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Anthony J. Portantino

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  • Portantino named 'Legislator of the Year' for open carry ban

    Portantino named 'Legislator of the Year' for open carry ban
    The California Police Chiefs Assn. recently named Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) “Legislator of the Year” for his public safety measure banning the open carry of unloaded handguns in public places. “As someone...
  • Ron Kaye: You, the voter, must pay attention

    Mail-in voting for the general election two weeks from now already is under way with reforms in place — open primaries and the end of gerrymandered legislative districts — that are supposed to end the stalemate in Sacramento. The odds of...
  • Portantino, Liu receive honors

    Portantino, Liu receive honors
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) received honors recently. Portantino was named Legislator of the Year by the Junior Leagues of California, recognizing his introduction of several bills...
  • On the Town: Guilds introduce Army of Pink soldiers

    On the Town: Guilds introduce Army of Pink soldiers
    The Army of Pink 2012 began its march at the Rosemont Pavilion next to the Rose Bowl. On Sunday several dozen supporters marched to the Power of Pink highlighting breast cancer awareness. The Army of Pink campaign is presented by the Dr. Norick...
  • Gatto, Portantino appointed to California Film Commission

    Gatto, Portantino appointed to California Film Commission
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto -- whose district includes the studio-heavy cities of Burbank, Glendale and part of Hollywood -- has been appointed to the California Film Commission. The commission handles permitting for filming on state property, and supports...
  • Portantino's race for 25th district starts

    Portantino's race for 25th district starts
    Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Cañada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district. That seat, currently...
  • Antonovich voices interest in state Senate seat

    Antonovich voices interest in state Senate seat
    Stump speeches are common in politics, but this weekend when longtime Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced he’s running for California state Senate in 2016, he made what might be called a bumper speech. Antonovich spoke...
  • MTA's report on 710 Freeway gap project accused of tunnel vision

    MTA's report on 710 Freeway gap project accused of tunnel vision
    For months, elected officials and local activists have asked the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for a cost-benefit analysis of five project alternatives being put forth as potential solutions to addressing a 4.5-mile gap in the 710 Freeway...
  • Critics of proposed 710 Freeway tunnel plan to march

    Critics of proposed 710 Freeway tunnel plan to march
    Opponents of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s proposed 710 Freeway tunnel will convene in South Pasadena Saturday morning to take part in the city’s “7-4 Day,” and rally public support behind a recently unveiled campaign...
  • Letter: Claims of fraud in delegate election

    As one of the California Democratic Party delegates unseated last month by the party’s Compliance Review Commission, I read Dan Evans “ballot redo” article with great interest (“Memo reveals ballot issues” May 2, A1.) As a...
  • Campaign seeks to remedy parade's Trojan, Bruin mascot asymmetry

    Campaign seeks to remedy parade's Trojan, Bruin mascot asymmetry
    The rivalry between fans and alumni of USC and UCLA in the area is well known and oft mentioned, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at the annual Fiesta Days Parade in La Cañada.  That’s where for the past two years USC mascot Tommy Trojan...
  • Group looks to link 'habitat islands' for wildlife

    A local conservancy will soon embark on a regional study of open spaces, from the Big Tujunga Wash through the Verdugo Mountains and San Rafael Hills to Pasadena's Arroyo Seco, in an attempt to map potential wildlife corridors. Members of the Arroyo &...