Glendale, CA: Upon hearing of the decision reached by Caruso Affiliated Holdings regarding the billboard advertising at The Americana at Brand for the documentary, Architects of Denial, State Senator Anthony J. Portantino issued the following statement:
Tujunga, CA: Today, State Senator Anthony J. Portantino toured Mountain View Elementary School on its first day of instruction for the 2017-2018 school year. The tour included a profile of the first Armenian/English dual language program of Los Angeles Unified School District in SD25. The program was created at Mountain View Elementary School in 2016, providing students with a bilingual education and teaching them about the Armenian culture.
Glendale CA: State Senator Anthony J. Portantino has submitted a letter to Caruso Affiliated Holdings urging the company to reconsider its decision and allow public advertising for the Armenian Genocide and Human Rights Documentary Architects of Denial. Reports have pegged politics as the explanation for the Caruso Affiliated decision not to feature the film in an outdoor billboard advertisement.
25th Dist. Senator Delivers Thousands of Signatures for No 710 Action Committe
Monday, July 24 2017
Sacramento, CA: Last week, 25th District State Senator Anthony J. Portantino personally delivered to Governor Brown thousands of signatures on the No 710 Tunnel petition, rolling out an impressive scroll of signatures that activists opposed to the freeway tunnel have been collecting for several years.