| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:41 PM
I think we have all seen blatant corporate greed, but what has been happening at Twelve Oaks Lodge is beyond belief.
I encourage residents to immediately email City Council members urging them to follow the recommendation of Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:01 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:41 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:03 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:37 AM
The leader of a group that backed a voter-approved mandate to use condoms in filming in Los Angeles County is likening the current industry method of testing performers to "Russian roulette."
The comments from Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS ...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 11:24 AM
News of a third adult-film actor testing positive for HIV is putting new pressure on both the industry and state lawmakers.
The HIV cases have added fuel to a push for a statewide mandate for condom use in adult films. L.A. County voters approved such a...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:22 PM
SACRAMENTO — People who do business at California's Capitol witness a lot of odd events outside the building's main entrances.
Even so, some were jarred to see a handful of stained, lumpy mattresses covering the north steps.
The bedding was a...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:36 AM
The HIV case that prompted a new moratorium on shooting in the adult film industry involves a third performer, an industry group has confirmed.
Last month an actress who goes by the screen name Cameron Bay tested positive for HIV, prompting a weeklong...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:01 PM
A trade association representing the adult film industry called for a nationwide moratorium on shooting Friday -- the second in the last month -- after another performer tested positive for HIV.
The Free Speech Coalition called a weeklong moratorium...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:14 PM
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-Los...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:05 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:05 PM
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...