La Loma Bridge, the ‘small sister’ of the Colorado Street Bridge, will be renamed in honor of John Van de Kamp

First the state Legislature, through a resolution offered by Assemblyman and former Pasadena City Council member Chris Holden, named a portion of the Foothill (210) Freeway in honor of baseball legend Jackie Robinson. Next, state lawmakers followed the lead of Sen. Anthony Portantino and named a portion of the Ventura (134) Freeway in honor of former President Barack Obama, who attended a year of college at Occidental College in nearby Eagle Rock and once lived in Pasadena. Now, thanks to Pasadena City Council member Steve Madison, the “handsome small sister of the Colorado Street Bridge,” as it was called...

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