August Club Meeting

August 18, 2013

3:00 to 5:00 PM

Home of  Ellen and Anthony Portantino
La Cañada Flintridge  91011

  Speaker:  Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-43)


Topic: Current legislation

Assemblyman Gatto is a lifelong resident of the district, which now encompasses Burbank, Glendale, Hollywood, La Canada Flintridge, La Crescenta, Los Feliz, Montrose, and Silver Lake. Born in Franklin Hills, he attended schools in Glendale, Los Feliz, and Silver Lake. Mr. Gatto graduated from UCLA with a degree in History, and Loyola Law School (at night), magna cum laude. He is currently Chair of the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

Our second speaker, a spokesperson for High Speed Rail — the project to bring an express train through California — will address the meeting. A 130-mile segment of high-speed line from Madera to Bakersfield in the Central Valley is currently conceived as the beginning phase.


 Membership expected to vote on club business matters —

  • Controllers’s proposed budget for 2103-2014, effective 8/1/13 thru 7/31/14
  • Creation of a three person ad hoc committee devoted to researching candidates
  • Appointment of five person Committee to Nominate Club Officers for 2014

Announcement of upcoming events — from the Club President

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