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Portantino punished, can’t carry resolution for Ralph McKnight

PASADENA – The fallout from Anthony Portantino’s vote against a Democrat-backed state budget plan has cost him the chance to push a memorial recognition for a Pasadena civil rights leader. Portantino, D-La Canada Flintridge, said state Assembly leaders won’t accept … Continue reading

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Brown signs bill to include gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Californians to school lessons

PASADENA – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Thursday, requiring schools to add lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as well as people with disabilities, to the list of groups that schools must include in the school lessons. … Continue reading

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