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On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which gave the U.S. Army the authority to remove civilians from the military zones established in Washington, Oregon, and California during WWII.
In 1991, the South Coast Air Quality Management District adopted Rule 1410. This rule was adopted to minimize the possibility of harm to the public due to an accidental release of hydrogen fluoride. It banned the use of HF after 1998 at refineries within the SCAQMD jurisdiction and immediately put into place safeguards and measures to protect the public.
On Wednesday, Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi's (D-Torrance) Assembly Bills (AB) 1646, 1647 and 1649 passed the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.
AB 1646 calls for the creation and maintenance of a publicly accessible community alert plan, using notifications such as reverse 911, text, email PSAs, as well as the maintenance of a public alert system.
"A great conversation with Jeff Byron of The Kettle – and the very first winner of the Tasting Tour of AD 66 certificate! My staff and I are out to find the best places to eat and drink in the South Bay!"
Streamlined construction method will save tax payers up to $20 million, and bring well-paying, middle class jobs to the community
Torrance, CA – Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi’s (D-Torrance) Assembly Bill (AB) 994 unanimously passed the Senate Governance and Finance Committee today. The bill will allow a much-needed upgrade of the Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) campus to be built using a streamlined design-build construction method that will cut costs of construction by as much as 20 percent. The upgrades include much needed maintenance on the original hospital facility, and construction of an assisted living center for the expanding senior population in the South Bay.
Torrance, CA – Yesterday, in a bipartisan vote, the California State Assembly adopted Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi’s (D-Torrance) HR 47, which officially recognizes June 17, 2017 as International Surfing Day in the State of California, and commends all those who work diligently to protect our state’s beaches and ocean environments.
Sacramento, CA – This week, the California Senate Public Safety Committee passed Assembly Bill (AB) 368, a measure meant to protect young child sexual assault victims from reliving their assault details multiple times in court. With this bill, when an offender commits certain sexual crimes with a minor in multiple jurisdictions, the offenses may be joined and heard in any one of those locations. The bill expands the ages of the victims from just 10-14 years old under current law to all children under the age of 14.
(Sacramento) – During a break in the debate and voting on the state budget, Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) brought House Resolution 47 to the floor. HR 47, authored by Assemblymember Muratsuchi, declares June 17, 2017 as International Surfing Day in California. “Now in its 13th year, International Surfing Day continues to unite surfers in California and around the globe to celebrate the sport of surfing while raising awareness and showing appreciation for our coastal environments,” Assemblymember Muratsuchi, an avid surfer himself, told the Assembly.
(Redondo Beach, CA) — Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) announces plans to introduce House Resolution 47 to join the Surfrider Foundation in declaring June 17th International Surfing Day in California.