Press Releases

Wednesday, June 19 2019

Sacramento, California – At the request of Glendale Community College, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) introduced legislation to help the college offset revenue losses associated with closing on April 24th.  This date is important to the Armenian community as it commemorates the Armenian Genocide where 1.5 million Armenians were killed. The Glendale Unified School District and Glendale Community College close on this day.

Thursday, June 13 2019

Sacramento, California — Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) is pleased that the State Senate passed the 2019–2020 balanced, on time and fiscally responsible state budget, today.  He also celebrated two important funding proposals he initiated through SB 217 and SB 568 which were included in the budget. 

Thursday, June 13 2019

Sacramento, California — Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) is pleased to announce that his budget requests for the City of Pasadena have been approved.  The 2019–2020 State Budget includes $3.5 million for the Arroyo Seco Watershed Restoration Project from Prop 68 and $40.7 million from Prop 51 for Pasadena City College’s Armen Sarafian Building.

Thursday, June 13 2019

Sacramento, California — Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) proudly announced today that the State Senate approved the 2019–2020 State Budget. The approved budget includes $5.5 million for sound walls along the 210 freeway in La Cañada Flintridge.  Portantino made the request on behalf of the city.