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Anthony J. Portantino

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  • 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...
  • Legislators visit Pasadena to push for boot camp bill

    Legislators visit Pasadena to push for boot camp bill
    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...
  • Capturing time in a box

    Capturing time in a box
    Fifty years from now, the people of La Cañada Flintridge will unearth a small steel case that will help explain their city's past. At Memorial Park on Sunday evening, residents, local officials and members of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of...
  • Providing an early snapshot of Burbank

    Providing an early snapshot of Burbank
    The recent grand opening of Story Tavern on San Fernando Boulevard stirred a lot of memories for Les Rosenberg, former owner of Photo Art Shop that was located down the block. Rosenberg grew up in town and is a member of the Burbank Historical Society...
  • Women given kudos by legislators

    Women given kudos by legislators
    Several local women are among 30 who will be honored during the 13th annual Women in Business Legislative Update and Awards luncheon on Friday at the Pasadena Hilton. The women were selected by State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada-Flintridge) and Assembly...
  • Audit: Caltrans blew millions mismanaging 710 properties

    Audit: Caltrans blew millions mismanaging 710 properties
    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....
  • Freeway issue still stews

    Freeway issue still stews
    La Cañada Flintridge residents and leaders said that they were disappointed but not surprised by regional transportation planners' decision Thursday to keep alive the prospect of a tunnel from the Long Beach (710) Freeway to the Foothill (210) Freeway...
  • L.A. joins list of cities opposing 710 Freeway extension

    L.A. joins list of cities opposing 710 Freeway extension
    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday joined several othercities in voting unanimously to oppose a tunnel extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway through Pasadena. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials last week narrowed...
  • Windstorm reform bill passes legislature

    Windstorm reform bill passes legislature
    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...
  • Portantino's ban on open carry of unloaded rifles passes legislature

    Portantino's ban on open carry of unloaded rifles passes legislature
    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. The...
  • Assemblymen follow divergent paths

    Assemblymen follow divergent paths
    In politics, the trajectory of an elected official can depend on not only how they interact with their constituents, but how they get along with their peers. And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than the paths taken by two local assemblymen —...