| 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...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy on Monday approved a $50,000 grant for the repair and improvement of La Cañada Flintridge’s eroding Flint Wash Trail.
La Cañada City Councilman Donald Voss, who is a member of the conservancy’s...
| 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...
| May 12, 2012
| 5:43 PM
It's better late than never for La Cañada Flintridge City Councilman Dave Spence, who on Wednesday delivered a postponed State of the City address to members of the La Cañada Kiwanis Club at Descanso Gardens.
Spence, a 20-year council veteran, served...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:11 PM
A bill that will end state legislators’ privileges of virtually free-of-charge vanity plates passed the assembly Friday.
The bill, AB 2068, will still need to pass the senate to become law, but enjoyed overwhelming support on both sides of the isle...
| 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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:09 PM
California could soon provide free tattoo removals for former prostitutes. The state already helps former gang members with removals.
The author of the AB 1956, Assemblymember Anthony Portantino, says the bill will help prostitutes with "their self-...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 1:12 PM
A new law inspired by the windstorms that hammered the San Gabriel Valley in 2011 was signed into law over the weekend, forcing utilities to develop emergency management plans and work closely with local cities on how to respond to natural disasters.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:59 PM
A windstorm-driven measure requiring power companies to update emergency plans and coordinate better with local governments has passed both houses of the state legislature and is awaiting consideration by the governor, according to Assemblyman Anthony...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The state Assembly on Wednesday voted final legislative approval to a ban on carrying unloaded rifles and shotguns openly in public in California cities, with supporters citing recent mass shootings in other states and concern by police officers.
| May 30, 2012
| 2:10 PM
On a sunny Monday, hundreds of La Cañada Flintridge residents braved 80-degree heat to take in the colorful Fiesta Days parade after honoring La Cañada's fallen members of the military at a somber Memorial Day service.
Residents turned out to line...