In The News

July 8, 2019

Every few miles along the drive up the Long Beach Freeway, cars pass underneath huge, green highway signs that span the roadway’s lanes: “Interstate 710 North,” they say. “Pasadena.”

July 8, 2019

GLENDALE – California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the 2019-2020 state budget with $5 million included for the Armenian American Museum. The 2019-2020 budget provides $4 million in new funding for the museum and $1 million in reallocated funding.

July 4, 2019

Several gun advocacy groups filed a lawsuit this week challenging new California rules banning the sale of firearms to people under 21, arguing that people ages 18 to 20 years are adults with the legal right to bear arms. 

July 3, 2019

The group is called the Calguns Foundation and Firearms Policy Coalition.  They take issue with the state’s new law banning the sale of firearms to people under the age of 21.  The group filed a lawsuit in San Diego County this week, saying people over the age of 18 are adults...

July 3, 2019

The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is where the beleaguered Joad family crossed the Colorado River into California in John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath” and was a boyhood home to “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz.

Press Releases

July 9, 2019

Sacramento, California – Today, SB 302 authored by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) passed the Assembly Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Committee.

July 3, 2019

Sacramento, California – Today, SB 532 authored by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) passed the Assembly Local Government Committee. Senator Portantino introduced SB 532 at the request of the City of Glendale.

July 3, 2019

La Cañada Flintridge, California – Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) announced the addition of Minwoo “David” Kim to his district staff. Mr. Kim will be covering the cities of La Cañada Flintridge, San Marino, and South Pasadena...

July 2, 2019

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) states: