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Anthony J. Portantino

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  • Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race

    Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race
    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....
  • Schiff joins growing list of opponents to 710 tunnel proposal

     
    Opposition is growing to the proposed tunnel that would extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway. On Thursday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) assailed the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for proposing such a tunnel and called for a...
  • MTA hears opposition grow louder to 710 Freeway tunnel plan

     
    The MTA's proposed tunnel that would extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway through Pasadena is facing growing opposition. Calling the tunnel flawed and outdated, a coalition of local and state officials joined dozens of other tunnel opponents on Thursday...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown outlaws open carrying of long guns in California cities

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown approved a ban on carrying long guns in public...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown ends vanity plate perk for lawmakers

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Saturday that will end a longtime legislative perk: special discounts for vanity license plates. As it now stands, current and retired lawmakers can obtain special DMV license plates custom designed for members of...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown rejects more disclosure of public officials' finances

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown was sent several bills by lawmakers saying they wanted to bring more integrity to elections and government, but the governor used his veto power on some, deciding that they were misguided....
  • Portantino hits the air waves in new talk show

    Portantino hits the air waves in new talk show
    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. “...
  • Gatto to speak to Cañada-Crescenta Democratic Club

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) will speak in La Cañada Flintridge on Sunday during a meeting of the Cañada-Crescenta Democratic Club. Held at the home of former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and his wife, Ellen, the Aug. 18 event also...
  • 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...
  • Portantino given honorary degree

    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...
  • Year in Review: JPL reaches Mars, Leko let go, a new market sprouts up

     Year in Review: JPL reaches Mars, Leko let go, a new market sprouts up
    “We're safe on Mars.” La Cañada 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...
  • Portantino's future in question

    Portantino's future in question
    Anthony Portantino, who for the past six years has represented La Cañada Flintridge in the state Assembly, enters this holiday season with a new task: Figure out what to do next. Portantino’s job ended officially on Dec. 1, when the new legislative...