| Sep 11, 2013
Just the mention of the numerals that make up this infamous day will forever conjure deep pain, sadness and anger in Americans.
And yet, while the horrors of that fateful day 12 years ago are so indelibly seared into our consciences, as the years have...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) will speak in La Caņada Flintridge on Sunday during a meeting of the Caņada-Crescenta Democratic Club.
Held at the home of former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and his wife, Ellen, the Aug. 18 event also...
| 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 Caņada Flintridge).
The seat will open up in 2016 when Liu must leave office due to term limits....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Caņada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district.
That seat, currently...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
La Caņada 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...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Exiting Mayor Steve Del Guercio was honored by friends, officials and local agencies for 14 years of service on Monday night before City Councilwoman Laura Olhasso was named the new mayor of La Caņada Flintridge.
Olhasso was first elected in 2003 and has...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII is now history. It was an exciting game with plenty of brawling. In fact, for a minute I thought I was watching a hockey game.
The halftime show lived up to the hype and the commercials did also. I really liked the Taco Bell...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:50 AM
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...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
“We're safe on Mars.”
La Caņada Flintridge's connection to the heavens made for a sensational story in 2012, as Jet Propulsion Laboratory safely landed the NASA rover Curiosity on the Red Planet. JPL engineer Al Chen made the announcement...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 9:35 PM
In October, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law banning the open carrying of handguns in public. For several months before that, "open carry" proponents had been especially visible in the South Bay, making their 2nd Amendment point by packing heat......
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Anthony Portantino is done with politics -- for now. The Democratic assemblyman from La Canada Flintridge, who has cultivated a reputation as a legislative maverick in his three terms in the lower house, has decided to put his political career "on hold"...