Tuesday

August 14, 2018

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NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

Sens. Hannah-Beth Jackson and Connie Leyva; Asm. Eloise Gomez Reyes, representatives from Equal Rights Advocates and others urge support for “four #MeToo bills,” they are: SB 1300, provisions include eliminating “the ‘one free grope’ standard, clarifying for California courts that a single incident of harassment is ‘severe’ enough to create a triable sexual harassment case;” SB 224, would “clarify that sexual harassment by elected officials, lobbyists, investors, film directors and producers is illegal;” AB 1870, would “extend the deadline for filing sexual harassment claims, and other discrimination claims, from 1 year to 3;” and SB 1038, would clarify “that individuals can be held personally liable for retaliating against a worker who reports sexual harassment or discrimination.” 10 a.m., North Steps. Contact: Jess Eagle 415 575 2380.


Rob Fong, former Sacramento City Councilmember; Hunter Stern, business representative for IBEW 1245; others; discuss “need for urgent reform to the state’s application of inverse condemnation,” legal principle that can hold utility companies liable for damages caused by wildfire, say “California’s outdated laws will not protect the state from the threat of climate change.” 10 a.m., Capitol Park, L St. between 12th and 13th Sts. Contact: Matt Dorsey 415 640 6288.

Part of Lobby Day for BRITE, “coalition of 1300+ organizations and advocates from labor, clean energy companies, utilities, environmental leaders, public safety professionals and more.”


SAN FRANCISCO — Former Sen. Quentin Kopp and others announce federal Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against US Secret Service to disclose details of Donald Trump Jr.’s fundraising trip to India in February 2018. 10 a.m., 450 Golden Gate Ave. Contact: Lee Housekeeper 415 777 4700.


LOS ANGELES — US Rep. Karen Bass; CEO Alberto Retana, Community Coalition; Exec. Dir. Angelica Salas, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, and others announce submitting “900,000 signatures to the 58 county registrars to qualify the California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act for the November 2020 ballot,” say measure would be “first commercial property tax reform initiative to qualify for the ballot in 40 years since Prop. 13 passed” and it will “shape a new legacy of investment in the people of California by reclaiming over $11 billion annually for schools and local communities.” 10 a.m., Manual Arts Senior High School, 4131 Vermont Ave. Contact: Katie Smith 213 406 9158.

Similar events in Berkeley, Fresno, San Diego and San Bernardino.

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate — Check-in.

  • Conference Committee on SB 901 (Sen. Bill Dodd, Asm. Chairs Holden, Chairs), 2 p.m., Rm. 4202. Subject — Wildfire Preparedness and Response.
    • Listed to testify: Prof. Scott Stephens, UC Berkeley, Craig Thomas, Sierra Forests Legacy; William Craven, Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee; Michael Jarred, Assembly Committee on Natural Resources; Exec. Dir. Jim Branham, Sierra Nevada Conservancy; Dir. Ken Pimlott, Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection; Sect. John Laird, Natural Resources Agency; Pres. Rich Gordon, CA Forestry Assn.; Exec. Dir. Jonathan Kusel, Sierra Institute for Community and Environment; Dir. Edward Randolph, CPUC Energy Division; Ignacio Hernandez, TURN; Kathryn Phillips, Sierra Club.
  • Governmental Organization (Bill Dodd, Chair), 9:30 a.m., Rm. 4203. Subject —  Amended Tribal-State Gaming Compact Between the State of California and the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians; Tribal-State Gaming Compact Between the State of California and the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians; Amended Tribal-State Gaming Compact Between the State of California and the Karuk Tribe.
    • Listed to testify: Joe Dhillon, Office of Gov. Jerry Brown; Jack Gribbon, UNITE HERE Int’l. Union AFL-CIO; Chair Chris Wright and legal counsel Michelle LaPena, Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians; Chair Thomas Rodriguez, Vice Chair Mark Lofton, and legal counsel James Kawahara, La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians; Chair Russell Atteberry and general counsel Fatima Abbas, Karuk Tribe.
  • Natural Resources and Water (Bob Hertzberg, Chair), 9:30 a.m., Rm. 112.
  • Public Safety (Nancy Skinner, Chair), 9:30 a.m., Rm. 3191.
  • Elections and Constitutional Amendments (Henry Stern, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 2040.
  • Human Services (Scott Wiener, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 3191.
  • Judiciary (Hannah-Beth Jackson, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 112.
  • Transportation and Housing (Jim Beall, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 113.
  • POSTPONED, Joint Legislative Budget (Holly Mitchell, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 4203. Subject — Department of Water Resources: Proposed Water Supply Contract Extension & Amendments.

Assembly — Check-in.

  • Governmental Organization (Adam Gray, Chair), 10 a.m., Rm. 4202. Subject — Amended Tribal-State Gaming Compact Between the State of California and the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians; Tribal-State Gaming Compact Between the State of California and the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians; Amended Tribal-State Gaming Compact Between the State of California and the Karuk Tribe.
    • Listed to testify: Joe Dhillon, Office of Gov. Jerry Brown; Jack Gribbon, UNITE HERE Int’l. Union AFL-CIO; Chair Chris Wright and legal counsel Michelle LaPena, Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians; Chair Thomas Rodriguez, Vice Chair Mark Lofton, and legal counsel James Kawahara, La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians; Chair Russell Atteberry and general counsel Fatima Abbas, Karuk Tribe.
  • Judiciary (Mark Stone, Chair), 9 a.m., Rm. 437.
  • Public Safety (Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Chair), 9 a.m., Rm. 126
  • Select Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education in California (Marc Berman, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 437.
    • Listed to testify: Paul Steenhausen, Jason Constantouros and Jennifer Kuhn, Legislative Analyst’s Office; Pres./CEO Monica Lozano, College Futures Foundation; Exec. Dir. Lupita Cortez Alcalá, California Student Aid Commission; Robert Shireman, Century Foundation.

California Channel Tentative Programming

  • Midnight

    Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee (8.13.18)

  • 7 a.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Road to Recovery

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report California’s Concealed Carry Permits: The Wild West of Permitting?

  • 10 a.m.

    Assembly Governmental Organization Committee: Tribal-State Gaming Compacts LIVE

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Joint Legislative Budget Committee LIVE

  • 7 p.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 7:30 p.m.

    Road to Recovery

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report California’s Concealed Carry Permits: The Wild West of Permitting?

  • 9 p.m.

    Informational Hearing: Overview and Status of Higher Education Finance in California (8.14.18)

THE GOVERNOR

Nothing public announced as of 5:40 a.m. Contact: 916 445 4571.

THE DAILY BREAD

Betty Yee for Controller 2018, breakfast, Sponsor $7000, Supporter $2500, Ticket $1300, 7:30 a.m., Chicory, 1131 11th St. Contact: 916 442 0696.


Taxpayers for (Ted) Gaines for BOE 2018 or Senator Ted Gaines Officeholder Account 2016 (1st SD), breakfast, Sponsor $7300 (BOE) or $3600 (SD 1), Ticket $2000, 8 a.m., Ambrosia Cafe, 1030 K St.. Contact: 916 498 9223.


Ben Allen for State Senate 2018 (26th SD), breakfast reception, Host $4400, Co-Host $2500, Ticket $1300, 8 a.m., Oblivion Comics & Coffee, 1020 11th St. Contact: 916 400 3721.


Devon Mathis for Assembly 2018 (26th AD) or Devon Mathis for Assembly 2016, breakfast, Sponsor $4400 (2018) or $4200 (2016), Ticket $2000, 8 a.m., Mayahuel, 1200 K St. Contact: 916 498 9223.


Cecilia Aguiar-Curry for Assembly (4th AD), breakfast reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1300, 8 a.m., Downtown & Vine, 1200 K St. #8. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Holly J. Mitchell for Senate 2018 (30th SD), breakfast, Sponsor $4400, Friend $2500, Ticket $1500, 8 a.m., Downtown & Vine, 1200 K St. #8. Contact: 916 441 6855.


Melissa Melendez for Assembly 2018 (67th AD), lunch, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1500, Noon, Mayahuel, 1200 K St. Contact: 916 492 9604.


Jim Cooper for Assembly 2018 (9th AD), reception, Host $4400, Sponsor $2500, Ticket $1500, 5 p.m., Pizza Rock, 1020 K St. Contact: 916 441 6855.


David Chiu for Assembly 2018 (17th AD), “an afternoon sweet treat,” Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1300, 5 p.m., Downtown & Vine patio, 1200 K St. #8. Contact: 916 551 1430.


James Gallagher for Assembly 2018 (3rd AD), reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1500, 5:30 p.m., Downtown & Vine, 1200 K St. #8. Contact: 530 420 5066.


Jim Wood for Assembly 2018 (2nd AD), reception, Sponsorships $4400, $2500, $1300, 5:30 p.m., Ella, 1131 K St. Contact: 916 400 4044.


Vince Fong for Assembly 2018 (34th AD), reception, Sponsor $4400, Co-Sponsor $2500, Ticket $1500, 5:30 p.m., Cafeteria 15L, 1116 15th St. Contact: 530 713 1910.


Richard Bloom for State Assembly 2018 (50th AD), reception, Sponsorships $4400, $2500, $1300, 5:30 p.m., Brasserie Capitale, 1201 K St. Contact: 916 594 9695.


(Andy) Vidak for Senate 2016 Officeholder Account (14th SD), reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $2000, 5:30 p.m., Mikuni, 1530 J St. Contact: 916 498 9223.


(Bob) Hertzberg for Senate 2018 (18th SD), reception, Host $4400, Sponsor $2700, Ticket $1000, 5: 30 p.m., Valenzuela Tequila Bar del-Norte, 1412 C St. Contact: 916 444 1186.

“This will be our final party at this home!”


(Sydney) Kamlager for Assembly 2018 (54th AD), reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1300, 5:30 p.m., De Vere’s, 1521 L St. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Friends of Frank Bigelow for Assembly 2018 (5th AD), reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1500, 5:30 p.m., Mayahuel, 1200 K St. Contact: 916 492 9604.


California Latino PAC, reception with Sen. Ben Hueso and Asm. Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Ticket $1500, 5:30 p.m., Diplomat, 1117 11th St. Contact: 916 442 0696.


OAKLAND — Dan Kalb for State Assembly 2018 (debt retirement, 15th AD), reception, Sponsors $4400, $2599, $1559, $559, Ticket $259, $59, 5:30 pm., Arthur Macs Tap and Snack, 4006 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Contact: 510 839 3100.


(Reggie) Jones-Sawyer for Assembly 2018 (59th AD), reception, Host $4400, Sponsor $2500, Ticket $1000, 6 p.m., Mayahuel, 1200 K St. Contact: 916 441 6855.


Chris Holden for Assembly 2018 (41st AD), dinner, Two tickets $3500, Ticket $2000, 6 p.m., Echo & Rig, 500 J St. Contact: 916 400 4044.

APPOINTMENTS

By Governor. Contact: 916 445 4571.

Requires Senate confirmation.

To the California Student Aid Commission: Maria Manjarrez, 19, San Gabriel, Democrat, student at USC since 2017. Compensation: $100 per diem.

Do not require confirmation.

As assistant director of media and external relations for the Complete Count Census: Tamma Adamek, 53, Sacramento, Democrat, deputy director of communication at the Financial Information System for California since 2016. Salary: $140,004.

To the California Community Colleges Board of Governors: Alexis Zaragoza, 20, Patterson, no party preference, student at Modesto Junior College since 2016. Compensation: $100 per diem.

To the California State University Board of Trustees: Juan Garcia, 19, Rancho Cucamonga, no party preference, student at CA State Polytechnic University, Pomona since 2016. Compensation: $10o per diem.

To the State Rehabilitation Council: Benjamin Aviles, 34, Lancaster, Democrat, associate at Revolution Financial Management since 2017 and a financial professional at World Financial Group Inc. since 2014; Theresa Comstock, 51, Napa, no party preference, former associate at Complex Property Tax Specialists from 2009 to 2016; Jia Nia Zhang, 45, Hacienda Heights, not registered to vote, director of supported employment at AbilityFirst since 2011. No compensation.

KEEPING UP

Sacramento Seminar board member Linda Muir reports that Paul Priolo’s memorial service is planned for September 6 at 5 p.m. at The University Club in San Francisco. Priolo, a former Assembly Republican Leader, died July 22 at the age of 91. He represented parts of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties from 1967 to 1980 and after that he worked as a lobbyist until retirement in 1995. In 1983 he helped found Sacramento Seminar, a public policy colloquium based in San Francisco that promotes collegiality and invites bipartisan speakers to discuss current events.  In lieu of flowers, his family requests that donations be made to the Veterans of Sonoma, VFW Post 1943, PO Box 778, Somona, 95476. Contact: Muir, lmuir@mindspring.com.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

LOS ANGELES — Bureau of Cannabis Control sponsors workshop on proposed regulations for California’s cannabis market that would replace current emergency regulations adopted in December of 2017 after passage of Prop. 64, which legalized recreational marijuana. 10 a.m., Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 South Grand Ave. Contact: Alex Traverso 916 465 9005.

Similar event Aug. 27 in Sacramento at Tsakopoulos Library Galleria.


CA Life Sciences Assn., Rare Disease California Caucus and Assembly Select Committee on Biotechnology host legislative briefing on “the transformative potential of gene therapy and the implication for patients,” participants discuss treating “the root causes” of genetic diseases and disorders and say “individuals living with rare, genetic diseases may be able to address the underlying cause of their disorder through the administration of a single dose.” 11 a.m., Rm. 447. Contact: Alma Barreras, Alma.Barreras@asm.ca.gov.

Listed speakers: Asms. Kevin Mullin, Rob Bonta and Brian Maienschein; Oliver Rocroi, CA Life Sciences Assn.; Pres. Angela Ramirez Holmes, CAL RARE; Mark Kay, Stanford University.

RALLIES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

SAN MATEO — Republican Secty. of State candidate Mark Meuser and Controller candidate Konstantinos Roditis host campaign rally prior to Meuser’s bike ride to Santa Clara which is part of his “5000 mile bike tour” of California which began July 9 in Martinez and is scheduled to conclude Aug. 23 in Huntington Beach. 7 a.m., American Legion Hall Post 82, 130 South Blvd. Contact: Victoria Mosby 925 392 5858.

Later, Meuser holds meet and greet in Santa Clara, Noon, 4500 Great America Pkwy.; then in Campbell, joins Silicon Valley Assn. of Republican Women for ice cream social, 2:30 p.m., Campbell Park, E. Campbell Ave. and Gilman Ave., Campbell; and in Aptos, attends private fundraiser, 6:30 p.m., address upon RSVP.


Members of California Clean Money Campaign, Common Cause and others denounce AB 84, say it “would allow the creation of four completely new political party committees to be directed by legislative leaders” and would “give them a staggering 8-fold increase in the size of special interest contributions they can raise and pass on to candidates – $36,500 from $4,400” as well as allow legislators “to raise unlimited amounts of money for independent expenditures attacking or supporting candidates.” Noon, Capitol Park at N and 12th Sts. Contact: 800 566 3780.

Following event, participants attend Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments hearing. See Legislature.


Sen. Cathleen Galgiani urges support of SB 1249, “would prohibit the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in the state;” bill sponsored by Social Compassion in Legislation and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. 1:30 p.m., West Steps. Contact: Bob Alvarez 916 651 4005.

MISCELLANEOUS

California Catholic Conference hosts scripture study and prayer sponsored by Asms. Rocky Chavez and Eloise Gomez Reyes, staff and lobbyists welcome. 8 a.m., Rm. 125. Contact: 916 313 4000.


Members of PAK American Society of Sacramento host Pakistani Independence Day celebration, hoist flag, sing national anthem, and “recognize contributions of Pakistani Americans living in California.” 9 a.m., West Lawn. Contact: CHP, 916 445 3876.


REDDING — Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson discusses effects of Carr fire and efforts to open schools on time with Shasta County Supt. of Schools Judy Flores prior to their visiting local campuses. 10 a.m., Shasta County Office of Education, 1644 Magnolia Ave. Contact: Robert Oakes 916 319 0818.

Following meeting, Torlakson and Flores visit Gateway Unified School District Office, Igo-Ono Elementary School and Grant Elementary School.


BREA — Gil Cisneros, Democratic candidate for CD 39, hosts discussion “on how to protect Social Security and preserve a dignified retirement for seniors.” 2:30 p.m., Brea Community Center, 695 Madison Way. Contact: Nic Jordan, nic@cisnerosforcongress.com.

Also listed: Pres. Jon Bauman, Social Security Works PAC.


California Prolife Council sponsors screening of “Fatal Flaws: Legalizing Assisted Death” which shows “in every jurisdiction where assisted suicide has been legalized, the group of ‘eligible candidates’ rapidly expands” and “the pressure on the medically and emotionally vulnerable is dramatically increased;” event launches group’s “Take Back California Conference.” 4 p.m., Eureka Rm. Contact: Brian Johnson 310 962 1131.

Followed by 7 p.m. reception with Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox and his wife, Sarah, and 8 p.m. reception with US Rep. Devin Nunes. For ticket prices and locations contact 800 924 2490.

Conference continues Wednesday, more information here.


Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni host retirement party for lawyers Gene Erbin and Cathy Christian, “honor their contributions to the Capitol community.” 4 p.m., Diplomat Steakhouse, 1117 11th St. Contact: 916 446 6752.


SALINAS — US Rep. Jimmy Panetta hosts town hall meetings, discusses constituent “ideas and concerns about issues affecting the central coast of California.” 5:30 p.m., Board of Supervisors, 168 W. Alisal St., First Floor. Contact: Sarah Davey 202 225 2861.

Similar events Wednesday in Watsonville, 5:30 p.m., 275 Main St.; and Thursday in Monterey, 5:30 p.m., 499 Pierce St.


Capitol Weekly Top 100 Party, staff unveils its annual list of the 100 “most powerful movers and shakers in California politics” who don’t hold elected office; “hosted bar, delicious snacks and live entertainment from the Little Charlie Caravan,” tickets $100, proceeds benefit non-profit Open California, publisher of Capitol Weekly. 5:30 p.m., Sutter Club, 1220 9th St. Contact: Tim Foster 916 444 7665.


Asms. Vince Fong, Blanca Rubio and others host Cordial Caucus reception, features “phenomenal DJ, fantastic drinks, and bi-partisan love;” say “everyone will be there, so don’t miss out.” 6 p.m., Social Nightclub, 1000 K St. Contact: Sam Chung, Sam.Chung@asm.ca.gov.

Other hosts listed: Sens. Ben Hueso, Cathleen Galgiani, Steven Bradford and Anthony Cannella and Asms. Patrick O’Donnell, Wendy Carrillo, Jim Cooper, Heath Flora, Autumn Burke.

THIRD HOUSE

Recent filings with Secretary of State.

CLIENT ADDITIONS (Lobbying firm, client name, filing date): Sacramento Advocates, California School Boards Assn., 8/10/18… Shaw/Yoder/Antwih, Allstate Insurance, 8/10/18.

LOBBYISTS TERMINATING REGISTRATION (Lobbyist name, firm name, filing date): David Rothenberg, MetLife Group Inc., 8/10/18.

POLITICAL NOTES

Andrew Grant’s campaign for CD 7 reports an endorsement from the Folsom Chamber of Commerce. Release here. Grant, a Republican, is the former CEO of the Northern California World Trade Center and a veteran of the US Marines. Contact: Jason Roe 858 522 0335.


Gil Cisneros’ campaign for CD 39 reports that “Young Kim has refused to join a candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters, forcing the organization to cancel the event and deprive voters of the opportunity to hear the candidates discuss issues affecting women and families,” also says Kim has not committed “to any debates” whereas Cisneros has “pledged to attend two other debates ahead of the November election.” Release here. Cisneros, a Democrat, is a former Navy Lieutenant Commander and is president of The Gilbert & Jacki Cisneros Foundation. Contact: Jordan, nic@cisnerosforcongress.com.


Sunday Gover’s campaign for AD 77 distributes a poll memo by Lake Research Partners that finds “Gover in a dead heat against Republican incumbent Asm. Brian Maienschein, with both candidates currently capturing 38% of the vote, and 24% undecided,” adds “after voters hear positive, even-handed profiles on both candidates, Gover takes a 14-point lead over Maienschein and consolidates a majority of the vote, ultimately leading Maienschein 50% to 36%.” Release here. Gover, a Democrat, is a real estate broker. Contact: Dan Rottenstreich 619 213 9839.


Supporters of Prop. 10, would expand local government’s authority to enact rent controls on residential property, report the Oakland City Council has voted unanimously to endorse the measure. Release here. Contact: Ileana Wachtel 310 702 4240.


Supporters of Prop. 11, would require private-sector ambulance employees to remain on call during work breaks, reports the Mercury News and East Bay Times have editorialized in support of the measure that “ensures lifesaving 911 emergency care remains available when it’s needed most.” Release here. Contact: Marie Brichetto 916 648 1222.

Classifieds

In each section, ads are arranged from newest to oldest. In parentheses, at the end of each ad, is its expiration date. Prices for subscribers are $45/week or $155/month.

PREVIEW

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

Liza Tucker, Consumer Watchdog; Adam Scow, Food and Water Watch, and others call on Gov. Jerry Brown to “protect California’s environment from the Trump Administration,” urge him to “drop his support of a plan that threatens to stick Californians with dirty coal imports and invalidation of its green energy laws by transferring control of California’s electric grid to a regional agency appointed by the Trump Administration” and “to oppose Trump’s latest plan to explore leasing California federal lands for fracking and to be a climate leader by freezing all new drilling permits in California.” 10 a.m., South Steps. Contact: Julie Light 510 992 4083.

Also features skit with “actors playing Brown and Trump.”

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate — Check-in.

  • Governance and Finance (Mike McGuire, Chair), 9:30 a.m., Rm. 112.
  • CANCELED, Health (Richard Pan, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 3191.
  • Rules (Toni Atkins, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 113.
    • Governor’s Appointees Required to Appear: As Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol: Warren Stanley; as Secty. of Health and Human Services: Michael R. Wilkening; as Undersecretary, Health and Human Services: Michelle C. Baass; as Chief, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education: Michael Marion Jr.; as Transportation Secretary: Brian Annis; to Delta Stewardship Council: Frank Damrell, Susan Harder; as Director, Department of Water Resources: Karla Nemeth.
    • Not Required to Appear: To Boating and Waterways Commission: Katherine Pettibone; to Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training: Joyce Dudley, John McMahon, Laurie Smith; to Commission on the Status of Women and Girls: Robyn Hines; to Covered California Governing Board: Jerry Fleming, Sandra Hernandez; to Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission: Ernest Cabral; to State Mining and Geology Board: Larry Sheingold; to Board of Juvenile Hearings: Tracey L. St. Julien; to Board of Parole Hearings: Dianne Dobbs, David Long.
  • CANCELED, Budget and Fiscal Review (Holly Mitchell, Chair), 2 p.m., Rm. 4203.

Assembly — Check-in.

  • Agriculture (Anna Caballero, Chair), 3 p.m., Rm. 126.
  • Appropriations (Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair), 9 a.m., Rm. 4202.
  • Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media (Kansen Chu, Chair), 9:30 a.m., Rm. 126.
  • Budget (Phil Ting, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 4202.
  • Education (Patrick O’Donnell, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 126.
  • Select Committee on Biotechnology (Kevin Mullin, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 444. Subject — Update from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).
    • Listed to testify: Art Torres and Maria Millan, CIRM; Patient parents Pawash Priyank and Upasana Thakur; Dr. Jan Nolta, UC Davis Stem Cell Program and Institute for Regenerative Cures; Dave Jensen, CA Stem Cell Report.

California Channel Tentative Programming

  • Midnight

    Senate Judiciary Committee (8.14.18)

  • 7 a.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8 a.m.

    Schools on Point

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report Fighting Fire with Fire: Rethinking Forest Management

  • 9 a.m.

    Assembly Appropriations Committee LIVE

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Assembly Budget Committee LIVE

  • 7 p.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8 p.m.

    Schools on Point

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report Fighting Fire with Fire: Rethinking Forest Management

  • 9 p.m.

    Senate Governance and Finance Committee (8.15.18)

  • 11 p.m.

    2018 CA Budget and Policy (3.22.18)

THE GOVERNOR

Nothing public announced as of 5:35 a.m. Contact: 916 445 4571.

THE DAILY BREAD

Major General Richard D. Roth USAF (Ret.) for Senate 2020 (31st SD), breakfast reception with “hosted smoothie bar,” Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1300, 8 a.m., Downtown & Vine, 1200 K St. #8. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Josh Lowenthal for Assembly 2018 (72nd AD), breakfast reception, Host $4400, Sponsor $2700, Ticket $1000, 9 a.m., Cafe A Cote, 1201 K St. Contact: 916 444 1186.

Listed to attend: Speaker Anthony Rendon.


(Shannon) Grove for Senate 2018 (16th SD), reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $2000, 9:30 a.m., Diplomat, 1117 11th St. Contact: 916 498 9223.

Listed to attend: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.


Cristina Garcia for Assembly 2018 (58th AD), lunch, Host $4400, Sponsor $2500, Ticket $1500, 11:30 a.m., Ella, 1131 K St. Contact: 916 441 6855.


Bill Quirk for Assembly 2018 (20th AD), lunch reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1300, 11:30 a.m., Cafeteria 15L, 1116 15th St. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Marc Levine for Assembly (10th AD), buffet lunch, Donations $4400, $2500, $1500, 11:30 a.m., Downtown & Vine, 1201 K St. #8. Contact: 415 302 8036.


Anthony Rendon for Assembly 2018 (63rd AD), lunch reception, Sponsorships $4400, $2500, $1300, Noon, Pizza Rock, 1020 K St. Contact: 916 400 4044.


Al Muratsuchi for Assembly 2018 (66th AD), lunch reception, Host $4400, Sponsor $2700, Ticket $1000, Noon, Cafe A Cote, 1201 K St. Contact: 916 444 1186.


Blanca Rubio for Assembly 2018 (48th AD), lunch, Host $4400, Sponsor $2500, Ticket $1500, Noon, Pizza Rock, 1020 K St. Contact: 916 441 6855.


Dr. Richard Pan for Senate 2018 (6th SD), lunch reception, Host $4400, Co-Host $2500, Ticket $1300, Noon, Brasserie Capitale, 1021 K St. Contact: 916 400 3721.


Steven Choi for Assembly 2018 (68th AD) or Steven Choi for Assembly 2016, lunch, Sponsor $4400 (2018) or $4200 (2016), Ticket $2000, Noon, Oishii Sushi, 1000 K St. #200. Contact: 916 498 9223.


Sharon Quirk-Silva for Assembly 2018 (65th AD), lunch, Contributions $4400, $2500, $1200, Noon, Chicory, 1131 11th St. Contact: 916 442 0696.


Rob Bonta for Assembly 2018 (18th AD), lunch reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1300, Noon, Ella, 1131 K St. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Tim Grayson for Assembly 2018 (14th AD), lunch, Sponsorships $4400, $2500, $1300, Noon, Brasserie Capitale, 1201 K St. Contact: 916 594 9695.


Brian Maienschein for Assembly 2018 (77th AD), lunch, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $2000, Noon, Mayahuel, 1200 K St. Contact: 916 498 9223.


Anthony Portantino for Senate 2020 (25th SD), lunch reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1300, Noon, Esquire Grill, 1213 K St. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Dante Acosta for Assembly 2018 (38th AD) or Dante Acosta for Assembly 2016, lunch, Sponsor $4400 (2018) or $4200 (4200), Ticket $2000, Noon, Frank Fat’s, 806 L St. Contact: 916 498 9223.


Mike Morrell for Assembly 2020 (41st AD) or Mike Morrell for Senate 2016 Officeholder Account (23rd SD), lunch, Sponsor $4400 (AD 41) or $3600 (SD 23), Ticket $2000, Noon, CA New Car Dealers Showroom, 1517 L St. Contact: 916 498 9223.


NAPA — (John) Garamendi for Congress (CD 3), reception, PAC $5000, Host $2700, Sponsor $1000, Ticket $500, 4 p.m., Silverado Resort, The Terrace, 1600 Atlas Peak Rd. Contact: 916 215 5613.


(Henry) Stern for Senate 2020 (27th SD), ‘Tailgate Pre-Party,” Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1300, 5 p.m., de Vere’s, 1521 L St. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Laura Friedman for Assembly 2018 (43rd AD), reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1300, 5 p.m., Oishii Sushi, 1000 K St. #200. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Janet Nguyen for Senate 2018 (34th SD), Reception, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $1500, 5:30 p.m., Mayahuel, 1200 K St. Contact: 916 492 9604.


SANTEE — (Brian) Jones for Senate 2018 ( SD), 50th birthday reception, Chair $1000, Sponsor $500, Host $250, Friend $150, Ticket $50, 6 p.m., Kiefner home, 7066 Mariposa St. Contact: 619 701 6800.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

State Rehabilitation Council, first of two days, hears Dept. of Rehabilitation Depty. Dir. Peter Harsch and others discuss vocational rehabilitation program that helps disabled students between the ages of 16 and 21 find employment; other business. 9 a.m., Dept. of Rehabilitation, 721 Capitol Mall Rm. 169. Contact: Kate Bjerke 916 558 5897.

Teleconference also available, call in: 866 819 3654, code: 5550388#.

Agenda here.


LOS ANGELES — Board of Registered Nursing, first of two days, considers approving California Baptist University in Riverside’s request to increase its annual enrollment of nursing students in its baccalaureate program from 160 to 192; 20 out of 24 hospitals that responded to survey on whether or not to grant the request were in favor of the increase; among nearby nursing programs responding to survey 7 were in support, 6 were opposed and three did not respond; other business. 9 a.m., Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand AveContact: 916 322 3350.

Agenda here.


ONTARIO — Colorado River Board of California, hears update on project proposed by Washington County Water Conservancy District in Southern Utah to link its network with Lake Powell, nation’s second largest reservoir in US after Lake Mead, through a 140-mile underground pipeline that is estimated to cost between $1.1 and $1.8 billion; other business. 10 a.m., Ontario Gateway Hotel, 2200 E. Holt Blvd. Contact: Chris Harris 818 500 1625.

Agenda and meeting materials here.


Board of Behavioral Sciences, in closed session discusses and considers taking action on disciplinary matters; other business. Noon, 1625 North Market Blvd. Contact: 916 574 7830.

Also TELEMEETING locations in Rancho Mirage, Palo Alto, Brea, Oakhurst, Oceanside and Orland.

Agenda here.


SAN FRANCISCO — CA Transportation Commission, first of two days, considers approving $266 million to add a carpool lane in each direction on Interstate 5 between Encinitas and Carlsbad and  a “park and ride” parking lot near Manchester Ave. on-ramp in Encinitas; other business. 1 p.m., Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale St. Contact: 916 654 4245.

Followed by WTS San Francisco reception at 5:30 p.m., same location; and 7 p.m. commissioners’ dinner, Park Tavern, 1652 Stockton St.

Second day meeting begins at 9 a.m.

Agenda here.


EUREKA — Boating and Waterways Commission, first of two days, commissioners depart on four hour tour that includes stops at Samoa Boat Ramp and Campground in Humboldt County and Humboldt State University’s Aquatic Center. 1 p.m., Clarion Hotel by Humboldt Bay, 2223 4th St. Contact: 916 327 1916.

On Thursday, holds meeting in Eureka, hears presentation by Joleane King of the Boating Safety Media division on the Life Jacket Outreach and Loaner Program that lends life jackets for daily use or longer periods of time; other business. 8:30 a.m., Eureka City Hall, 531 K St.

Agenda here.


SAN FRANCISCO — State Compensation Insurance Fund, first of three days, hears report on 2018 second quarter finances that shows net premiums down 0.2% from second quarter of last year and net income of $72 million was $22 million less than same period last year; other business. 1:30 p.m. or upon adjournment of the Investment Committee, State Compensation Insurance Fund, 333 Bush St. Contact: 415 263 5400.

Agenda here.


State Allocation Board, considers approving regulations to establish further tiebreak criteria for applicants in the Career Technical Education Facilities Program who have the same total score; after total score, the next consideration would be whether or not the applicants have another application that will receive funding in the current cycle, or did not receive funding in the prior cycle; other business. 2 p.m., Rm. 2040. Contact: 916 376 1771.

Agenda here.

SPEECHES AND TALKS

US Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Public Policy Institute of California Pres. Mark Baldassare conduct “wide-ranging discussion about the challenges and opportunities in the state-federal relationship;” part of PPIC’s 2018 Speaker Series; please RSVP, lunch served. 11:30 a.m., Sheraton Grand, 1230 J St. Contact: Kelly Holt 415 291 4498.

Details and webcast here.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

SAN FRANCISCO — California Public Utilities Commission holds a “prehearing conference” to discuss “natural gas and electricity service disconnections,” also discuss “efforts to adopt policies, rules, and regulations” to reduce disconnections. 10 a.m., CPUC Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Ave. Contact: Terrie Prosper 415 703 1366.

MISCELLANEOUS

Asms. Phillip Chen and Mike Gipson sponsor “Capitol Community Workout,” a one-hour CrossFit session; invite “legislators, staff, 3rd house, etc.,” recommend “bring your water bottle and a friend.” 6:30 a.m., CrossFit Galvanize, 2120 20th St. Ste. 5. Contact: Edwin Borbon, Edwin.Borbon@asm.ca.gov (Chen) or Elane Douglas, Elane.Douglas@asm.ca.gov (Gipson).


CA Legislative Black Caucus hosts “Black Staff Appreciation Breakfasts,” honors Reginald Fair, chief of staff for Asm. Anna Caballero, and Tiffani Alvidrez, chief of staff for Sen. Holly Mitchell. 8 a.m., Leland Stanford Mansion Garden, 800 N St. Contact: Kristin Warren 916 319 3868.


Legislators’ Bible Discussion, sponsored by Capitol Commission, participants discuss Genesis 40-41, “How God Speaks to Us;” spouses and constitutional officers also welcome. 8 a.m, Rm. 3171. Contact: Frank Erb 916 412 7625.

Followed by similar event for staff and lobbyists, Noon, Rm. 115.


Sen. Scott Wiener, Bernadette Del Chiaro, CA Solar & Storage Assn., and others urge support for SB 700, “would replenish critically needed incentives for residential and commercial energy storage systems,” say “bill is considered of critical importance to helping meet the state’s clean energy goals, address grid reliability issues, and protect tens of thousands of solar jobs as so called Time-of-Use rates hit consumer energy bills in 2019.” 9 a.m., North Steps. Contact: Bernadette Del Chiaro 916 765 3224.

Also listed: Cheryl Vaughn, Solar Richmond.


Music at Noon, free lunchtime concert series, this week features oboist Curtis Kidwell and friends. Noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St. Contact: 916 442 8939.


UC Center Sacramento hosts undergraduate research open house, “meet the summer 2018 undergraduate student interns and view their public policy research projects completed during their stay in Sacramento;” lunch served. Noon, 1130 K St. Rm. LL3. Contact: Brooke Miller-Jacobs 916 445 5161.


HOLLISTER — Republican Secty. of State candidate Mark Meuser and Controller candidate Konstantinos Roditis join supporters for meet and greet following bike ride from Aptos, part of Meuser’s “5000 mile bike tour” of California which began July 9 in Martinez and is scheduled to conclude Aug. 23 in Huntington Beach. Noon, Country Rose Cafe, 756 San Benito St. Contact: Victoria Mosby 925 392 5858.

Later in Monterey, gather with supporters for campaign rally at 5 p.m., Window to the Bay Park Area, 717 Del Monte Ave.


Representatives from the Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council host presentation on the Homeless Emergency Aid Program within the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency that will make $500 million in block grants to local governments for emergency housing vouchers, rapid rehousing or emergency shelter construction. 3 p.m., Rm. 447. Contact: Shannon McKinley, shannon.mckinley@bcsh.ca.gov.


Board of Equalization member Fiona Ma, Dress for Success Sacramento and others host fundraiser for Project Vision and Valor, which provides “workforce training and paid job opportunities to formally incarcerated and justice-involved women and girls.” 6 p.m., Downtown & Vine, 1200 K St. Ste. 8. Contact: sacramento@dressforsuccess.org.


SAN BERNARDINO — Proponents of Prop. 6, gas tax repeal, hold organizing meeting to plan rallies and distribute signs and stickers supporting the measure, sponsored by Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. and Reform California. 7 p.m., 285 E. Hospitality Lane. Contact: 619 786 8019.


WEST SACRAMENTO — Annual Legislative All-Star Softball Game, Democrats vs. Republicans, Sponsorships $1000 – $3000, Tickets $20. 7:05 p.m., Raley Field. Contact: 916 400 3721.

Tickets available online with code: LAG; proceeds benefit Mustard Seed School in Sacramento.

Post-game party with musical guest Remedy 7.