Thursday

March 15, 2018

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NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

Asms. Tom Lackey and Rob Bonta announce bill that would “make critical changes to California’s current cannabis tax policy.” 10 a.m., Rm. 126. Contact: Mark Isidro 916 319 2036.


Anthony Wright, Health Access; Margarita Maldonado, SEIU Local 1000, and others “make joint announcement” regarding “the future of healthcare in California, following years of progress under California’s implementation and improvement of the Affordable Care Act, and last year’s efforts to prevent the repeal of the ACA and dramatically cut Medicaid.” 10 a.m., Rm. 317. Contact: Mike Roth 916 444 7170.

Also listed: Gina Da Silva, CA Immigrant Policy Center; Kimberly Chen, CA Pan-Ethnic Health Network.

Credentialed media only.


LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a Democratic gubernatorial candidate, announces “his California Students’ Bill of Rights policy” based on “premise that every child deserves a quality education and the right to an educational system where students come first, teachers have better pay and training, and addresses school safety for students and faculty.” 11 a.m., Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club, 2635 Pasadena Ave. Contact: Luis Vizcaino 323 479 0181.

Villaraigosa also discusses “education equity” with “dozens of high school students, parent and teachers from the Lincoln Heights area.”

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate — Session 9 a.m.

  • Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education (Anthony Portantino, Chair), 9:30 a.m. or upon adjournment of Session, Rm. 3191.
  • Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 2 on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation (Bob Wieckowski, Chair), 9:30 a.m. or upon adjournment of Session, Rm. 112.
  • Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 3 on Health and Human Services (Richard Pan, Chair), 9:30 a.m. or upon adjournment of Session, Rm. 4203.
  • Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration and General Government (Richard Roth, Chair), 9:30 a.m. or upon adjournment of Session, Rm. 2040.
  • Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 5 on Corrections , Public Safety and the Judiciary (Nancy Skinner, Chair), 9:30 a.m. or upon adjournment of Session, Rm. 113.

Assembly — Session 9 a.m.

  • Rules (Ken Cooley, Chair), 10 minutes prior to Session, Rm. 3162.

California Channel Tentative Programming

  • Midnight

    Assembly Informational Hearing: A review and Analysis of Current Community Development Tools (3.14.18)

  • 2 a.m.

    Senate Education Committee (3.14.18)

  • 7 a.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Road to Recovery

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report 713: Candidate for Governor: Delaine Eastin

  • 9 a.m.

    Senate Floor Session LIVE

  • 9:30 a.m.

    Assembly Floor Session LIVE Upon Adj.

  • 7 p.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 7:30 p.m.

    Road to Recovery

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report 713: Candidate for Governor: Delaine Eastin

  • 9 p.m.

    Senate Floor Session (3.15.18)

  • 11 p.m.

    Assembly Floor Session (3.15.18)

THE GOVERNOR

Nothing public announced as of 5:30 a.m. Contact: 916 445 4571.

THE DAILY BREAD

YUBA CITY — James Gallagher for Assembly 2018 (3rd AD), St. Patrick’s Day dinner, Paddy’s Day Saint $4400 (2 tables of 8), Fightin’ Irish $2000 (table of 8), Danny Boy $1000 (table of 8), Couple $125, Ticket $75, 5:30 p.m. cocktails, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Walnut Avenue Community Center, 1431 Walnut Ave. Contact: 530 420 5066.


FULTON — Jim Wood for Assembly 2018 (2nd AD), Reception, Gold $2500 (10 tickets), Silver $1100 (8 tickets), Bronze $600 (6 tickets), Copper $300 (4 tickets), Crystal $120 (2 tickets), Ticket $50, 6 p.m., Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, 5007 Fulton Rd. Contact: 707 385 1114.

Listed to attend: Speaker Anthony Rendon, Reps. Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman, Sen. Mike McGuire, and Asm. Bill Dodd.

APPOINTMENTS

By Senate Rules. Contact: ProTemComms@sen.ca.gov.

To the California Student Opportunity and Access Program Project Grant Advisory Committee: Lizbeth Mateo, 33, Wilmington, not registered to vote, attorney with the Law Offices of Lizbeth Mateo. Pleasure term. No compensation.

KEEPING UP

The office of Sen. Richard Roth added Kaitlin Lewis as its communications director. Lewis was previously a producer for Good Day Sacramento and she was also a reporter and anchor for KFBK NewsRadio. She started her new job earlier this year, succeeding Shrujal Joseph, who is now working as a campaign consultant. Contact: Kaitlin.Lewis@sen.ca.gov.


Hermocillo-Azevedo Strategic Communications LLC reports Bob Waste joined the firm March 1 as an associate to help enhance its offering on health care and economic development issues. Waste was most recently director of government and community relations for UC Davis Health for the past seven years. Before that, he was a public affairs consultant, and also spent 12 years as a tenured professor at Sacramento State. Contact: Jerry Azevedo 916 475 2437.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

Sex Offender Management Board, hears update from board member Janet Neely on Sen. Scott Wilk’s SB 1198, which would require State-Authorized Risk Assessment Tool for Sex Offenders Review Committee to sponsor research specific to California sex offender recidivism and report results to Legislature; bill also would add two members who have worked with juvenile offenders to Sex Offender Management Board; other business. 9:30 a.m., Board of State & Community Corrections, 2590 Venture Oaks Way. Contact: Lea Chankin, lea.chankin@cdcr.ca.gov.

Agenda here.


Covered California Board, considers readopting emergency eligibility requirements for small businesses that have 100 or fewer full-time or full-time equivalent employees and have a principal business address in California; other business. 10 a.m., Covered California Tahoe Auditorium, 1601 Exposition Blvd. Contact: James Scullary, James.Scullary@covered.ca.gov.

Agenda and staff reports here.


WEST SACRAMENTO — Housing Finance Agency, considers approving letter to US Sen. Dianne Feinstein requesting she support $1 billion funding increase for Housing Finance Agency Multifamily Risk Sharing Program, a mortgage insurance program, and extending its sunset date to Sept. 30, 2021; also request Feinstein support lifting prohibition against Ginnie Mae securitizing the loans insured through that program; other business. 10 a.m., CalSTRS, 100 Waterfront Place. Contact: Melissa Flores 916 326 8092.

Agenda here.


RANCHO CORDOVA — Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board considers extending effective date for final rule covering crane operator certification requirements to Nov. 10, 2018, giving board more time to determine if there are compelling reasons for California to deviate from federal standard after which rule has been patterned; other business. 10 a.m., City Hall, Council Chambers, 2729 Prospect Park Dr. Contact: 916 274 5721.

Agenda here.


SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, considers fining Mark Sanders, owner of Westpoint Harbor in Redwood City, for erecting over an eight year period “numerous unauthorized signs” that said such things as “members and guests only” or “private property” and were in violation of his permit that required public access to walkways and landscaped areas; other business. 1 p.m., Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale St. Contact: Marc Zeppetello 415 352 3655.

Agenda here.


CLARKSBURG — Delta Protection Commission, hears update on California WaterFix Project, which the Dept. of Water Resources modified in February from simultaneously building two water tunnels beneath the Delta to building one tunnel at a time; topics include Metropolitan Water District proceeding at higher funding commitment, possibly as project’s sole-funder, and DWR’s cost benefit analysis of a single tunnel that found state water project contractors would receive “as much as $1.82 in benefits for every $1 of cost;” other business. 5:30 p.m., Julietta Winery, 51221 Clarksburg Rd. Contact: 916 375 4800.

Agenda and staff reports here.

REPORTS, STUDIES, ETC.

Sen. John Moorlach has released the first edition of his report “Senator John Moorlach Ranks California’s 482 Cities for Financial Soundness” based on “simple metric” of dividing a city’s unrestricted net position (funds without restrictions attached) by the city’s population, finds “many of California’s 482 cities are in financial distress, facing a tipping point to insolvency mainly due to unfunded pension liabilities,” lowest five ranked are Vernon, El Segundo, Richmond, Oakland and Culver City. Contact: John Seiler 714 662 6050.


Dept. of Finance has released its latest Finance Bulletin, reports “February receipts came in $297 million below the month’s projections; for the fiscal year to date, they’re $2.581 billion above forecast,” also finds “the variance between February’s forecasted and actual receipts is likely due in part to taxpayer reaction to the federal tax law changes enacted in late December.” Contact: H.D. Palmer 916 323 0648.


Smart Approaches to Marijuana releases “Lessons from Marijuana Legalization in Four U.S. States [Washington, Colorado, Oregon and Alaska] and D.C.,” findings include alcohol consumption decreased during year that followed legalization, “but by year three alcohol consumption was at a multi-year high.” Contact: Colton Grace 864 492 6719.


West Health and The SCAN Foundation distribute results of a telephone survey of California voters conducted by J. Wallin Opinion Research from Jan. 12th to Jan. 15th of this year, finds “83.3% of California voters support a candidate for governor who has a vision and long-term investment plan for California’s seniors,” also finds “a supermajority (67.3%) feels that California is not prepared to care for its aging population.” Contact: Marna Davis, marna@perrycom.com

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

California Environmental Justice Alliance sponsors briefing and roundtable discussion on the CalEnviroScreen tool, which uses twenty different indicators to provide a statewide ranking “that identifies the areas of our state that are most burdened by multiple sources of pollution and poverty,” speaker and panelists discuss the history, purpose and best use of the tool in state and local policy; lunch provided. 1 p.m., Rm. 127. Contact: Tiffany Eng, tiffany@caleja.org.

Speaker listed: Rachel Morello-Frosch, UC Berkeley’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.


California Latino Capitol Assn. Foundation conducts its annual “Bill 101” briefing, speakers Bernadette McNulty, chief assistant secretary of the Senate, and Sue Parker, assistant chief clerk of the Assembly, provide overview of key terms and procedures in the legislative process; lunch served on first come basis. Noon, Rm. 437. Contact: Alma Barreras, alma.barreras@asm.ca.gov.

MISCELLANEOUS

Office of Secty. of State Alex Padilla conducts randomized alphabet drawing to determine the order in which candidates’ names will appear on the June 5 statewide primary ballot. 11 a.m., Secretary of State’s Office, Elections Division, 5th Floor, 1500 11th St. Contact: 916 653 6575.

Random drawing for the April 3 Special Primary Elections and June 5 Special General Elections in AD 39, AD 45 and AD 54 was held on Feb. 9 (results here); drawing for the June 5 Recall Election in SD 29 is set for April 9; and the drawing for the June 5 Special Primary Election in SD 32 is set for April 13.


California Women in Energy hosts panel discussion on “energy and environmental justice,” representatives from state agencies and others discuss “how energy impacts environmental justice communities.” Noon, Legislative Office Building 100, 1020 N St. Contact: Shy Forbes, sforbes@energy.ca.gov.


San Diego State Alumni gather for March Madness watch party, “cheer on the Aztecs in the big dance.” 4 to 6:30 p.m., de Vere’s Irish Pub, 1521 L St. Contact: Shy Forbes, sforbes@energy.ca.gov.


Launch party for new “Look West” podcast produced by Democratic Office of Communications & Outreach and “featuring California Assembly Democrats sharing their stories/legislation and how they are making an impact in the great state of California;” no-host bar. 5 p.m., Fox & Goose Public House, 1001 R St. Contact: Cynthia Moreno 916 319 3800.

Invitation here.


PASADENA — Asm. Chris Holden honors AD 41 Woman of the Year, South Pasadena Mayor Pro Tem Marina Khubesrian, and other women of distinction at annual district office open house. 5:30 p.m., 600 N. Rosemead Blvd. Contact: Garo Manjikian 626 394 9832.


Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Phil and Julie Angelides and Tina Thomas of Thomas Law Group co-host fundraising reception to benefit Meristem, a nonprofit serving autistic adults by “helping them develop practical life skills, increase their social capacity and transition to work and independence;” ticket $250, sponsorships $1000-$20,000. 6 p.m., McKinley Village Clubhouse, 3340 McKinley Village Way. Contact: Shannon Shields 916 718 5036.


Asm. Kevin McCarty hosts community office hours, discusses “state legislation, issues impacting the Sacramento region and ways our office can assist constituents;” refreshments served. 6:30 p.m., George Sim Community Center, 6207 Logan St. Contact: Ashley Johnson 916 319 2007.

THIRD HOUSE

Recent filings with Secretary of State.

CLIENT ADDITIONS (Lobbying firm, client name, filing date): Platinum Advisors, ACT, Inc., 3/13/18.

NEW REGISTRATIONS (Lobbyist name, firm name, filing date): Theresa Berkovich, Ecoconsult, 3/13/18… Dhaval Parikh, Ares Management LLC, 3/13/18.

CANDIDATES AND COMMITTEES

Recent filings with Secretary of State.

CANDIDATE INTENTION STATEMENT (Candidate’s name, Party, Office, Year, Accept voluntary expenditure ceiling?, Candidate’s address and phone number): Caney Arnold, Democratic, AD 66, 2018, Yes, 24250 Senator Ave., Harbor City, CA 90710, 310 951 1783… Steven R. Bravo, Independent, Governor, 2018, Yes, 21701 State Hwy. 113 #5, Robbins, CA 95676, 530 405 8972… Daniel J. Brin, Democratic, AD 45, 2018, Yes, 7841 Sale Ave., West Hills, CA 91304, 818 807 9259… Baron P. Bruno, Independent, SD 26, 2018, Yes, 1 Ironsides St. #6, Marina del Rey, CA 90292, 424 465 3225… David Castellanos, Democratic, SD 32, 2018, No, 10727 Leland Ave., Whittier, CA 90605, 562 328 9648… Vanessa Delgado, Democratic, SD 32, 2018, Yes, 6055 E. Washington St., Ste. 495, Commerce, CA 90040, 323 477 1160… Dan Gordon, Democratic, SD 24, 2018, Yes, 3871 Seneca Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90039, 323 333 1263… Veronica Jacobi, Democratic, SD 2, 2018, Yes, 239 W. 8th St., Santa Rosa, CA 95401, 707 575 5594… G. Rick Marshall, Republican, Board of Equalization District 3, 2018, Yes, 2065 W. 235th St., Torrance, CA 90501, 310 346 7425… Jose Medina, Democratic, AD 61, 2018, Yes, 2766 Nectarine Ave., Riverside, CA 92506, 909 645 3567… John Arthur Mousel, Republican, Governor, 2018, No, 60 Emerald, Irvine, CA 92614, 949 751 6081… Kenneth M. Rotter, Democratic, AD 41, 2018, Yes, 509 N. Hill Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106, 480 225 5331… Karla V. Salazar, Democratic, AD 58, 2018, No, 8302 Vista del Rosa St., Downey, CA 90240, 562 233 0151… Ali A. Sarsak, Libertarian, SD 10, 2018, Yes, 2837 Sycamore Way, Santa Clara, CA 95051, 669 207 9872… Roger J. Sayegh, Democratic, SD 18, 2018, Yes, 11246 Landale St., North Hollywood, CA 91602, 909 234 3892… Rita Topalian, Republican, SD 32, 2018, Yes, 7211 Southwind Dr., Whittier, CA 90602, 562 907 7889… Peter Foss Van Peborgh, Democratic, AD 1, 2018, Yes, 8098 Steelhead Ave., Kings Beach, CA 96143, 530 645 2342… Robert M. Zelinsky, Democratic, AD 44, 2018, Yes, 1057 Windmill Ln., Oak Park, CA 91377, 818 883 8844.

STATEWIDE (Candidate’s name, Party, Office, Year, “Committee’s name,” Treasurer’s name, address and phone number): Yvonne Girard, Republican, Governor, 2018, “Girard for Governor 2018 Committee,” Yvonne Girard, 5546 Eveningside Ln., Jurupa Valley, CA 92509, 951 452 4499.

LEGISLATURE (Candidate’s name, Party, District, Year, “Committee’s name,” Treasurer’s name, address and phone number): Matthew Heath, Republican, AD 2, 2018, “Matthew Heath for Assembly 2018,” Matthew Heath, 2405 Waltzer Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95403, 707 327 9831… Dan Monte, Democratic, AD 10, 2018, “Dan Monte for Assembly 2018,” Greg Brockbank, 35 St. Francis Ln., San Rafael, CA 94901, 415 717 7056.

CONTROLLED COMMITTEES (Committee’s name, Controlled By, Treasurer’s name, address and phone number): Mike Morrell for Senate 2016 Officeholder Account, Mike Morrell (R-SD 23), Vona L. Copp, 9321 Silverbend Ln., Elk Grove, CA 95624, 916 686 1815.

GENERAL PURPOSE COMMITTEES (Committee’s name, “Purpose,” Treasurer’s name, address and phone number): California Republic PAC, “To support/oppose candidates,” Flora Yin, 515 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 1110, Los Angeles, CA 90071, 213 624 6200… Californians for Sensible Regulation of Adult Use, “Support or oppose state and local candidates,” Jacqueline McGowan, 2210 T St. #15, Sacramento, CA 95816, 925 809 5120.

POLITICAL NOTES

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s campaign for Governor reports an endorsement from Southern California Teamsters Joint Council 42. Release hereVillaraigosa, a Democrat, was an Assemblymember from 1994-2000 and was Speaker from 1998-2000. He was LA Mayor from 2005-2013. Contact: Luiz Vizcaino 323 479 0181.


Eric Early’s campaign for Attorney General reports an endorsement from former Asm. David Hadley. 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 US Reps. Nanette Barragan, Mark DeSaulnier and Doris Matsui. Release hereLara, a Democrat, was first elected to the Senate in 2012 and currently represents SD 33. Contact: Dave Jacobson 818 943 2348.


Democrat Phil Janowicz reports having withdrawn his candidacy in CD 39; says, “the most important thing we can all do together is make sure a Democratic candidate makes it past the primary and competes to flip this seat in November.” Release here. Janowicz, a Democrat, is the CEO of education consulting firm Quill & Abacus. Contact: Jason Mills 714 576 4303.


US Rep. Nanette Barragán’s re-election campaign for CD 44 reports endorsements from Lynwood Mayor Jose Luis Solache and Councilmember Aide Castro. Release hereBarragán, a Democrat, was elected to Congress in 2016. Contact: Michael Soneff 310 968 5729.


California Trailblazers, a Republican candidate training program, has announced that Andrea Borgeas, candidate for SD 8, has achieved “Pathfinder” status, the first of three levels in the program, by raising “more than $100,000 without personal loans, identifying local volunteers and precinct captains and establishing a website and social media presence.” Release here. Contact: Julie Phillips 916 448 5802.


Jesse Gabriel’s campaign for AD 45 reports endorsements from US Reps. Karen Bass, Grace Napolitano and Brad Sherman. 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.


Frank Scotto’s campaign for AD 66 reports an endorsement from ret. Torrance City Councilwoman Maureen O’Donnell. Release hereScotto, a Republican, is a small business owner and former Mayor of Torrance. Contact: Scotto 310 678 1379.

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

Friday, March 16, 2018

NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

VANCOUVER, CANADA — Cal/EPA Secty. Matthew Rodriquez and others mark 10th anniversary of the Pacific Coast Collaborative, formed in 2008 by California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia “to work together on energy, climate, ocean health and other issues as a region,” discuss “opportunities to further strengthen collaboration.” 9:40 a.m., Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel Ste. 300, 999 Canada Pl. Contact: Alex Barnum 916 324 9670.

Also listed: British Columbia Premier John Horgan; Washington Gov. Jay Inslee; Oregon Energy Dir. Janine Benner.

Followed by panel discussion, part of GLOBE Forum 2018.


SAN FRANCISCO — Asm. Phil Ting and others promote state’s Earned Income Tax Credit which Ting “fought to expand… through the state budget process last year,” say income limit for 2017 is $22,300 compared to $14,161 in 2016, making more “self-employed workers in gig economy now eligible.” 10:30 a.m., Chinese Newcomers Service Center, 777 Stockton St., Suite 104. Contact: Nannette Miranda, Miranda.Roberts@asm.ca.gov.

Also listed: George Chan, Chinese Newcomers Service Center.

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate, Assembly — No Session.

California Channel Tentative Programming

  • Midnight

    Senate Budget Subcommittee #3 (3.15.18

  • 2 a.m.

    Assembly Higher Education Committee (3.13.18)

  • 7 a.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8 a.m.

    Schools on Point

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report 717: “2018: The Political Forecast”

  • 9 a.m.

    Assembly Informational Hearing: Preventing Sexual Harassment through Training and Culture Change (3.14.18)

  • Noon

    Senate Governmental Organization (3.13.18)

  • 3 p.m.

    Assembly Budget Subcommittee #3 on Resources & Transportation (3.14.18)

  • 7 p.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8 p.m.

    Schools on Point

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report 717: “2018: The Political Forecast”

  • 9 p.m.

    Assembly Informational Hearing: Preventing Sexual Harassment through Training and Culture Change (3.14.18)

THE GOVERNOR

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

THE DAILY BREAD

FULLERTON — Sharon Quirk-Silva for Assembly 2018 (65th AD), reception, Host $2500, Co-Host $1000, Supporter $500, Ticket $25, 4:30 p.m., Les Amis Restaurant, 128 W. Wilshire Ave. Contact: 213 605 5471.


SATURDAY, IRVINE — Steven Choi for Assembly 2018 (68th AD), reception, Co-Host $4400, Sponsor $1500, Couple $250, Ticket $150, 4 p.m., Home of Dr. Alethea Hsu, Address upon RSVP. Contact: 949 440 1027.


SATURDAY, ANTIOCH — Jim Frazier for Assembly 2018 (11th AD), annual lobster feed dinner, Wharf Sponsor $4400 (8 tickets), Trawl Sponsor $2500 (4 tickets), Buoy Sponsor $1500 (2 tickets), Ticket $100, 6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner, Antioch Community Center, 4703 Lone Tree Way. Contact: 916 400 3721.


SUNDAY, SAN JOSE — Evan Low for Assembly 2018 (28th AD), Lunar New Year celebration, Host $4400 (16 VIP tickets), Co-Host $2500 (8 VIP tickets), Table Host $1250 (8 tickets), Ticket $125, 5:30 p.m., Dynasty Seafood Restaurant, 1001 Story Rd. Contact: asmevanlow@gmail.com.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

MERCED — California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley, hears update on San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority’s “Sacramento Morning Express” rail service, scheduled to start May 7 beginning in Fresno at 4:25 a.m., then stop in Madera, Merced, Turlock-Denair, Modesto, Stockton and Lodi before delivering passengers to downtown Sacramento by 7:41 a.m.; return service scheduled to depart Sacramento at 12:41 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; other business. 10 a.m., Merced College Business Resource Center, 630 W. 19th St. Contact: Ismael Herrera 559 278 0519.

Agenda here.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

“Assessing California’s Redistricting Commission,” sponsored by Public Policy Institute of California, PPIC Research Fellow Eric McGhee and others discuss methodology and findings of study that analyzed “fairness and competitiveness” of 2010 reapportionment conducted by the commission, its first after being established in 2008. Noon, Capitol Event Center, 1020 11th St. Contact: Alexia Cortez 916 440 1133.

Also listed: PPIC Director of Government Affairs Deborah Gonzalez.

Free, lunch provided. Register here.

MISCELLANEOUS

BARSTOW — Asm. Jay Obernolte hosts community coffee, discusses legislation, hears ideas for the community, etc. 8 a.m., Barstow Veterans Home of California, 100 Veterans Pkwy. Contact: Teresa Trujillo 916 319 2033.


RIVERSIDE — Sen. Richard Roth visits Wells Middle School, which won a “Gold Level” award from Alliance for a Healthier Generation for its health programs, tours school’s garden and playground, also discusses importance of healthy students with local elected officials, teachers and students. 9 a.m., 10000 Wells Ave. Contact: Kaitlin Lewis 916 651 4031.


Beckman High School Marching Band from Irvine performs “stand-up concert,” part of its tour coordinated by World Projects that includes marching in Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in San Francisco. 11:30 a.m., West Steps. Contact: Jim Kollias 714 337 7352.


Capitol Network sponsors workplace harassment training led by Kristin Lindgren of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, free, lunch provided, non-members welcome. 11:30 a.m., State Building and Construction Trades Council, 1231 I St. Ste. 302. Contact: capitolnetworkit@gmail.com.

Donations of hotel toiletries, dental care products and feminine hygiene items requested. More event information here.


SAN DIEGO — Sen. Ben Hueso hosts emergency preparedness workshop, representatives from American Red Cross and Governor’s Office of Emergency Services discuss planning ahead for natural disasters. 1 p.m., George L. Stevens Senior Center, 570 S 65th St. Contact: 619 409 7690.


LOS ANGELES — Asm. Mike Gipson sponsors environmental workshop with Green Education Inc. and others, topics include qualifying for no-cost solar systems, acquiring loans for energy efficient home improvements and job opportunities in the solar industry. 5:30 p.m., Gompers Middle School, 234 E. 112th St. Contact: Christopher Wilson 310 324 6408.

On Saturday, Gipson sponsors seminar on “latest tax rules, regulations and filing procedures for faith-based organizations.” 1 p.m., New Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 402 E. El Segundo Blvd., Los Angeles.


SATURDAY, CITRUS HEIGHTS — Asm. Ken Cooley hosts tax assistance workshop, “come discuss any legislative issues of importance to you and your family as well as receive help with completing your tax return for 2017,” IRS-certified volunteers assist with tax preparation “for low- to moderate-income individuals, families and small business owners.” 9 a.m., Rusch Park Sunrise Patio Room, 7801 Auburn Blvd. Contact: 916 464 1910.


SATURDAY, SAN JOSE — Sen. Jim Beall hosts town hall on “the future of K-12 education.” 9:30 a.m., Cypress Community Center, 403 Cypress Ave. Contact: 408 558 1295.


SATURDAY, LA HABRA — Asm. Phillip Chen holds community coffee, “come get an update on the Legislature’s plan for 2018 and share your thoughts about what’s happening in community.” 10 a.m., La Habra City Hall, Atrium, 101 West La Habra Blvd. Contact: 714 529 5502.


SATURDAY, HERMOSA BEACH — Asm. Al Muratsuchi joins St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Hermosa Beach. 11 a.m., City Hall, 1315 Valley Dr. Contact: Kerry Jacob 310 375 0691.


SUNDAY, SAN DIEGO — Asm. Shirley Weber hosts fifth annual Salute to Women Leaders, honors “the district’s outstanding women;” includes “great music, inspiring spoken word, delicious food and warm fellowship.” 3 p.m., George Stevens Senior Center, 570 South 65th St. Contact: 916 319 2079.

WEEKENDS AT THE CAPITOL

SATURDAY, Representatives from the Teenage Geospatial Action Program lead orientation for children of Capitol staffers in seventh through twelfth grades who are interested in summer camp for learning about GPS data collection. 11 a.m., Capitol Basement Dining Rm. Contact: Benjamin Warheit, benjamin.warheit@asm.ca.gov.