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Wednesday, February 6 2019

Sacramento, California - Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Canada Flintridge) Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Senator Richard Roth, (D-Riverside) Chair of Senate Budget Sub-Committee on Education, announced the introduction of SB 217- the Special Education Early Intervention Grant Program. The bill will provide school districts with funding for early special education services.

Tuesday, February 5 2019

Eliot Arts Academy is honored to announce its 2nd Annual Women’s History Celebration on Saturday, March 2, 1:00 p.m. at Eliot Arts Magnet Academy.

The 2nd Annual Women’s History Celebration is a PUSD middle school collaborative event honoring the women’s movement and women’s liberation. Hear from Guest Panelists: Congresswoman Judy Chu, Senator Anthony Portantino and many more…

Tuesday, February 5 2019

For two days last week, the Leadership Pasadena Class of 2019 discussed city politics and challenges facing Pasadena directly with the area’s top leaders.

Monday, February 4 2019

State Sen. Anthony Portantino, a member of this all Democratic group, said he plans to bring back legislation that limits the purchase of rifles or shotguns to one per month. It was vetoed by former Gov. Jerry Brown last year.

“We are going to send a strong message to the current and future gun owners,” Portantino said. “California may be a western state but it's no longer the wild west.”

Gun rights advocates say the measure is an infringement on Second Amendment rights and does nothing to prevent violence.

Monday, February 4 2019

California Democrats on Monday outlined a plan to enact new forms of gun control, and they’re hoping Gov. Gavin Newsom will sign firearm restrictions that his predecessor vetoed last year.

Standing alongside former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was shot in the head at a 2011 Tuscon event, Democrats in the Legislature called for more gun restrictions.

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