Tuesday

January 30, 2018

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NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

Asm. Patrick O’Donnell, Pres. Megan Kerr, Long Beach Unified School District Board and others announce Pathways to College Act, would “open doors to higher education for parents and students by offering college admissions tests like the SAT and ACT during the school day at no cost to students,” release “new independent polling showing parent and voter support for school day administration of college admission exams.” 10:30 a.m., Rm. 317. Contact: Paige Pelonis 562 429 0470.

Also listed: Jorge Aguilar, Sacramento City Unified School District; Christopher Steinhauser, Long Beach Unified School District; Nancy Albarrán, San Jose Unified School District.


Treasurer John Chiang, TELECONFERENCE, announces, “his next steps in determining the potential of a public bank to service the cannabis industry in California,” say “California’s $7 billion-a-year legal recreational cannabis industry” has “no access to basic banking services,” forcing cannabis firms “to deal almost entirely in cash, creating a rich environment for violent crime, money laundering and other illegal activity.” 11:15 a.m., 800 398 9397. Contact: Marc Lifsher 916 601 7466.

Credentialed media only.

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate — Session 10 a.m.


Assembly — Check-in.

  • Joint Legislative Audit (Al Muratsuchi, Chair), 9 a.m., Rm. 444.
  • Joint hearing, Joint Legislative Audit, Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance, and Higher Education (Al Muratsuchi, Kevin McCarty, and Jose Medina, Chairs), 1:30 p.m. or upon adjournment of earlier Joint Legislative Audit Committee hearing, Rm. 4202. Subject — The University of California: Board of Regents’ Independent Fact-Finding Review.
    • Listed to testify: Justice Carlos R. Moreno (Ret.); Chair George Kieffer, UC Board of Regents; UC Pres. Janet Napolitano.
  • Joint hearing, Veterans Affairs and Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration (Jacqui Irwin, Jim Cooper, Chairs), 2 p.m., Rm. 437. Subject — The California Veterans Homes: Planning for the Future, Providing for Immediate Needs.
    • Listed to testify: Dr. Vito Imbasciani, Secretary, California Department of Veterans Affairs; Chair Pedro Nava, Acting Exec. Dir. Terri Hardy, and Tamar Lazarus, Little Hoover Commission; Jacqueline Barocio, Legislative Analyst’s Office; Burt McChesney, Veterans Resource Centers of America and Veterans Housing Development Corporation.

California Channel Tentative Programming

  • Midnight

    Assembly Floor Session (1.29.18)

  • 2 a.m.

    Senate Floor Session (1.29.18)

  • 7 a.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Road to Recovery

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report 701: Candidate for Governor: John Chiang

  • 9 a.m.

    Assembly Joint Legislative Audit Committee LIVE

  • 10 a.m.

    Senate Floor Session LIVE upon Adj.

  • 2 p.m.

    Assembly Oversight Hearing on CA Veterans Homes LIVE

  • 7 p.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 7:30 p.m.

    Road to Recovery

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report 701: Candidate for Governor: John Chiang

  • 9 p.m.

    Assembly Joint Legislative Audit Committee (1.30.18)

  • 11 p.m.

    Senate Floor Session (1.30.18)

THE GOVERNOR

Nothing public announced as of 5:20 a.m. Contact: 916 445 4571.

THE DAILY BREAD

Ken Cooley for Assembly 2018 (8th AD), breakfast reception, Sponsorships $4400, $2500, $1300, 8 a.m., Brasserie Capitale, 1201 K St. Contact: 916 400 4044.


(Steve) Glazer for Senate 2020 (7th SD), reception, Sponsor $4400, Host $2500, Ticket $1500, 4:30 p.m., Downtown & Vine, 1200 K St. #8. Contact: shannon@glazerforsenate.com.


Eduardo Garcia for Assembly 2018 (56th AD), reception, Sponsorships $4400, $2500, $1300, 5 p.m., Ella, 1131 K St. Contact: 916 594 9695.


Jeff Stone for State Senate 2014 (28th SD) or Jeff Stone for Senate 2018, “birthday bash,” Sponsor $4400 (2018) or $4100 (2014), Ticket $2000, 5:30 p.m., Frank Fat’s, 806 L St. Contact: 916 498 9223.


Eloise Reyes for Assembly 2018 (47th AD), reception, Sponsorships $4400, $2500, $1300, 5:30 p.m., Mayahuel, 1200 K St. Contact: 916 400 4044.

KEEPING UP

Lobbying firm Noteware Government Relations has announced promoting lobbyist Kris Rosa to partner, joining other partner Fred Noteware, and changing its name to Noteware and Rosa Government Relations. Rosa began lobbying for the firm in 2002, and works on policy subjects including corporate taxes, intellectual property, land use and energy and tort reform. Contact: Noteware 916 448 9777.


Rural County Representatives of California reports having joined the National Homebuyers Fund to contribute $400,000 to a program that supplies foster youths with laptop computers. RCRC and NHF contributed $200,000 each to the cause that will provide laptops to “more than 1100 eligible foster youth and former foster youth” who live in RCRC’s 35 member counties. The program is called iFoster and its “mission is to ensure that every child growing up outside of their biological home has the resources they need to become independent adults and to have access to opportunities to reach their full potential.” Contact: Justin Caporusso 916 447 4806.


The Bob Moretti Memorial Scholarship Foundation has announced that Sen. Anthony Cannella and Asm. Jim Cooper will serve as co-chairs for the 34th annual Moretti-Legislative Leaders Invitational Golf Tournament scheduled for Thursday, April 26, at Valley Hi Country Club in Elk Grove. The tournament is in honor of the late Speaker who died from a heart attack in 1984. His foundation raises money for scholarships awarded to college students who work at the Capitol or have parents who do or who are otherwise connected to the Capitol in similar ways. Tickets for the tournament are $300 and include lunch, golf and dinner. To attend the dinner alone, it’s $100. Tee-off scheduled for 1 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Moretti’s son, Matt, an assistant vice president for AT&T, has more information on tournament tickets and scholarships. Contact: Moretti 916 341 3470.


The California Hospital Assn. has announced electing Richard Afable as chair of its board of trustees. Afable is a volunteer trustee for Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance. Last year, he retired as president and CEO of St. Joseph Hoag Health. He succeeds 2017 chair Ann Rice, CEO of UC Davis Medical Center, who now serves as past chair. Other officers elected to the CHA Board for 2018 are: chair-elect Calvin Knight, John Muir Health in Walnut Creek and secretary-treasurer Gary Wilde, Community Memorial Health System in Ventura. Contact: Jan Emerson-Shea 916 804 0663.


The office of Sen. Ben Hueso reports that Hueso received the “Utilities for All Champion Award” from The Utility Reform Network (TURN), citing his SB 598, which required the CA Public Utilities Commission to take into account when considering a rate increase for gas or electric service the effect that increase could have on customers being disconnected for nonpayment. The bill also prohibited “disconnections due to non-payment for customers with qualifying life-threatening medical conditions.” Contact: Erin Hickey 619 409 7690.


TechNet reports naming Sen. Henry Stern and Asm. Marc Berman its Legislators of the Year for their “work in supporting and advancing the technology and innovation economy.” The group says it will present the awards at a reception scheduled for March. Contact: Andrea Deveau, adeveau@technet.org.


Common Sense Kids Action, “the nation’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping kids thrive in today’s digital world,” has announced the release of its 2017 Legislative Report Card, which was “based on 56 key votes made by members in the 2017 legislative session.” Seventy-seven legislators received grades of 90% or above. All were Democrats, except for  Asm. Brian Maienschein, a Republican from San Diego. The group singled out, “Republican Asm. Travis Allen of Huntington Beach,” who “scored a dismal 33% on the scorecard, coming in last.” Contact: Lisa Cohen, lisacohencomm@gmail.com.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

CA Gambling Control Commission, holds hearing on Rommel Sison Naraval’s application for tribal key employee status in order to take a management post at a casino; other business. 1:30 p.m., 2399 Gateway Oaks Dr., Hearing Room 100. Contact: 916 263 0700.

Agenda here.

REPORTS, STUDIES, ETC.

California Natural Resources Agency has released the 2018 update to its Safeguarding California Plan, “a roadmap for everything state agencies are doing and will do to protect communities, infrastructure, services and the natural environment from climate change impacts,” makes “69 recommendations across 11 sectors” and identifies “more than 1000 ongoing actions and next steps.” Contact: Lisa Lien-Mager 916 653 9402.


Children Now has released its “2018 California Children’s Report Card,” finds “urgent need to invest in kids, pre-natal through higher ed,” California receives “D+ for infant and toddler care, a D for child abuse and neglect prevention, a C- for developmental screening and a D+ for home visiting,” says “was granted an A in only one area – health insurance” with “approximately 97 percent of children now covered by health insurance in California.” Contact: Maria Mejia 510 763 2444 X108.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

WOODLAND — UC Agriculture and Natural Resources hosts panel discussions on creating an “ag tech hub” near UC Davis, agricultural innovators and others discuss solutions “to address growing productivity challenges” and creating “a critical nexus between Yolo County, one of the nation’s agricultural strongholds, and UC Davis, the nation’s premier agriculture and food science research institution.” 9 a.m., Woodland Community Center, 2001 East St. Contact: Pam Kan-Rice 510 206 3476.

Listed speakers include: Vice Pres. Glenda Humiston, UC Ag and Natural Resources; Justin Siegel, UC Davis; Dennis Donohue, Western Growers.


CA Energy Commission and CA Pollution Control Financing Authority host joint workshop to discuss assistance that financial institutions need in order to provide capital to small businesses to build electric vehicle charging stations through the $2 million Capital Access Program’s Electric Vehicle Charging Station financing program (CalCAP/EVCS). 10 a.m., 801 Capitol Mall Rm. 150. Contact: Jason Bradley 916 653 3376.

Notice here.


FRESNO — CA Air Resources Board holds public workshop, first in a series of four, hears update to Fresno County’s transportation greenhouse gas reduction targets per SB 375 (2008), which requires the ARB to establish and periodically review reduction targets for the 18 Metropolitan Planning Organizations in California to inform their local “sustainable community” plans. 4 p.m., Fresno Council of Governments, Sequoia Conference Rm., 2035 Tulare St., Ste. 201. Contact: 916 322 2990.

Other meetings Feb. 5 in Los Angeles, Feb. 6 in Sacramento, Feb 13 in San Diego.

Notice here.

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: Linda Wanner 916 313 4000.


Members of California Alliance of Caregivers and Alliance for Children’s Rights convene “over 60” foster families to lobby legislators “for policies that will support stable, high-quality, long-term homes for the state’s most vulnerable children,” say foster care reforms enacted in 2017 had “unintended consequences,” including “protracted delays in funding following the placement of a child with a relative or extended family member, making it difficult to provide for children with exceptional needs.” 8:30 a.m., California Endowment, 1414 K St. Contact: Ashlee Giovannettone 805 217 0443.

Following breakfast at the California Endowment, the families will head to the Capitol for “dozens of one-on-one meetings with state legislators.”


Pacific Research Institute uploads latest edition of “Another Round with PRI” podcast, this episode features Washington Examiner columnist Tom Rogan, who discusses “his take on America’s foreign policy challenges, what’s going on in Trump’s Washington, and his new role as moderator in the return of the iconic TV debate program, ‘The McLaughlin Group’.” Noon, Listen here. Contact: Tim Anaya 916 389 9774.


Sacramento County Young Dems sponsor “State of the Union Watch Party.” 5:30 p.m., The Hotel Bar, 1501 L St. Contact: Kristi Thielen, kristi.k.thielen@gmail.com

Address scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.


UC Center Sacramento hosts scholarship fundraiser and dinner for its program that hosts “150 UC undergraduate students each year who come to Sacramento to undertake academic coursework and participate in internships in and around the Capitol,” honors 2017 UCCS Governance Fellow and former Asm. Kristen Olsen, who mentors and “meets with students as a group two to three times per quarter, sharing political insights and career advice;” $50, RSVP. 5:30 p.m., Cafeteria 15L, 116 15th St. Contact: Brooke Miller-Jacobs 916 445 5161.

Speakers listed: Sen. Ben Allen and Asm. Kevin Kiley.


SAN FRANCISCO — National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) Pro-Choice California and Rewire host gubernatorial forum, candidates discuss the next governor’s impact “on a woman’s right to choose through their budget decisions, power of appointment and implementation of health insurance reform.” $25. 6 p.m., SOMArts, 934 Brannan St. Contact: Amy Everitt 415 890 1020.

Listed candidates: Treasurer John Chiang; former Supt. of Public Instruction Delaine Eastin; Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom; former LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

Details here.

THIRD HOUSE

Recent filings with Secretary of State.

CLIENT ADDITIONS (Lobbying firm, client name, filing date): California Advocates, Lawyers’ Mutual Insurance Company, 1/26/18… Cynthia Castillo (new firm), California Community College Assn. for Occupational Education; California Community Colleges Extended Opportunity Programs & Services Assn.; Faculty Assn. of California Community Colleges, 1/26/18… The Gualco Group, City of Long Beach, 1/26/18… Hurst Brooks Espinosa, California Assn. of Local Agency Formation Commissions, 1/26/18… Cliff Moriyama Consulting, California Council for Environmental & Economic Balance for The Gualco Group, 1/26/18… The Quintana Cruz Company, California Asphalt Production Inc.; CA CMA Inc., 1/26/18… Sloat Higgins Jensen & Associates, Financial Casualty & Surety, 1/26/18.

CLIENT DELETIONS (Lobbying firm, client name, filing date): Capitol Partners, Crown Castle NG West LLC, 1/26/18… Capitol Strategic Advisors, Retail Industry Leaders Assn. (RILA); Truecar, 1/26/18… Edelstein, Gilbert, Robson & Smith, Phadia US Inc., a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, 1/26/18… Fearless Advocacy, Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment, 1/26/18… Foley & Lardner, Gary and Mary West Health Institute, 1/26/18… The Gualco Group, California Assn. of Zoos and Aquariums; Public Generating Pool; Zoological Society of San Diego, 1/26/18… Hernandez Strategy Group, National Audubon Society; Verified Voting, 1/26/18… Sloat Higgins Jensen and Associates, American Bail Coalition, 1/26/18.

NEW REGISTRATIONS (Lobbyist name, firm name, filing date): Cynthia Castillo, Cynthia Castillo, 1/26/18… Karyn Geringer, East Lodge Capital Partners LLP, 1/26/18… Alexander Harnden, Western Center on Law & Poverty, 1/26/18… Patrick Welch, California Municipal Utilities Assn., 1/26/18.

LOBBYISTS TERMINATING REGISTRATION (Lobbyist name, firm name, filing date): Julianne Broyles, California Advocates, 1/26/18… Robert Formisano, Schroder Investment Management Inc., 1/26/18… Ralph Simoni, California Advocates, 1/26/18.

CANDIDATES AND COMMITTEES

Recent filings with Secretary of State.

LEGISLATURE (Candidate’s name, Party, District, Year, “Committee’s name,” Treasurer’s name, address and phone number): Guadalupe Espinoza, Republican, AD 31, 2018, “Lupe Espinoza for Assembly 2018,” Thomas Montgomery, 1912 Grand Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901, 415 250 4036.

POLITICAL NOTES

John Cox’s campaign for Governor responds to “email [yesterday] morning from Travis Allen’s Governor campaign touting raising $368,000,” says, “Allen’s total raised to date would not buy a single day of television ads in California or a single mail piece to only Republican voters… Cox, on the other hand, has banked more than $3.5 million, from more individual donors;” campaign also reports releasing first TV ad and scheduling it “to air 12 minutes prior to President Trump’s State of the Union on Fox News statewide and will continue on statewide cable and satellite television through February 10;” says ad, titled Bacon, “captures how Californians are feeling about the corrupting influence of special interest money and politics and policy.” Releases here and hereCox, a Republican, is a businessman from San Diego and the proponent of the “Neighborhood Legislature” initiative. Contact: Matt Shupe 415 735 8491.


Treasurer John Chiang’s campaign for Governor reports having released new digital ad titled “Underdog;” in it Chiang says: “We were the first Asian American family on our block. We were taunted, ridiculed, but I remember my Mom saying, ‘We just need to show them that we are good people.’ I think it’s why I’ve always rooted for the underdog;” campaign also reports receiving an endorsement from Burbank Democratic Club. Release here and hereChiang, a Democrat, was elected Treasurer in 2014 and before that he was the state’s Controller and a member of the Board of Equalization. Contact: press@johnchiang.com.


Pro Tem Kevin de León’s campaign for US Senate reports endorsements from “grassroots organizations at colleges and universities up and down the state of California,” they are: California State University Long Beach College Democrats, Palomar College Democrats, Loyola College Democrats, California State University Channel Islands College Democrats, UC Santa Barbara College Democrats, UC Berkeley Democrats, College of the Sequoias Young Democrats, LMU College Democrats, San Fernando Valley Young Democrats, Progressive Democrats of Santa Monica Mountains, San Diego Democrats for Equality and Santa Clarita Valley Young Democrats. Release hereDe León, a Democrat, was first elected to the Senate in 2010 after having served in the Assembly since 2006. Contact: press@kevindeleon.com.


Steven Bailey’s campaign for Attorney General distributes Bailey’s interview with KUSI San Diego discussing “his strong support for the state’s landmark ‘Three Strikes and You’re Out’ sentencing law.” Release hereBailey, a Republican, was elected to the California Superior Court in El Dorado County in 2008 and re-elected in 2014 before retiring in 2017. Contact: Corey Uhden 951 501 9944.


Eric Early’s campaign for Attorney General reports an endorsement from Sen. Joel Anderson. Release here. Early, a Republican, is business and real estate attorney. Contact: Matt Cunningham 714 504 4106.


Sen. Ricardo Lara’s campaign for Insurance Commissioner reports endorsements from the Burbank Democratic Club and the Santa Clarita Valley Young Democrats. Release hereLara, a Democrat, was first elected to the Senate in 2012 and currently represents SD 33. Contact: Dave Jacobson 818 943 2348.


The National Republican Congressional Committee has announced that CD 36 candidate Kimberlin Brown and CD 52 candidate Michael Allman are among 16 Congressional candidates nationwide having reached “On the Radar” status, the first of three levels in its “Young Guns” program in which “candidates must meet specific goals throughout the cycle to ensure their campaigns are able to operate effectively.” Release here. Contact: 202 479 7080.


Sara Jacobs’ campaign for CD 49 reports releasing its first TV ad “designed to introduce [Jacobs] as the right candidate to ensure that Democrats win the 49th district;” says ad “will air on MSNBC and CNN, and also during the Sunday morning news programs on broadcast networks in the San Diego media market,” appearing first “during coverage of President Trump’s State of the Union address;” campaign also reports: “During the last fundraising period, Jacobs outraised all of her Democratic opponents and is expected to have the most cash-on-hand in the race.”  Release hereJacobs, a Democrat, is a former policy adviser at the U.S. State Department and is director of the non-profit Project Connect. Contact: Chelsea Brossard, media@sarajacobsforca.com.


Former Asm. Mike Eng’s campaign for SD 22 reports endorsements from International Longshore Workers Union Locals 13, 63 and 94. Release here. Eng, a Democrat who is married to US Rep. Judy Chu, was an Assemblymember from 2006 to 2012, and was elected to the Los Angeles Community College Board in 2013. Contact: mikeeng321@gmail.com.


Mark Kersey’s campaign for SD 38 has released Kersey’s “sound infrastructure policy;” calls for: 1. “high-speed rail revote;” 2. “Gas tax hike replacement… legislature should prepare a constitutional amendment that would dedicate a portion of the state’s share of sales tax revenue from new vehicle sales to road, highway and bridge projects throughout the state. This currently totals $7 billion annually, according to the New Car Dealers Association.” 3. “Insist rather than resist… Congress will soon consider and likely pass a national infrastructure program. Irrespective of personal political beliefs, the next governor must insist that California receive our fair share.” Release hereKersey, a Republican, is a San Diego City Councilmember and owns tech research firm Kersey Strategies. Contact: Stephen Puetz 760 716 9250.


Antonio Sanchez’s campaign for AD 39 reports an endorsement from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts. Release here. Sanchez, a Democrat, is a workforce development director for IBEW Local 11. Contact: Douglas Herman, dherman@strategygroup.com


Asm. Devon Mathis has announced he’ll seek re-election in AD 26, noting he “won the state Assembly seat in 2014 and in 2016 with 60% of the vote.” Release hereMathis, a Republican, was elected to the Assembly in 2014 and 2016. Contact: dmathisad26@gmail.com.


Jesse Gabriel’s campaign for AD 45 reports an endorsement from Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer. Release here. Gabriel, a Democrat, is an attorney and a member of the Los Angeles County Commission on Local Government Services. Contact: Dave Jacobson 818 943 2348.


Sydney Kamlager’s campaign for AD 54 reports an endorsement from the California Legislative Black Caucus; also reports “Kamlager has won her party’s state delegate endorsement in the 54th Assembly District.” Release here and hereKamlager, a Democrat, is district director for Sen. Holly Mitchell and president of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. Contact: Danielle Cendejas 626 535 0710.

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PREVIEW

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

SAN JOSE — Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a gubernatorial candidate, and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo tour Vermont House, “housing facility for homeless veterans.” 10:30 a.m., 1082 Vermont St. Contact: Luis Vizcaino, luis@antonioforcalifornia.com.

Followed by roundtable discussion on “affordable housing crisis, which affects residents statewide,” during which “Mayor Liccardo will announce his endorsement of Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor of California.”

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate — Check-in

  • Health (Ed Hernandez, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 4203.  Subject — Substance Use Disorder Treatment in California.
    • Listed to testify: Darren Urada, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs; Christine Tufono, HealthRIGHT 360; Pres./CEO Albert Senella, Tarzana Treatment Centers; Janice Rocco, Dept. of Insurance; Dir. Jennifer Kent, Dept. of Health Care Services; Pat Leary, Dept. of Social Services; Melanie Fontes Rainier, CA Attorney General’s Office; Kim Savage, Law Office of Kim Savage; CEO Heather Stratman, Assn of CA Cities-Orange County; Councilmember Lou La Monte, City of Malibu; CEO Pete Nielsen, CA Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals; Anne Eowan, Assn. of CA Life and Health Insurance Companies.
  • Rules (Kevin de Leon, Chair), Upon Call of the Chair, Rm. 113.
    • Governor’s Appointees Required to Appear: To Fair Employment and Housing Council: Lisa Cisneros and Joseph Ortiz; as Trustees of the California State University: Douglas Faigin, Thelma Melendez.
    • Not Required to Appear: To Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education: Francisco Rodriguez.

Assembly — Check-in.

California Channel Tentative Programming

  • Midnight

    Assembly Oversight Hearing on CA Veterans Homes (1.30.18)

  • 7 a.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8 a.m.

    Schools on Point

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report 702: California’s Top Ten

  • 10 a.m.

    Senate Floor Session LIVE

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Senate Health Committee LIVE

  • 7 p.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8 p.m.

    Schools On Point

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report 702: California’s Top Ten

  • 9 p.m.

    Senate Floor Session (1.31.18)

THE GOVERNOR

Nothing public announced.

THE DAILY BREAD

Chris Holden for Assembly 2018 (41st AD), lunch reception, Sponsorships $4400, $2500, $1300, Noon, Frank Fat’s, 806 L St. Contact: 916 400 4044.


Patty Lopez for Assembly 2018 (39th AD), reception, Host $4400, Sponsor $2500, Ticket $1000, 5:30 p.m., Mayahuel, 1200 K St. Contact: 916 222 0754.


Phil Ting for Assembly 2018 (19th AD), reception, Sponsorships $4400, $2500, $1300, 5:30 p.m., Mikuni, 1530 J St. Contact: 916 400 4044.


Chad Mayes for Assembly 2018 (42nd AD), Katy Perry concert, Sponsor $4400 (2 tickets), Ticket $2500, 7 p.m., Golden 1 Center, 500 David J. Stern Walk. Contact: 916 492 9604.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

SAN FRANCISCO — California Public Utilities Commission, en banc meeting on “fire threat in California and what steps can be taken to mitigate fire hazards to utility,” also discuss utility infrastructure contributing to or causing fires, note that “every year, there are more than 5,400 wildland fires that burn an average of more than 156,000 acres.” 9:15 a.m., 505 Van Ness Ave. Contact: Terrie Prosper 415 703 1366.

Details here.


CLARKSBURG — Board of Food and Agriculture, first of two days, hears Solano County Supervisor Skip Thomson, Delta Watermaster Michael George, Kristopher Tjernell with Natural Resources Agency and others discuss “the importance of Delta agriculture, agri-tourism and environmental restoration efforts.” 10 a.m., Old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave., Barrel Rm. Contact: Steve Lyle 916 654 0462.

Followed by tour of Delta region with members of Delta Protection Commission.

Board reconvenes Thursday in Sebastopol, hears from Sonoma County farmers, vintners and others on effects October wildfires had on agricultural production. 12:30 p.m., Iron Horse Vineyards, 9786 Ross Station Road.

Agenda here.


Board of Chiropractic Examiners, TELEMEETING, elects chair, vice chair and secretary to serve as 2018 officers; other business. Noon, 901 P St. Ste. 142A. Contact: 916 263 5355.

Other locations in San Francisco, Sacramento, Roseville, Los Angeles and Solana Beach.

Agenda and staff reports here.


Transportation Commission, first of two days, considers re-allocating $4.5 million from Border Infrastructure Program funds to City of Calexico for widening Cesar Chavez Blvd. from 2nd St. to St. Rte. 98, a primary border crossing corridor; the Commission first approved the funds in 2016, but due to lengthy delays securing rights-of-way, the funding lapsed in July of 2017; other business. 1 p.m., 400 P St., First Floor Auditorium. Contact: 916 654 4245.

Meeting follows 9 a.m. commissioner’s retreat, 1500 5th St., and precedes 5:30 p.m. reception and dinner sponsored by WTS, group supporting advancement of women in transportation careers.

Agenda here.


Ocean Protection Council, considers authorizing its chairman to respond to Pres. Trump’s executive order on off-shore oil and gas production by writing a letter to Interior Secty. Ryan Zinke to express its opposition; other business. 1 p.m., Natural Resources Building Auditorium, 1416 Ninth St. Contact: Jenn Eckerle 916 654 9055.

Agenda here.

SPEECHES AND TALKS

Prof. Marianne Bitler, UC Davis, addresses speaker series sponsored by UC Center Sacramento, discusses “intended and unintended effects of the war on poverty,” discusses “intended effects, such as reductions in hunger by food stamps and improved health coverage caused by Medicaid, and unintended effects, good or bad, such as reduced labor supply and savings or better health later in life.” Noon, 1130 K St., Rm. LL2. Contact: Brooke Miller-Jacobs 916 445 5161.

Details here.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

Earthjustice and others sponsor legislative briefing on role of electric trucks in “cleaning up the freight sector,” environmental advocates discuss necessary technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emission and “arguments for and against various fuel pathways.” Noon, Rm. 2040. Contact: Matthew Dumlao, matthew.dumlao@sen.ca.gov.

MISCELLANEOUS

Legislators’ Bible Discussion sponsored by Capitol Commission, participants discuss Genesis 1-11, “How It All Began;” constitutional officers also welcome. 8 a.m, Rm. 3171. Contact: Frank Erb 916 412 7625.

Followed by Capitol Bible discussion for staff and lobbyists. Noon, same location. Also similar event Sunday 10 a.m. in Capitol Basement Eureka Rm.


Consumer Attorneys of CA, Asm. Cristina Garcia and others sponsor meet and greet for Asm. Wendy Carrillo, who was elected in a December special election to fill the vacancy created by Jimmy Gomez’ election to Congress; hosted drinks and appetizers, RSVP required. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Ten Ten Room, 1010 10th St. Contact: samantha@caoc.org.

Attendance may be reportable.


IRVINE — Women’s Business Institute hosts appointments training, “learn the process that one takes to be appointed to a board/commission/committee at the local and state level.” 5 p.m., Premier Business Center – The Atrium, 19200 Von Karman Ave. Contact: 916 551 1920.

Listed speakers include: Rachel Michelin, California Women Lead.


California Latino Capitol Assn. Foundation sponsors “Meet the Candidates Mixer” for their upcoming board of directors elections on Feb. 2nd. 5:30 p.m., Vallejo’s Restaurant, 1100 O St. Contact: clca.sac@gmail.com.

RSVP here.