Pasadena Now: Community Celebrates with Portantino at "Swearing In" Celebration
Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), was given his ceremonial oath of office yesterday by State Controller Betty T. Yee. Approximately 500 community members, elected officials, family and friends attended the swearing in ceremony hosted by Glendale Community College.
Local classic rock band, Misplaced Priorities entertained the crowd through lunch. The John Muir High School Drum Line called the program to order followed by the presentation of colors by the Blair High School Junior ROTC. The La Cañada High School Choral Ensemble sang the National Anthem and “God Bless America.”
Anita Quinonez Gabrielian, President of the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees, welcomed the crowd to the event...(Read Full Text)