Legislation Would Warn Consumers Of Smart TVs Ability To Record, Transmit ConversationsA 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.
Law Sparked By Kasem Fight Grants Visiting Rights To AdultsGov. 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.
Proposal Would Ease Carpool Lane Rules On 134, 210 FreewaysIf 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.
Officials To Re-Offer Reward In 2013 Murder Of Local Assemblyman's FatherOfficials 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.
Stretch Of 10 Freeway In East LA To Be Named For Educator Joseph GattoA 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.
Lawmakers Send Hollywood Tax Credit To GovernorCalifornia lawmakers have approved legislation to extend additional tax credits to Hollywood film productions, sending the bipartisan legislation to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.
Lawmaker Calls For 'Common Sense' Testing Of Guns Surrendered At Buyback EventsAssemblyman 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.
Lawmakers Consider Expanding Hollywood Tax CreditWith 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.
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.
Child Protective Services Audit Uncovers 'Worst Fears' In Agency PerformanceAn audit that investigated child welfare agencies following the death of a local boy will result in changes statewide, officials said Wednesday.
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.
LAPD Announces $50K Reward In Murder Of Assemblyman Mike Gatto's FatherThe 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.