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  • On the Town: The stars align for salsa at Burroughs

    On the Town: The stars align for salsa at Burroughs
    Last week's heat spell was nothing more than a mere memory as the mix of cool jazz and hot salsa blended together and rendered a perfect late-summer evening as John Burroughs High School's Instrumental Music Assn. presented its annual "Salsa Under the...
  • Pasadena Humane Society to host assemblymen

    On Tuesday, the Pasadena Humane Society will waive all adoption fees for dogs, cats, rabbits and birds, including fees for the first round of vaccinations, spaying and neutering surgeries and micro-chipping. The event is dubbed “Gatto’s...
  • 818 Roundup: Hobby Lobby protests, Humane society waiving fees, Ronda Rousey's decisive win

    818 Roundup: Hobby Lobby protests, Humane society waiving fees, Ronda Rousey's decisive win
    Good morning readers. As you shake off the long weekend and get back to work, here's a few things happening around the 818:  A large protest is expected today at noon outside the new Hobby Lobby in Burbank. Protesters are expected to hand out condoms as...
  • L.A. leaders focusing on groundwater treatment in bond discussions

    L.A. leaders focusing on groundwater treatment in bond discussions
    When the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced last year an ambitious groundwater treatment program for the contaminated San Fernando Basin, the agency had its eyes on a state water bond for crucial funding to get the project built. So...
  • Assemblymen boost success at pet shelter

    The Pasadena Humane Society saw 132 pets go home with families on its first ever Pet Adoption Day, when all adoption fees were waived for the day. The event, organized by Assemblymen Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) and Ed Chau (D-...
  • Calif. lawmakers seek constitutional convention on Citizens United

    The California Senate gave final approval Monday to a measure asking Congress to call a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution and overturn the Citizens United court decision that eliminated limits on corporate spending in elections. Sen. Mark...
  • California Constitution: Start from scratch

    To the editor: So California's Constitution is cluttered with special-interest bric-a-brac because amending it is too easy? True; unfortunately, the remedy proposed by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) is too modest (55% voter approval) and omits...
  • Film production tax break bill closer to final passage

    Film production tax break bill closer to final passage
    Legislation to stem so-called runaway film production by offering a tax break for California productions is getting close to final passage. The proposal, AB 1839 by Assemblymen Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima), passed the Senate...
  • Legislation to Boost California TV and Movie Tax Credits Advances

    Legislation to expand California's film and TV tax incentives has cleared its first hurdle in the State Senate, a month after the Assembly approved the bill unanimously. The Senate Governance and Finance Committee approved Assembly Bill 1839 on a 4-0...
  • California film tax credit bill moves closer to passage

    California lawmakers could soon take action to stem the flight of television and movie productions to other states and foreign countries. Legislation to renew and possibly expand a 5-year-old state income-tax break for shooting in the Golden State...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal intensifies water bond negotiations

    Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal intensifies water bond negotiations
    Gov. Jerry Brown's call for a drastically cheaper water bond set off a fresh round of negotiations in the Capitol on Wednesday, as lawmakers and stakeholders seek to craft a plan that addresses the state's myriad water needs without a bloated price tag....