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Tuesday, December 20 2016

While it’s not clear if President Barack Obama ever drove the stretch of the 134 between Glendale and Pasadena, the state Legislature may name a segment of the freeway after the 44th President of the United States.

State Sen. Anthony Portantino, D-Glendale, introduced a resolution Tuesday to name the 134 Freeway between the 2 Freeway and the 210 Freeway the “President Barack H. Obama Freeway.”

Tuesday, December 20 2016

Tuesday, Senator Anthony J. Portantino introduced Resolution, SCR 8, which will name the segment of the CA-134 freeway between the Glendale CA-2 and the Interstate 210 Freeway the “President Barack H. Obama Freeway”.

Monday, December 19 2016

After over a decade of work by many local leaders on the dispensation of Caltrans owned properties along the SR-710 corridor, California State Senator Anthony Portantino announced Monday  that Caltrans has begun the process of selling the homes this week.

Friday, December 9 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—State Senator  Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) joined other newly elected Senators in the 40-member upper house of the State Legislature on Monday. With his daughter Sofia by his side, Portantino was sworn in as the State Senator for the 25th District.

Wednesday, December 7 2016

In a special ceremony Monday at Sacramento's State Legislature, La Cañada Flintridge resident and former City Councilman Anthony Portantino was sworn in as state senator for California's 25th District.

"I'm honored to join the California state Senate and appreciate the many friends who helped me get here," the senator said in a statement. "I'm excited to be in a position to work on issues that are important to my district."