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  • 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...
  • Letter: Elected officials should focus on issues closer to home

    Re: “Gatto resolution creates a flap,” Jan. 11. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has introduced a resolution to the state Assembly urging the U.S. to recognize the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic as a sovereign state. Who/what/where is that...
  • Groundbreaking California measure would outlaw 'affluenza' defense

    Groundbreaking California measure would outlaw 'affluenza' defense
    Call it the proposed Spoiled Brat Law. Last month, after a 16-year-old Texas boy said to be suffering from “affluenza” was sentenced to rehab instead of prison for killing four people and maiming two others in a drunk-driving crash,...
  • A rush to judgment (and lawmaking) on 'affluenza'

    Years ago, only half-facetiously, I suggested that the Constitution should be amended to require a year’s waiting period before the passage of any law inspired by a made-for-TV movie. I feel the same way about legislation fueled by outrage about...
  • The 'affluenza' debate comes to California

    The 'affluenza' debate comes to California
    The Texas teenager who played the "affluenza" card to stay out of prison certainly sounds like a spoiled brat. In fact, he wouldn't deny it; that was his argument for a light sentence — that his overprivileged, under-disciplined life had led to a...
  • Gatto forwards bill to limit record of student posts

    New legislation introduced this week by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) aims to restrict how long school districts can keep students’ social media data. One provision of AB1442 was created in response to Glendale Unified School District...
  • 818 Roundup: Colby fire update, drought, NSA surveillance

    818 Roundup: Colby fire update, drought, NSA surveillance
    Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Locals in the Glendale-area can expect to see a high of 82 and low of 52, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service. We're rounding up the top news items in the region: - The...
  • Community: Gertrude Ness, 107, is a highlight at luncheon

    Community: Gertrude Ness, 107, is a highlight at luncheon
    The theme for the Patrons Club's luncheon was never more apropos — “Planting Seeds Through Education,” as proceeds go to Glendale Community College student scholarships and grants-in-aid. College Superintendent and President David...
  • Governor, lawmakers offer condolences after Gatto's father is killed

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers from both parties offered condolences and support Thursday to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), whose father was found shot to death in a family home last night. Brown said in a brief statement that...
  • 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....