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, 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) partnered with several local charities and business groups to provide support for families during the holiday season.

October 27, 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) and Burbank City Manager Justin Hess were recognized over the weekend by Family Service Agency of Burbank with the Mary Alice O’Connor Vision Award. 

October 26, 2020

La Cañada Flintridge, California Please join an outstanding panel of mental health experts, student advocates and Senator Portantino for a robust and sensitive discussion on youth mental health during COVID-19.  Join the conversation and hear the results of a...

October 21, 2020

Glendale, California – Yesterday, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) sent a strongly worded letter to Mercury Public Affairs calling on the firm to terminate all business with the Turkish Government.  Mercury is under contract with Turkey to provide public...

October 14, 2020

La Cañada Flintridge, California – On Monday, October 19, 2020, at 7:00pm, State Senator Anthony Portantino, Congressman Adam Schiff, and Labor Secretary Julie Su will hold a virtual town hall to provide state and federal updates and answer...