Press Releases

Monday, June 11 2018

Sacramento, California-  In May, the Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders, also known as SIEML, held its seventh successful summer program for 50 undergrad students from historically black colleges and Hispanic-serving institutions at University of California, Berkeley.

Wednesday, June 6 2018

Sacramento, California- Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) honored the Family Service Agency of Burbank (FSA) as the Non-Profit of the Year for the 25th State Senate District. 

Monday, June 4 2018

Sacramento, California– SB 1266 passed the California State Senate. The author, Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge, proposed SB 1266 to protect communities from residential burglaries by requiring ankle monitoring as a condition of payroll.

Thursday, May 31 2018

Sacramento, California – The California State Senate voted to pass SB 1422 and SB 1263. Both measures are authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge.  They will help increase the knowledge of the risks of micro plastic materials and microfibers on the marine environment and drinking water.  These issues impose a potential threat to the public’s health as the levels of micro plastics in drinking water are not currently monitored.

Thursday, May 31 2018

Sacramento, California – The California State Senate voted to pass SB 1126 authored by Senator Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) and is now headed to the California State Assembly.