| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:29 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Quick. Can you name an amendment in California's Constitution? Probably not, but if you vote regularly, you've weighed in on a lot of them.
Like other state officials, I have sworn an oath "to protect and defend both the Constitution of the United...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:46 PM
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.
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:26 PM
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.
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:15 AM
California’s license plates are going old-school.
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced this week that it was sending to the presses new license plates printed in the historic black background and yellow lettering from the 1960s. This means...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:16 AM
The Department of Motor Vehicles will soon begin issuing nostalgic black license plates with yellow lettering as part of a piece of legislation that was signed into law in 2012.
The department will also soon begin sending yellow license plates with black...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:21 AM
A proposed law aiming to train school employees to better identify signs of child abuse or neglect was approved by the California State Assembly last week and now heads to the State Senate.
The California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act, introduced...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:30 PM
When California's state Assembly gave unanimous approval recently to legislation that would expand film and TV tax incentives, it did so with a key figure left blank in bill AB 1839: The amount of money to be budgeted for the credits.
While Los Angeles...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:02 AM
A new piece of legislation aimed at catching hit-and-run offenders with the help of Emergency Alert System signs on freeways was introduced in the state legislature this week.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto's (D-Silver Lake) bill, AB 47, would create a “...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Across the nation, pollsters are identifying key races to watch in the June 3 primary. Odds are, they aren’t looking too closely at California’s 43rd Assembly District.
That’s where incumbent Rep. Mike Gatto (D- Silver Lake) is...