| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:33 PM
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.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:02 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:16 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 2:59 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed into law changes to Proposition 65, the state's landmark anti-toxins law, that aim to reduce lawsuits and fines for businesses.
The initiative, which voters approved in 1986, requires businesses to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:31 PM
A group of entertainment industry executives and labor leaders called on state lawmakers to beef up California's film incentives -- or risk losing a homegrown industry to rivals. At a state committee hearing held at SAG-AFTRA headquarters in Los Angeles,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:03 PM
There are few urban spaces more fun to visit than a dog park, even if you don’t have a dog.
Dog parks are also essential for the cooped-up city dog without his or her own private field to romp through. And they’re usually a safe...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:14 PM
An advocacy group backing a proposed state law requiring adult film actors to use condoms launched a robocall campaign Thursday targeting a Los Angeles-area state assemblyman who they accuse of stymieing the legislation.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:01 PM
A trade association representing the adult film industry called for a nationwide moratorium on shooting Friday -- the second in the last month -- after another performer tested positive for HIV.
The Free Speech Coalition called a weeklong moratorium...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:36 AM
The HIV case that prompted a new moratorium on shooting in the adult film industry involves a third performer, an industry group has confirmed.
Last month an actress who goes by the screen name Cameron Bay tested positive for HIV, prompting a weeklong...