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Wednesday, March 14 2018

Sacramento, California – Today SB 972, the Student Suicide Prevention Bill, passed the State Senate Education Committee with bipartisan support. SB 972 which would require public, charter, and private schools to print a suicide prevention hotline number and/or text crisis lines on the back of student’s identification cards. The measure would be required for grades seven through twelve and all higher education institutions.

Wednesday, March 14 2018

Officials for the proposed Armenian American Museum held their first community meeting since announcing the museum's relocation to downtown Glendale's Central Park.

In 2016, city officials agreed to carve out an area in the Central Park block for the museum and also used the opportunity to reimagine the space so it could integrate nearby facilities as well as create new public and recreational spaces.

Wednesday, March 14 2018

Yasmin Beers, the new city manager for the city of Glendale, was honored as Woman of the Year for the 25th District of the state Senate recently.

State Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) presented the honor to Beers in Sacramento.

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Tuesday, March 13 2018

As we near the mid-way point of National Women’s Month, the California State Legislature recognized women from across the state who have served their regional communities with outstanding distinction. Today, Monday, March 12 2018, California Democratic Senator, Anthony J. Portantino of La Cañada Flintridge, brought his 25th district’s 2018 Woman of the Year, Glendale California City Manager, Yasmin Beers onto the floor of the Legislature for a special presentation.

Monday, March 12 2018

Documents released in February, showing current and former California legislators had been accused of sexual misbehavior and other harassment, weren’t released under the California Public Records Act.

Instead, the Legislature has its own, more restrictive public records law: the Legislative Open Records Act.