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Mike Gatto

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  • Gatto's measure to save state's citrus industry moves to Appropriations Committee

    This story has been updated. See details below. A bill introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to invest in a citrus-saving research initiative is headed to the Senate Appropriations Committee. AB 571, which would appropriate $5 million...
  • Ron Kaye: Outcry preserves the right to know

    Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant last week when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: Getting along to run the city

    Ron Kaye: Getting along to run the city
    Everybody loves cops and firefighters who protect our lives and property so when you get a slate mailer in the middle of a heated election campaign that looks like these public servants are supporting candidates based on their personal merits, you...
  • Gatto bill to expand solo use of carpool lanes is expanded

    Gatto bill to expand solo use of carpool lanes is expanded
    A bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Sliver Lake) that would allow solo drivers to use carpool lanes during non-peak hours on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale and Burbank has been amended to possibly include other local freeways. Gatto’s bill,...
  • Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event

    Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event
    For the first time, a Turkish scholar addressed a crowd of more than 1,400 people at the city's annual event to commemorate the genocide of about 1.5 million people in 1915 by Ottoman Turks, a tragedy still denied by modern-day Turkey 98 years later....
  • Gatto's broken meter bill advances to state Senate

    Gatto's broken meter bill advances to state Senate
    Legislation introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would prevent cities from ticketing motorists who park at broken meters sailed through the state Assembly on Thursday. and his colleagues have agreed with him, passing his legislation...