| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:31 AM
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 “...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:22 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:38 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Representatives from government offices joined those from PTAs, religious organizations, businesses, and local nonprofits to wish happy birthday Monday to the Burbank Coordinating Council, which turns 80.
President Eileen Cobos welcomed the more than 50...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Small business owners in Burbank and Glendale want Sacramento to realize the ever-dwindling amount of film and television production in L.A. isn’t just hurting the big studios.
Speaking at Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Silver Lake) first...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:45 AM
A vote on delegates to the Democratic State Convention has led to some acrimony, with the head of the Burbank teachers union accusing Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silverlake) of using heavy-handed tactics to win.
A slate of candidates endorsed by Gatto...
| Jul 25, 2015
| 3:20 PM
I want to remind everyone that we'll be having our community advisory boards on Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m. for Glendale and Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. for Burbank. Though it is not a closed group, you need to let me know if you'd like to come so I can make sure we...
| Jul 22, 2015
| 5:32 PM
Glendale school officials will continue monitoring students’ public posts to social-media sites to intervene when students express intent to harm themselves or others under a new $40,500 agreement the school board approved last week.
| Jul 21, 2015
| 11:45 AM
If George Lucas were to make a movie about this, you could call it “Attack on the Drones.”
Tired of the unmanned devices flying into the airspace of craft trying to fight wildfires, two California politicians — Assemblyman Mike Gatto...
| Jul 20, 2015
| 12:35 PM
More than 700 local Democrats took part in a redo delegate election Sunday after an earlier contest was marred by allegations of fraud, and state party officials determined scores of votes had been improperly cast.
In the end, however, the new...
| Jul 18, 2015
| 10:32 AM
Democrats will redo an election of local delegates Sunday, after party officials in Sacramento ruled that about 16% of voters in an election earlier this year had improperly cast ballots.
The issue began when friends and associates of the losing slate of...
| Jul 11, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Two pieces appeared in the News-Press recently, expressing gladness that the state budget did not include a proposal by the governor to resolve how to treat cities’ (including Glendale’s) loans to their former redevelopment agencies. I too...