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Mike Gatto

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  • In Sacramento, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti talks water, film tax credit

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders Thursday in his first visit to the Capitol since taking office. Water infrastructure and a proposed film tax credit were at the top of the day's agenda. Garcetti is...
  • Nostalgic black license plates are soon hitting the road

    A little retro flair will soon be hitting California roadways, as the Department of Motor Vehicles announced this week it has begun producing historic black license plates. The state originally issued black plates with yellow lettering from 1963 to...
  • Assembly approves bill that expands tax credits

    A bill aimed at expanding tax credits to help keep movie productions in California was approved unanimously by the state Assembly on Wednesday. The California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act of 2014, introduced by Assemblyman Mike...
  • California Assembly Passes Expansion of Film and TV Tax Credit

    An expansion of California's film and TV tax credit overwhelming passed the state Assembly on Wednesday, legislation that would for the first time allow big-budget features and most one-hour TV shows eligible for incentives. But the legislation, AB1839,...
  • Bills on crack cocaine, medicinal pot advance in California

    Bills on crack cocaine, medicinal pot advance in California
    State lawmakers Wednesday gave initial approval to proposals that would reduce penalties for selling crack cocaine, require medical marijuana dispensaries to get state licenses and allow people in the country illegally to get student loans for college....
  • Bill, requiring colleges to report certain violent crimes, approved

    A bill that would require college campuses in California to report certain violent crimes to local law enforcement, unless the victim requests anonymity, was approved with a 74-0 vote on Wednesday. The legislation, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto...
  • New York taking a larger bite out of Hollywood productions

    When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre. Instead, he gave thanks — to New York. "We...
  • Volunteers help spruce up American Legion Post

    Volunteers help spruce up American Legion Post
    With the help of about 30 volunteers, American Legion Post 288’s building in La Crescenta got a face-lift this past week. Since the 1920s, the organization has been a local hub for veterans and community organizations. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-...
  • Senate approves 'kill switches' for cellphones sold in California

    The state Senate on Thursday passed a measure that would require cellphones sold in California to be equipped with "kill switches" that can render them inoperable if stolen. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and other law enforcement officials backed the...
  • Gatto applauds proposed source to rainy day fund

    State Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) reacted positively to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to establish a new annual source for the state’s rainy day fund. Brown’s plan, which requires voter approval, entails an automatic 1.5%...
  • 818 Roundup: Home in historic Glendale district approved for demolition, Woodbury University graduation ceremony features marriage proposal

    818 Roundup: Home in historic Glendale district approved for demolition, Woodbury University graduation ceremony features marriage proposal
    Good morning, readers! Today is Sunday, May 11 -- happy Mother's Day! Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 85 and a low of 58 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In the news from your area: - In Glendale, about a...