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Legislation Would Warn Consumers Of Smart TVs Ability To Record, Transmit Conversations

A California lawmaker is pushing legislation to give consumers better warnings about a new phenomenon for smart TVs: They can record household conversations without your knowledge.

08/20/2015

Radio personality Casey Kasem (c) and his children Mike and Kerri arrive at the Golden Dads Awards ceremony at the Peterson Automotive Museum on June 15, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

Law Sparked By Kasem Fight Grants Visiting Rights To Adults

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation granting visiting rights to adult children of ailing parents, sparked by a family dispute over who could visit radio broadcasting legend Casey Kasem.

07/14/2015

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Proposal Would Ease Carpool Lane Rules On 134, 210 Freeways

If you’ve ever been alone in your car and wanted to sneak into the carpool lane, there’s now a proposal to allow you to legally do just that — outside of rush hour —on two of the Southland’s busiest freeways.

02/02/2015

Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Officials To Re-Offer Reward In 2013 Murder Of Local Assemblyman’s Father

Officials Wednesday will re-offer a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect responsible in the murder of a California Assemblyman’s father.

11/12/2014

Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Stretch Of 10 Freeway In East LA To Be Named For Educator Joseph Gatto

A stretch of the San Bernardino (10) Freeway in East Los Angeles will be dedicated in memory of Joseph Gatto, the 78-year-old former educator and father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D-Los Angeles.

11/11/2014

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Lawmakers Send Hollywood Tax Credit To Governor

California lawmakers have approved legislation to extend additional tax credits to Hollywood film productions, sending the bipartisan legislation to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

08/30/2014

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Lawmaker Calls For ‘Common Sense’ Testing Of Guns Surrendered At Buyback Events

Assemblyman Mike Gatto wants to prohibit police agencies from administering handgun buy-backs without taking steps to ensure firearms are property identified and tested as potential evidence.

08/15/2014

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Lawmakers Consider Expanding Hollywood Tax Credit

With only a few weeks left in the legislative session, lawmakers are negotiating the extension and expansion of a Hollywood tax credit designed to keep film and television production in California.

08/09/2014

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Retro Calif. License Plates Returning To The Road

California’s classic black and yellow license plates are making a comeback thanks to a local assemblyman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2014

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Child Protective Services Audit Uncovers ‘Worst Fears’ In Agency Performance

An audit that investigated child welfare agencies following the death of a local boy will result in changes statewide, officials said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Clues In Gatto Murder Still Sparse After LAPD Parole Crackdown

Hundreds of LAPD officers were in northeast Los Angeles Thursday to search for clues in the murder of Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s father.

01/09/2014

Assemblyman Mike Gatto

LAPD Announces $50K Reward In Murder Of Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s Father

The city and the LAPD Tuesday announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect responsible for the murder of a local assemblyman’s father.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2014

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Lawmaker Moves To Boost Training For Teachers To ID, Report Child Abuse

A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.

01/07/2014

The photographs represent the "style” of Gatto’s jewelry. The pieces were not the actual ones stolen during the crime. (credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

LAPD Looking For Custom-Made Jewelry Belonging To Slain Father Of Calif. Assemblyman

The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding custom-made jewelry that may have been taken from the father of California Assemblyman Mike Gatto on the night he was murdered.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2013

Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Funeral Held For Slain Assemblyman’s Father

A funeral was held Monday morning for the slain father of a Assemblyman Mike Gatto.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2013

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