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  • 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...
  • Bill is a question of patient safety

    When it comes to protecting chronically ill patients over healthcare special interests, you’d think that Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Burbank) would be on our side. However, recent legislation, which passed overwhelmingly in the state Legislature...
  • AIDS health group says lawmaker halted bill requiring condoms in porn

    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...
  • Moratorium sought on adult film shooting after new HIV case

    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...
  • Third porn actor tests positive for HIV; film shutdown proposed

    Third porn actor tests positive for HIV; film shutdown proposed
    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...
  • Messy bedding dots Capitol in ploy to tout mattress recycling bill

    Messy bedding dots Capitol in ploy to tout mattress recycling bill
    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...
  • Third porn actor to test HIV-positive puts pressure on industry

    Third porn actor to test HIV-positive puts pressure on industry
    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...
  • Fourth porn actor allegedly tests HIV-positive amid condom-law fight

    Fourth porn actor allegedly tests HIV-positive amid condom-law fight
    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 ...
  • 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...
  • Joseph Gatto remembered as inspiring teacher: 'All he did was give'

    Joseph Gatto remembered as inspiring teacher: 'All he did was give'
    Former students of longtime art teacher Joseph Gatto said they were stunned and saddened by news of his fatal shooting and are having difficulty understanding how their beloved mentor met such a violent death. Gatto, the father of state Assemblyman Mike...