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  • Groundbreaking California measure would outlaw 'affluenza' defense

    Groundbreaking California measure would outlaw 'affluenza' defense
    Call it the proposed Spoiled Brat Law. Last month, after a 16-year-old Texas boy said to be suffering from “affluenza” was sentenced to rehab instead of prison for killing four people and maiming two others in a drunk-driving crash,...
  • LAPD to announce reward in Joseph Gatto homicide case

    LAPD to announce reward in Joseph Gatto homicide case
    Los Angeles police and city officials are expected to announce Tuesday a reward for information in the killing last November of Joseph Gatto, a well-known artist and the father of a state assemblyman, found shot to death in his Silver Lake home....
  • New bill targets underreporting of sexual assaults at state colleges

    New bill targets underreporting of sexual assaults at state colleges
    This post has been updated. See the note at the bottom for details. SACRAMENTO -- A new bill introduced Monday would impose new reporting requirements for crimes occurring at colleges and universities, a response to reports that several California...
  • Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit

    Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit
    Hollywood stakeholders are calling on California to bolster its film and TV tax credit to keep its homegrown industry from permanently leaving the state. Film industry and union officials are mobilizing to back legislation this year that would...
  • Assemblyman Mike Gatto to use 'crowdsourcing' to craft new bill

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto to use 'crowdsourcing' to craft new bill
    SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto said Monday he will introduce a bill next year on the state's probate code. However, what that bill is going to say is still to be determined -- not by the the assemblyman, but by online input. Gatto (D-Los Angeles)...
  • LAPD looking for jewelry in connection with Joseph Gatto case

    LAPD looking for jewelry in connection with Joseph Gatto case
    Detectives asked for the public's help Thursday in locating jewelry that may have been taken from the home of Joseph Gatto, the artist and father of a state assemblyman found shot to death in his Silver Lake home. Detectives are still trying to...
  • Joseph Gatto funeral services set as homicide probe continues

    A funeral mass for Joseph Gatto -- the retired teacher, artist and father of a state assemblyman found shot to death last week in his Silver Lake home -- has been scheduled for Nov. 25, his son's office announced Monday. The public service is set for 10...
  • Police explore possible tie between Gatto slaying, earlier incidents

    Police explore possible tie between Gatto slaying, earlier incidents
    Los Angeles police are investigating whether the fatal shooting of artist Joseph Gatto, the father of a state assemblyman, is tied to an assault in Silver Lake earlier in the week. Joseph Gatto's daughter found him at his Silver Lake home Wednesday...
  • Steinberg quits law firm tied to son of figure in probe

    Steinberg quits law firm tied to son of figure in probe
    SACRAMENTO -- Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has resigned from a law firm that represents the son of a medical firm executive named in an FBI affidavit on the Capitol corruption investigation, an aide said Friday. The leaked...
  • Joseph Gatto died of gunshot wound to abdomen, autopsy confirms

    Joseph Gatto died of gunshot wound to abdomen, autopsy confirms
    Former teacher and artist Joseph Gatto, who is also the father of a state assemblyman, died from a single gunshot wound to his abdomen, an autopsy confirmed Friday. Los Angeles County coroner's officials said the 78-year-old's death had been...
  • Governor, lawmakers offer condolences after Gatto's father is killed

    Governor, lawmakers offer condolences after Gatto's father is killed
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers from both parties offered condolences and support Thursday to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), whose father was found shot to death in a family home last night. Brown said in a brief statement that...