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Wednesday, January 17 2018

The Martin Luther King Community Coalition (MLK Coalition) in collaboration with the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and the City of Pasadena presented its annual Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration on Monday, January 15, 2018.

Tuesday, January 16 2018

About 100 people filled the student center conference room at Glendale Community College Tuesday as the school’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration committee held its third annual MLK Interfaith Breakfast, featuring spoken-word artist Alexandria Gurley.

Glendale City Councilman Vrej Agajanian and representatives from the offices of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), state Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger joined the breakfast.

Monday, January 15 2018

Nearly 200 fill Metropolitan Baptist Church for recognition of slain civil rights leader; IMA scholarship winners honored

With hope and song amidst growing community concern over confrontations with the police in Pasadena, Altadena’s Metropolitan Baptist Church celebrated the life and teachings of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday with a joyous afternoon service.

Thursday, January 11 2018

California Senator Anthony Portantino, who represents Pasadena, praised Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2018-2019 budget which increases funding for education, and boosts the state’s new rainy day fund.

Wednesday, January 10 2018

Sacramento, California –Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education, issued the following statement:

"I applaud the Governor and his proposed budget for 2018-2019, which continues to prioritize California’s K-12 and Higher Education while ensuring future fiscal stability with the increase to the Rainy Day Fund. I am particularly happy the budget increases money for higher education and does not raise tuition.