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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.”

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”.

December 19, 2016

La Cañada Flintridge, CA – After over a decade of work by many local leaders on the dispensation of Caltrans owned properties along the SR-710 corridor, Senator Portantino is happy to announce that Caltrans has begun the process of selling the homes this week. Veterans Realty Group has been selected as the contractor and in the coming days, eligible residents will receive a package, which outlines the process, details for the home buyer education workshops, and includes the notice of offer to sell.

December 7, 2016

By Sara Cardine - Los Angeles Times

Portantino’s first day of legislative session promotes three key legislative priorities
December 5, 2016

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

"I'm honored to join the California State Senate and appreciate the many friends who helped me get here.  I'm excited to be in a position  to work on issues that are important to my district," commented Portantino, who previously represented the area as Assembly Member for the 44th District.