls for the end of super PACs

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded unlimited...
  • 818 Roundup: Body found in Burbank Park; SUV crashes into home; GUSD gets $2M grant

    818 Roundup: Body found in Burbank Park; SUV crashes into home; GUSD gets $2M grant
    Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 82 degrees and a low of 57 with a slight chance of rain.  Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - Burbank police on...
  • Gatto discusses legislation, water bond during town hall forum

    Letting local voters know he’s listening, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) made La Cañada Flintridge a destination on the campaign trail on the night of Oct. 9, speaking at a town hall forum at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA in advance of the Nov....