| Sep 29, 2012
| 2:14 PM
With the deadline for signing legislation into law upon Gov. Jerry Brown, local state lawmakers this week were able to claim early success in getting their own bills past his desk.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) had eight bills signed before the...
| May 20, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:02 PM
The executive boards for three local Democratic clubs will hold a fundraiser for several candidates running in the 43rd state Assembly District at 5 p.m. May 27 at Flappers Comedy Club, 102 E. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank.
Called the “43rd AD Get...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The Flintridge Riding Club celebrated its 90th birthday last weekend with its Flintridge Autumn Classic show, drawing more than 1,000 participants and 500 spectators to the grounds adjacent to Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The big winners of the weekend...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Conditions in the 710 gap are slow and go, as Gov. Jerry Brown last week vetoed a bill that would have forced the California Department of Transportation to quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:18 PM
The battle for California’s 25th Senate District seat arrived in South Pasadena Thursday, with Sen. Carol Liu (D- La Cañada Flintridge) squaring off against Republican challenger Gil Gonzales.
The two agreed on a few things — uniting in their...
| 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 23, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Under cloudy skies, “Stars Among Us” was the theme of the 85th anniversary gala of Glendale Community College. But the only stars to be seen were the stars in the campus Planetarium, open during the first part of the party.
The rain held...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The June 5 primary is, admittedly, a mostly academic exercise: The two top vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation, move on to the November ballot.
For most of our readers, that means the 43rd Assembly District race is a wash. With incumbent Mike...