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  • Gatto's hit-and-run legislation signed into law

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Saturday a bill introduced  by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to address the high number of hit-and-run offenses in California. The legislation, AB 184, provides an additional tool to law enforcement...
  • Guest column: Bill would thwart certain shakedown lawsuits

    The Civil Justice Assn. of California congratulates California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto on his bill AB 227, which is currently on Gov. Brown's desk awaiting signature. This bill, if signed, will help to curb an area of abusive Proposition 65 lawsuits....
  • A dog-gone fine day for a walk

    A dog-gone fine day for a walk
    More than 2,000 beribboned and bedazzled dogs of various breeds, shapes and sizes brought their humans to Brookside Park outside the Rose Bowl Sunday morning to raise funds for the Pasadena Humane Society. Ricky Whitman, a spokesman for the group, said...
  • Gatto's Prop 65 reform bill likely to be law

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s bill reforming Proposition 65 looks likely to become law, and no one is happier than the business owner whose suggestion spurred the legislation. AB 227, which passed the Assembly state Senate with unanimous votes, modifies...
  • Ron Kaye: Mike Gatto and the condom measure

    Ron Kaye: Mike Gatto and the condom measure
    Mike Gatto is a clever fellow. But like a lot of smart guys, he's sometimes too clever for his own good. A case in point came a week ago when the AIDS Healthcare Foundation denounced the assemblyman as "a pornographer's best friend" for blocking...
  • Twelve Oaks sale falls apart

    Twelve Oaks sale falls apart
    A Santa Monica developer that had planned to purchase a La Crescenta senior-assisted living facility and displace about 50 residents has pulled out of the deal.  “We were in talks with the [property owner]. Unfortunately, we’re no longer...
  • AIDS group targets Assemblyman Mike Gatto over condom bill

    AIDS group targets Assemblyman Mike Gatto over condom bill
    An advocacy group backing a proposed state law requiring adult film actors to use condoms launched a robocall campaign Thursday targeting a Los Angeles-area state assemblyman who they accuse of stymieing the legislation. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver...
  • Gatto to speak to Cañada-Crescenta Democratic Club

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) will speak in La Cañada Flintridge on Sunday during a meeting of the Cañada-Crescenta Democratic Club. Held at the home of former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and his wife, Ellen, the Aug. 18 event also...
  • Gatto's bills on dog parks, broken parking meters signed into law

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) saw two of his bills – one allowing drivers to park at broken meters, and another making it easier for cities to build dog parks - signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday. AB 265, which was based on an...
  • Meter bill goes to governor

    A bill introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to prevent cities from ticketing drivers who park at broken or malfunctioning meters is moving full throttle ahead, passing in the state Senate by a 36-1 vote this week, and it's now headed to...
  • Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race

    Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race
    A former assemblyman and a Pasadena councilwoman have announced plans to run for a state Senate seat in the 25th district currently held by Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge). The seat will open up in 2016 when Liu must leave office due to term limits....
  • Portantino's race for 25th district starts

    Portantino's race for 25th district starts
    Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Cañada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district. That seat, currently...