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Mike Gatto

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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...
  • LAPD expected to announce reward in Joseph Gatto homicide case

    LAPD expected to announce reward in Joseph Gatto homicide case
    Los Angeles police and city officials are expected to announce Tuesday a reward for information in the killing last November of Joseph Gatto, a well-known artist and the father of a state assemblyman, found shot to death in his Silver Lake home....
  • Glendale hit-and-run victim dies while in coma

    Glendale hit-and-run victim dies while in coma
    A 74-year-old Glendale woman has died from injuries she suffered after she and a friend were struck in a crosswalk by a hit-and-run driver on Oct. 3, police said Tuesday. Serpouhi Gharapetian suffered major head injuries and was in a coma until she died...
  • Assemblyman Gatto to hold town hall meeting

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) is hosting a town hall meeting Saturday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. to answer questions from constituents about community issues and to provide updates about the assemblyman’s 2013 legislation. Gatto will also...
  • Gatto resolution over Nagorno-Karabakh Republic creates flap with some Azerbaijanis

    Accused of bending an ear to Armenian lobbyists, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has introduced a resolution in the state Assembly, urging the United States to recognize the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic as a sovereign state, raising the ire of...
  • Glendale City Council supports L.A. River wetlands plan

    Glendale City Council supports L.A. River wetlands plan
    It wasn't unanimous, but the City Council approved sending a message of support for a massive $1.08 billion renovation of the Los Angeles River corridor on a 3-1 vote Tuesday with one member abstaining. Glendale would not have to provide any funding for...
  • Assemblyman Mike Gatto's father shot and killed in apparent home invasion robbery

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto's father shot and killed in apparent home invasion robbery
    The father of state Assemblyman Mike Gatto was discovered shot to death in his Silver Lake home Wednesday night, the victim of an apparent home invasion, police said. The body of Joseph Gatto, 78, was found at about 8:15 p.m., slumped over a desk in his...
  • Assemblyman Gatto's father shot in home: 'Senseless and brutal'

    Assemblyman Gatto's father shot in home: 'Senseless and brutal'
    As Los Angeles police began canvassing the quiet Silver Lake neighborhood for clues about who may have killed Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s father, family friends began arriving at the home to pay their respects. Lauren Wayne, who said she has known...
  • After assemblyman's dad killed, L.A. councilman got 'frantic' call

    After assemblyman's dad killed, L.A. councilman got 'frantic' call
    In the moments after Assemblyman Mike Gatto learned that his father had been shot to death in a family home in Silver Lake on Wednesday night, the Democrat put in frantic a call to a longtime friend. Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, a former...
  • Glendale Police Department settles racial profiling case with three Latino students

    Three Latino students who sued the Glendale Police Department alleging racial profiling have settled for $2,500, according to court documents released this week. Negotiations continue with the Glendale Unified School District, which is a co-defendant...
  • Artists, students call Joseph Gatto 'great educator of the arts'

    Artists, students call Joseph Gatto 'great educator of the arts'
    Artists and art students from around Greater Los Angeles remembered art teacher Joseph Gatto, who was found shot to death in his Silver Lake home, as a great educator and promoter of the arts. Artist Robert Vargas, who did the mural in downtown L.A....
  • Joseph Gatto died of gunshot wound to abdomen, autopsy confirms

    Joseph Gatto died of gunshot wound to abdomen, autopsy confirms
    Former teacher and artist Joseph Gatto, who is also the father of a state assemblyman, died from a single gunshot wound to his abdomen, an autopsy confirmed Friday. Los Angeles County coroner's officials said the 78-year-old's death had been...