| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:23 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:47 AM
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,...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:59 AM
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...
| Jan 19, 2014
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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:57 PM
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...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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:
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:56 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:36 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:36 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:38 AM
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....