In the News

Friday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Monday, 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.

The Roxie Rules Act, otherwise known as SB 955, comes months after Forbes and Matyas’ daughter, Roxie, drowned at the Altadena-based Summerkids Camp in June.

Monday, February 10 2020

The 19-year-old man accused of tearing through a Poway synagogue last year, killing a woman and injuring others, should not have been in possession of a semi-automatic rifle. California limits the sale of an AR-15 to adults who are 21 and older - but makes an exception for registered hunters.