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Monday, September 17, 2018

I spent the evening of September 17th at the monthly meeting of the South Bay/Harbor Area chapter of People First. People First is a self-determination group by and for individuals with disabilities. During the meeting, I provided a legislative update regarding the issues that participants stated were most important to them. We had an engaging conversation about affordable housing, refinery safety, the state’s support of the Harbor Regional Center, and public safety. I enjoyed meeting everyone and was grateful for the opportunity to exchange ideas and information.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

For my final event stop on September 15th, I enjoyed some quality BBQ at Switzer Learning Center’s annual Boots, Brews, and BBQs fundraiser. Switzer learning center provides excellent special education with therapeutic services to students in the South Bay community. At the event, they provided a fun western-themed night that also directly benefits the lives of their students. I am grateful that I was able to participate in this great night.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

On September 15th, my second Community Coffee of the month took place in the meeting room at the Manhattan Beach Library. Constituents and I were able to discuss topics such as jobs and the economy, pesticide use, and housing. Thank you to all who attended and participated in this coffee as well as to the library for being such a great host.

Friday, September 14, 2018

My staff and I had a wonderful evening learning about the issues that are important to the Armenian American community at the South Bay Armenian Center Family BBQ Night.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Happy to welcome Los Angeles Air Force Base Commander Colonel Ann Igl to Assembly District 66 at the South Bay Aerospace Alliance Meeting this morning. I gave an update about AB 427, my Aerospace Commission bill which is currently on the Governor’s Desk. Thank you to the Alliance for all their hard work and advocacy for the aerospace industry and LAAFB.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

We will never forget what happened on September 11, 2001. Thank you Manhattan Beach for this wonderful ceremony this morning to remember our loved ones, first responders and all who were affected by this moment in history. Our spirit was tested, but never broken.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

My first Community Coffee of the month took place at Torrance Municipal Airport’s Zamperini Field Community Room on September 8th. It was a packed house and we had great conversations about fracking, traffic, the Metro Green Line extension, housing, and other community concerns. I always enjoy engaging constituents at these coffees and was encouraged by everyone’s desire to participate in the issues that affect their daily lives.

Friday, September 7, 2018

I delivered $10 million in state funding for a South Bay Public Safety Training Center this year. This funding will help provide the South Bay with a much needed public safety training center for our firefighters, law enforcement, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians. Thank you El Camino College President Dr. Dena Maloney, Torrance Fire Chief Martin Serna and the Public Safety Training Center Advisory Council for the recognition.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Kicked off National Drive Electric Week on September 6 with Plug In America! I spoke in support of the EV movement, my Assembly Bill 1796, which will help install more electric vehicle charging stations on rental properties, and the EV Driver Bill of Rights.