Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, whose district includes a portion of Montrose, will host a holiday open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Walnut Plaza Lobby, 215 N. Marengo Ave., Pasadena.
The event is an opportunity to meet and greet the assemblyman and donate a toy to the Child Care Information Service.
Guests are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy for donation. RSVP to (626) 577-9944.
Online help for those facing foreclosure
With homeowners across Southern California in danger of losing their homes due to foreclosure, the state has unveiled a new website designed to educate residents about mortgage options and financial assistance available, Assemblyman Anthony Adams, whose district includes La Crescenta, said Thursday.