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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Steinberg quits law firm tied to son of figure in probe

    SACRAMENTO -- Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has resigned from a law firm that represents the son of a medical firm executive named in an FBI affidavit on the Capitol corruption investigation, an aide said Friday. The leaked...
  • News-Press & Leader Editorial: An offer of condolences to the Gatto family

    A shocking crime and an innocent victim: Joseph Gatto, a 78-year-old man who by all accounts was beloved and respected, was gunned down in his Silver Lake home this week. His home in the hilly community had been ransacked. One of his daughters,...
  • Police explore possible tie between Gatto slaying, earlier incidents

    Police explore possible tie between Gatto slaying, earlier incidents
    Los Angeles police are investigating whether the fatal shooting of artist Joseph Gatto, the father of a state assemblyman, is tied to an assault in Silver Lake earlier in the week. Joseph Gatto's daughter found him at his Silver Lake home Wednesday...
  • Video: Police probe earlier Silver Lake assault in Gatto investigation

    Video: Police probe earlier Silver Lake assault in Gatto investigation
    L.A. police are investigating whether the fatal shooting of artist Joseph Gatto, the father of a state assemblyman, is tied to an assault earlier in the week in Silver Lake. Joseph Gatto’s daughter found him at his Silver Lake home Wednesday...