| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:38 PM
La Cañada Unified School District supporters were elated and relieved to learn Tuesday night that the much fought-for Measure LC parcel tax received 68.16% of the vote — eking just above the two-thirds threshold required for passage.
With the mail-...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino will discuss social issues in California on a new talk show.
“Before I go back into politics I want to share as much information on hot topics as I can,” Portantino said in a statement. “...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A former assemblyman and a Pasadena councilwoman have announced plans to run for a state Senate seat in the 25th district currently held by Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge).
The seat will open up in 2016 when Liu must leave office due to term limits....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
La Cañada resident and former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino last week received an honorary Associates Degree from Glendale Community College.
"I am very honored to have received this degree," Portantino stated in a news release. "It's always an...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) on Wednesday thanked the community for its support as his time in Sacramento comes to an end, and he reflected on his key accomplishments.
Two months remain before term limits force Portantino to...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Three bills authored by Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) passed the Assembly recently, including one that would allow prostitutes branded with tattoos by their pimps to qualify for a free tattoo-removal program.
Removing the markings will...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Every state and federal official whose district includes La Cañada Flintridge is a Democrat, but local Republicans are hoping to get one of their own in the State Assembly after Tuesday's election.
Ernest Koppen, president of the La Cañada Flintridge...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Pasadena area voters will weigh in on two local races on Tuesday, June 5, in addition to the two statewide ballot propositions, congressional races and the California presidential primary.
Five candidates are running for the 41st District Assembly seat...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Familiar faces topped the polls in Tuesday’s primary for offices in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.
Incumbent Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) all received the...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Speaking to a crowd already leery of a proposed tunnel connecting the Long Beach (710) Freeway to Pasadena, a leading smog scientist and asthma researcher warned Tuesday that the roadway could be a health hazard.
“Those of us in the area of air...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 6:35 PM
On Tuesday, days before the Assembly Appropriations Committee makes a decision on a bill designed to provide additional oversight to boot camps for at-risk youth, the measure's co-sponsors appeared on the steps of Pasadena City Hall to urge that the...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
A state audit released Thursday slammed the California Department of Transportation for mismanaging homes it owns along the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension corridor, losing millions in rental income in the process and overspending on repairs....