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Monday, December 3 2018


Sacramento, California- California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D - La Cañada Flintridge) used his first day of the new legislative session to keep his 710 tunnel promise, revisit the redevelopment issue, and take a bold environmental stance.

Monday, December 3 2018

PASADENA (CBSLA) — The 710 Freeway extension project is officially dead after six decades of debate over lengthening the busy interstate route from Alhambra to Pasadena. Caltrans announced Wednesday that it had finalized a report endorsing local street improvements instead of a freeway tunnel.

Monday, December 3 2018



Burbank, California – On Tuesday, December 4, State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) will host a Women in Business Legislative Update & Award Luncheon.  

All members of the press and community are encouraged to attend this event.

Thursday, November 29 2018

California transportation officials effectively ended a six-decade battle over the unfinished 710 Freeway this week, recommending against a costly, controversial freeway tunnel that would have been the longest in the state.

Caltrans’ decision to prioritize a series of street improvements over an extension of the freeway comes a year after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority stripped the 710 tunnel of about $700 million in funding and dedicated the funds to freeway, interchange and surface street improvements.