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While we cannot gather in person for our traditional Memorial Day Service, the City of San Marino has created a virtual ceremony to help us honor those who served and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
State Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) wants students who have dyslexia to be diagnosed at an early age and introduced a bill in February to achieve that goal.
A proposed $5.5-billion bond measure from the California Senate aims to combat climate change by funding various environmental preservation and expansion projects throughout the state.
The state Department of Social Services and Attorney General Xavier Becerra are seeking an injunction that would prevent Altadena’s Summerkids camp – where 6-year-old Roxie Forbes drowned last June 28 – from reopening this summer.
Sacramento, California – Senate Bill 445, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – Burbank), passed the Senate floor. The measure would address language barriers faced by parents in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process by requiring schools to provide families a...
Sacramento, California – Senate Bills 234, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – Burbank), passed the Senate Floor. The measure addresses the rise in opioid-related deaths by making opioid antagonists such as Narcan readily available in schools and other places accessed...
Sacramento, California – Senate Bill 834, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – Burbank), passed the Senate floor. The bill would create a robust financing program to make homeownership more attainable for low and middle-income families.
Portantino Bill on Expanding Health Care Coverage for Lifesaving Breast Cancer Screening Passes Senate Floor
Sacramento, CA – Senate 257, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – Burbank) addresses a significant flaw in women’s healthcare insurance coverage. SB 257, which passed the Senate, mandates that follow up diagnostic imaging following an abnormal mammography is covered by...
Sacramento, California – SB 509, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – Burbank), passed the Senate Floor. The bill addresses the growing mental health crisis among California’s youth by implementing mental health education and training in schools.