In The News

July 15, 2020

"I am proud to Chair the California State Senate Select Committee on California, Armenia and Artsakh Mutual Trade, Art and Cultural Exchange. California is the only state that I am aware of that has formalized an official cooperative effort of this significance.

May 26, 2020

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.

March 6, 2020

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.

March 3, 2020

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.

February 25, 2020

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.

Press Releases

November 23, 2021

Glendale, California - California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada) recently returned from an emotional trip to Artsakh, during which he toured the countryside and broke bread with heroes. It is believed that this is the first time a state or federal elected...

November 15, 2021

Yerevan, Armenia – Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) facilitated the California Trade Desk Seal Placement during a reception in Yerevan, Armenia.  Senator Portantino formally introduced representatives from GO-Biz directly to business leaders at...

October 28, 2021

Sacramento, California – Senate Bill 255, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), was signed into law by Governor Newsom. The measure will ensure that freelance television commercial production employees can keep their existing high-quality health...

October 27, 2021

Sacramento, California – Assembly Bill 89, a measure co-authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) which reforms and enhances peace officer training and education, was signed into law by Governor Newsom last month.

October 18, 2021

Burbank, California - Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) released the following statement regarding the construction of new soundstages in Burbank by the Worthe Real Estate Group on the historic Warner Bros. property.