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Tuesday, January 29 2019

Sacramento, California -  Early in the 2019 legislative session Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) is continuing his leadership for sensible gun control. This week, he introduced SB 172, which would require stronger storage safety of all firearms within the home. Specifically, the bill would make it a crime of criminal storage if an unloaded or loaded firearm were present in the home of a minor or a prohibited person and not safely stored.

Monday, January 28 2019

Glendale, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) has selected Rose Queen Louise Deser Siskel of San Marino as the 25th State Senate District 2019 Women of the Year. Every year during the California State Legislature honors one woman from each district and honors then in a ceremony.  This year, Senator Portantino is honored that Ms. Siskel has agreed to proudly represent the 25th Senate District.

Friday, January 18 2019

PASADENA—On January 10, the Pasadena Chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America held its annual holiday reception at the Pasadena Hovhannes and Hripsime Jivalagian Youth Center. The reception was attended in full capacity with the presence of local and state elected officials, community leaders, members, and supporters of the regional Armenian-American community.

California State Senator Anthony Portantino and Pasadena City Mayor Terry Tornek delivered remarks about the partnership of the ANCA –

Tuesday, January 15 2019

The Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys is partnering with the City of Pasadena and the community’s synagogues, to hold Every Person Has a Name. This 25-hour vigil will be held on the steps of Pasadena City Hall on Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27, 2019.