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Mike Gatto

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  • 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...
  • Mayors Urge California to Expand Production Tax Credit

    Seeking to boost prospects for expanding California's production tax credit, mayors from 10 of the state's largest cities announced their support for legislation to make the Golden State more competitive with dozens of other states that are luring...
  • Assembly Committee Greenlights Expansion of California's Film and TV Tax Credit

    Legislation to expand California's incentives for movie and TV production cleared the Assembly's Revenue and Taxation Committee on Tuesday, as lawmakers try to respond to the flight of production to other states with a sweeter offering of tax credits....
  • Letter: Keep an eye on upcoming school bills

    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? State...
  • Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition

    Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition
    As ‎nearly 1,200 people packed the Alex Theatre on Thursday at the 13th annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, attendees were abuzz about a historic statement made by the Turkish Prime Minister the day prior. PHOTOS: Armenian Genocide...
  • Gatto's social media bill headed to a vote

    A state bill that sets social media-monitoring standards for schools is now heading to the full State Assembly for a vote. Introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), AB 1442 passed with a 7-0 vote by the Assembly Education Committee. It...
  • Cyclist who lost part of leg highlights hit-and-runs with bike ride

    Cyclist who lost part of leg highlights hit-and-runs with bike ride
    A cyclist whose right leg was partially amputated after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver near Griffith Park last year said he has a new mission in life. Damian Kevitt was left wounded, but he remains resilient as he works to shed light on a...