In The News

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.

February 10, 2020

State Senator Anthony Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) partnered with Pasadena parents Doug Forbes and Elena Matyas to introduce legislation on Monday, Feb. 10, which aims to provide more oversight of California summer camps.

Press Releases

June 23, 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J.

June 3, 2020

As we mourn the horrific death of George Floyd, we should remember these words from Dr. Martin Luther King: “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”  

May 27, 2020

Sacramento, California – State Senator Anthony J. Portantino’s (D–La Cañada Flintridge) SB 1299 has passed the Senate Housing Committee with strong bi-partisan support. 

May 20, 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino’s (D–La Cañada Flintridge) SB 914 to address concerns related to the tragic synagogue shooting in Poway passed Senate Public Safety and will now go to Senate Appropriations. 

May 12, 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) commends Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins’s (D - San Diego) on the announcement of the Senate Democratic Caucus’ proposal for the state budget and...