| May 14, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Education in California is the buzz these days. There is Assembly Bill 1444 requiring mandatory kindergarten. The other Senate Bill 837 provides 4-year-olds access to public school. Will these laws improve our states academic performance?
| May 20, 2014
| 3:08 PM
If you’ve never been to a Memorial Day observance in Burbank, it is a poignant and solemn ceremony that provides many reasons for you to attend and honor those who have fought for their country.
Two aspects of the ceremony in particular stand out....
| 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...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Predicted low voter-turnout in the upcoming June 3 election does not hold Pamala Matsumoto back. The legal veteran and La Cañada mom is a candidate for the Los Angeles Supreme Court bench, seat 22, with more than 25 years of experience working in Los...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Members of the La Cañada Flintridge City Council were updated Monday by a Caltrans representative on the status of the 210 (Foothill) Freeway Pavement Rehabilitation Project, a three-year, $148.5-million construction effort that will begin in October....
| May 3, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The first-ever crowd-sourced bill was approved this week by the state Assembly with a 72-0 vote.
The process to put together “wiki bill” AB1520 was thought up by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and came to fruition by opening it up...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Assemblymen Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) responded this week to a report about the state’s filming industry that suggests new tax incentives might help keep movie and television studios shooting in California.
| Apr 21, 2014
Eight of the nine nominees for this year's best picture Oscar were filmed outside California. Nearly all of the live-action movies nominated in other Academy Awards categories were filmed in other states or countries as well. In the last two years,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and the Home Depot Foundation have secured a $20,000 grant to give the American Legion Verdugo Hills Post 288 in La Crescenta a face-lift.
Located at 4011 La Crescenta Ave., the veterans center will have two of its...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Los Angeles police are expected to shut down sections of road between Los Feliz and Griffith Park on Sunday morning as waves of cyclists take to the streets to raise awareness about hit-and-runs.
The event, Finish the Ride, was created after local...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:38 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown, citing his meetings with law enforcement officials across the state, said Tuesday that "realignment is working."
Brown, speaking to reporters after he addressed the annual Crime Victims' Rights rally at the Capitol,...