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June 18, 2004
Josh Kleinbaum As the controversy over the Americana at Brand progressed from a whisper to a full-fledged brawl over the past year, Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Glendale) refused to take a stand on the $264.2-million retail and residential project. Nothing has changed now that the project will be the subject of a Sept. 14 citywide vote, forced by a referendum petition circulated by Glendale Galleria owner General Growth Properties. Frommer still avoids the Americana debate.
NEWS
January 29, 2002
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- The Trust for Public land honored Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Glendale) and Sen. Wesley Chesbro (D-Arcata) on Monday with land conservation achievement awards. More than 220 state land conservation leaders gathered at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in Sacramento to give Frommer the trust's first Urban Park Advocate Award. Frommer was recognized for his AB 1481, which passed last year and established the Urban Park Act of 2001.
NEWS
October 3, 2001
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- The California Assembly has responded to Assemblyman Dario Frommer's request that it review the state's emergency preparedness procedures. Assembly Speaker Robert Hertzberg (D-Woodland Hills) announced Monday the formation of the Bipartisan Task Force on the Impact of Terrorism in California. Frommer's request required that the Assembly look into security at California's airports, public buildings, water supplies and highways.
NEWS
March 17, 2006
Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer (D-Glendale) joined the police in unveiling new legislation designed to combat a dangerous new trend in identity theft Wednesday morning at the Glendale Police Station. With protections increasing against criminals who steal credit card numbers or tamper with ATM machines, identity thieves are now turning more frequently to raiding residents' trash cans and mailboxes to obtain personal information. In turn, this information is often trafficked to other criminals for money.
NEWS
October 1, 2004
Josh Kleinbaum The theory is simple. Nursing homes give money to the state, and for every dollar they give, they will get twice as much back. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger turned that theory into law this week by signing the Nursing Home Quality Care Act. But some nursing home advocates believe the bill fails to hold nursing homes accountable and opens the door for fraud. "This is the first major reform in nursing home financing in California in about 25 years," said Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer (D-Glendale)
NEWS
By: Darleene Barrientos | September 16, 2005
Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer has two bills awaiting the governor's signature this week that would provide relief in education funding and prescription drug consumer costs. The state Assembly and the Senate approved the bills last week before the end of the session. One bill, which is sponsored by state Treasurer Phil Angelides, could generate up to $2 billion in new revenue during the next decade by managing underutilized state-owned property like a business.
NEWS
November 19, 2004
Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer will announce today a $3 million grant to help give Maple Park a face-lift. The state will award $130 million for 63 projects under Frommer's Urban Parks Act of 2001, including funds to help pay for a proposed $4.5 million overhaul at Maple Park. The plan, approved by the City Council in December 2003, will renovate the park's community center, including an enhanced senior room, a kitchen, a meeting room, a game room, a social hall, a computer lab and an arts-and-crafts school.
NEWS
February 4, 2000
Robert Blechl BURBANK -- Praising his efforts to promote public safety, state Attorney General Bill Lockyer lent a hand Thursday to support Dario Frommer's bid for the Demoratic party's nomination in the 43rd Assembly District. The endorsement ceremony on the front steps of Burbank Police and Fire Headquarters included a dozen off-duty Burbank firefighters and representatives from the Burbank, Glendale and Los Angeles police departments. Frommer announced in October he would seek the nomination in the March primary.
NEWS
February 11, 2005
Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer is throwing his weight into the Glendale City Council elections. Frommer endorsed Mayor Bob Yousefian, Councilman Frank Quintero and Glynda Gomez, a challenger, for the April 5 election. Frommer is the first state or federal legislator to make endorsements for the race. Nineteen candidates are vying for four available seats on the City Council. In the most crowded council race in Glendale history, anything that helps a candidate stand out could prove crucial.
NEWS
March 16, 2006
Zarian to host Mayor on show Glendale Mayor Rafi Manoukian will be tonight's guest on "The Larry Zarian Forum," airing at 7 p.m. on Charter Cable Channel 26. Topics of discussion will include the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast and the Glendale Gun Show, which Manoukian tried unsuccessfully to have moved from the Glendale Civic Auditorium by suggesting legislation recently to ban firearms on city property. Viewers may phone in with their questions during the live show by calling (818)
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NEWS
February 8, 2012
Former Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer does not share the nostalgia of those who want the California Legislature to return to being a part-time body. So the Democrat from La Cañada Flintridge has agreed to co-chair a campaign against an initiative proposed by Republican Assemblywoman Shannon Grove of Bakersfield to end the Legislature's full-time status. "We had a part-time Legislature in California. It was widely viewed as corrupt and ineffective," Frommer said of the days before California voters created a full-time body in 1966.
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November 1, 2011
Dario Frommer, chairman of the California Transportation Commission, used his canceled flight from Bob Hope Airport to Sacramento today to highlight the need for high-speed rail. As lawmakers review the latest business plan for the rail project today , Frommer, former assemblyman for the 43rd District, issued a statement bemoaning his inability to be there in person after he said his flight was canceled due to fog. "If California already had high-speed rail built, I could have simply jumped on the train," he said in a statement.
NEWS
January 30, 2011
Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems. Frommer, a Democrat who represented the 43rd Assembly District from 2000 to 2006, said the sluggish economy, federal and state belt-tightening and unforeseen consequences of two November ballot measures are hurting the bottom line when it comes to roads and transit.
NEWS
January 21, 2009
Zarian to host former speaker Former state Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer is scheduled to appear live on ?The Larry Zarian Show? Thursday to discuss the inauguration of Barack Obama as the nation?s 44th president, and its implications for the Democratic Party. Frommer, who served in the Assembly from 2000 to 2006, will discuss Obama?s campaign pledges, and how a crushing economy will affect his ability to pull them off. The public mood and apparent willingness in recent polls to allow Obama a certain amount of time to accomplish his goals will also be up for discussion.
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By Ryan Vaillancourt | January 15, 2008
GLENDALE — Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez appointed former Glendale Assemblyman Dario Frommer to the California Transportation Commission on Friday in a move both leaders said would help ensure that Southern California gets its fair share of transportation bond funding. Frommer, a Glendale resident, joins commissioner and former Glendale Mayor Larry Zarian as the only members on the board from Los Angeles County. Considered one of the most powerful state commissions, the group is charged with allocating transportation funds — including the $19.8-billion bond approved by voters in 2006 — to projects throughout the state.
NEWS
December 22, 2006
Former California State Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer joined the law firm Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP's California Government Practice Group at its Los Angeles office, the law firm's spokesperson said on Dec. 12. Frommer served three terms spanning six years in the state legislature representing the 43rd Assembly District. His last day in office was Nov. 30. The law firm's Government Practice Group represents clients in legislative, administrative, enforcement and contract matters concerning federal, state and local governments.
NEWS
By DARIO FROMMER | December 1, 2006
As I finish my third and final term in the California State Assembly, I want to express my personal thanks to the voters of the 43rd District for giving me the privilege of representing you in the California Legislature. It's been an incredibly rewarding experience and an honor. Much of my legislative agenda was inspired by my constituents and I am grateful to all who share their stories and ideas with me. Stories I heard while campaigning door-to-door in 2000 inspired me to take up the fight for better health care.
NEWS
By Anthony Kim | November 30, 2006
GLENDALE — Assemblyman Dario Frommer made merry with friends and co-workers Wednesday night at the Alex Theatre, celebrating the end of his six years of service in the state legislature. "It's great to see a lot of our friends," Frommer said. "It's really nice to see a lot of people you know and have a lot of fun." Hoover High School's jazz band performed an eclectic mix of music as a crowd socialized in the outside patio. Many familiar faces made appearances to meet Frommer in his final major event as the Assembly Majority Leader.
NEWS
By Robert S. Hong | October 12, 2006
As his final term draws to a close on Nov. 30, Dario Frommer, a three-term Assemblyman for the 43rd Assembly District who became Assembly majority leader in 2004, looks back on his Assembly tenure with pride and with reverence for the people of his district, which includes Glendale and Burbank. California state law limits Assemblymen to three two-year terms, which Frommer now has served. "I've been very fortunate," Frommer said. "I grew up in this community and it's been an honor to represent Glendale and Burbank in the Assembly."
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