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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 – Senators Mike McGuire and Anthony J. Portantino released the following statement today regarding Senate Bill 98:
Sacramento, California – Senate Bills 14, 224, and 237, authored by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), cleared the Senate floor this week with bipartisan support. SB 224 and 14 address the growing mental health crisis among California’s youth by mandating mental...
Sacramento, California – Senate Bill 715, a measure authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) which addresses the validity of a hunting license and independent review of gun possession disputes, was approved on the Senate Floor today.
Sacramento, California – Senate Bill 15, a measure authored Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Canada Flintridge) which gives incentives to cities that convert abandoned retail sites into affordable and workforce housing, passed the Senate floor today with bipartisan support.
Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Canada Flintridge) announced today that he will participate in the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and Impact Hub Armenian Social Innovation...