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Anthony J. Portantino

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  • For The Record

    An article in the June 7 issue about the June 5 election results misstated the district now represented by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D- La Caņada Flintridge). It is the 44th Assembly District.
  • Renters of Caltrans-owned homes give state auditors an earful

    Renters of Caltrans-owned homes give state auditors an earful
    Auditors got an earful last week regarding the nearly 400 homes that the state purchased decades ago for a possible surface extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway. In that time, the California Department of Transportation, which owns the homes, has...
  • State's assets need to be restructured

    La Caņada Flintridge families annually contribute $2 million for La Caņada Unified School District schools, and fund the La Caņada Flintridge Educational Foundation’s endowment fund of $4 million. The families’ contributions are compensation...
  • Democrats hold the cards in region

    Incumbents and Democrats sailed to victory in and around Pasadena on Tuesday, with the region overwhelmingly supporting President Obama as well as Democratic Party candidates for federal and state office. More than 70% of voters in both Pasadena and...
  • On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard

    On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard
    Glendale Unified school board members are 0-2 in consecutive 43rd Assembly District races. Local businessman and Republican candidate Greg Krikorian last week resumed his seat on the dais at district headquarters after conceding to Democratic incumbent...
  • Pasadena, Glendale nonprofits receive Women in Business grants

    Pasadena, Glendale nonprofits receive Women in Business grants
    Six local nonprofits are getting extra contributions to their causes thanks to the annual Women in Business event sponsored by local lawmakers. State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) chose to direct donations to the YWCA Glendale Women and Girl&...
  • Around Town: A list that won't upset the Apple Cart

    December is traditionally a time of shopping, socializing and reflection, when many La Caņadans gather together to put up the decorations, bake lasagna for the float builders, and plan for various cliffs, fiscal and otherwise. In the spirit of winter...
  • Portantino aide joins Planned Parenthood

    Julianne Sumiko Hines, a former aide to two members of the Assembly from La Caņada Flintridge, will take the post of vice president of external affairs for Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley, the organization announced. Sumiko Hines served...
  • Portantino named 'Legislator of the Year' for open carry ban

    Portantino named 'Legislator of the Year' for open carry ban
    The California Police Chiefs Assn. recently named Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) “Legislator of the Year” for his public safety measure banning the open carry of unloaded handguns in public places. “As someone...
  • The Valley Line: Rose Parade group fetes its Dino's success

    The Valley Line: Rose Parade group fetes its Dino's success
    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...
  • Gatto, Portantino appointed to California Film Commission

    Gatto, Portantino appointed to California Film Commission
    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...