Wednesday

March 6, 2019

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NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

Asm. Laura Friedman and others discuss AB 44 which would make it a civil violation to “manufacture, sell, offer for sale, display for sale, trade, give, donate or otherwise distribute a fur product in the state,” say “bill exempts leather, cowhide and shearing, as well as fur products used for religious purposes and used fur.” Noon, Room 317. Contact: Blake Dellinger 818 558 3043.

Also listed: Shannon Elizabeth, actress; Ashley Welgan, The Humane Society; Marc Ching, Animal Hope in Legislation.

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate — Check-in.

  • Joint hearing, Governance and Finance, and Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration and General Government (Mike McGuire, Maria Elena Durazo, Chairs), 9 a.m., Rm. 112. Subject — 140 Years Young: What is the Future for the State Board of Equalization after the Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act?
    • Listed to testify: Calaveras County Assessor Leslie Davis, President, California Assessors Association; Rich Benson, Assessor, County of Marin (Retired); Therese Twomey, California Taxpayers Association; Samantha Corbin, California Tax Reform Association.
  • Select Committee on Social Determinants of Children’s Well-Being (Holly Mitchell, Chair), 1 p.m., Rm. 112. Subject —  Housing Challenges and Their Impact on the Well-Being of Children.
    • Listed to testify: Pres./CEO Chet P. Hewitt, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation; Prof. Margot Kushel, University of California, San Francisco; Exec. Dir. Shamus Roller, National Housing Law Project; Elder Toni McNeil, Faith in the Valley of the San Joaquin County; William Lehman, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority; Alexander Sasha Harnden, Western Center on Law and Poverty; Anne Hollingshead, Legislative Analyst Office.
  • Health (Richard Pan, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 4203. Subject — California’s Public Health Infrastructure and Capacity.
    • Listed to testify: Dir. Karen SmithGil Chavez, and Susan Fanelli, Department of Public Health; Rob Oldham, Placer County Health Officer and Public Health Director; Kim Saruwatari, Riverside County Public Health Director; Andy Miller, Butte County Health Officer; Sharon Balter, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Laura Dalton, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte; Anissa Davis, City of Long Beach Health Officer; Louise McNitt, Contra Costa Communicable Disease Controller; Kimberly Hernandez, Kern County Public Health Services Department; Elsa Jimenez, Monterey County Health Director; Trudy Raymundo, San Bernardino County Public Health Director; Shamika Ossey, LA County Dept. of Public Health; Megan Crumpler, Orange County Public Health Laboratory Directory; Haydee Dabritz, Yolo County Epidemiologist.
  • Rules (Toni Atkins, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 113.
    • Governor’s Appointees Required to Appear: As Director of Finance: Keely Bosler.

Assembly — Check-in.

  • Appropriations (Lorena Gonzalez, Chair), 9 a.m., Rm. 4202.
  • Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services (Joaquin Arambula, Chair), 2:30 p.m., Rm. 437.
  • Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance (Kevin McCarty, Chair), 4 p.m., Rm. 126.
  • Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation (Richard Bloom, Chair), 9:30 a.m., Rm. 447.
  • Joint hearing, Assembly Governmental Organization and Senate Governmental Organization (Asm. Adam Gray, Sen. Bill Dodd, Chairs), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 4202. Subject — The Utilization of Current and Emerging Technologies to Monitor Wildfire Activity in California.
    • Listed to testify: Jessica Peters, Legislative Analyst’s Office; Dir. Thom Porter, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection; Dir. Mark Ghilarducci, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services; Prof. Neal Driscoll, University California, San Diego; Craig B. Clements, Fire Weather Research Laboratory at San José State University; Ilkay Altintas, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California San Diego; Tarek Zohdi, Fire Research Group Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; Chief Brian Fennessy, Orange County Fire Authority.
  • Joint Legislative Audit (Rudy Salas, Chair), 10 a.m., Rm. 126.
  • Labor and Employment (Ash Kalra, Chair) 1:30 p.m., Rm. 447.
  • Utilities and Energy (Chris Holden, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 444. Subject — The Metamorphosis of the Energy Sector: Maintaining reliability and affordability on the road to decarbonization.

California Channel Tentative Programming

  • 7 a.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8 a.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report California’s Top 10

  • 9 a.m.

    Joint Hearing Governance and Finance and Budget Subcommittee #4 (LIVE)

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Assembly Informational Hearing: The Utilization of Current and Emerging Technologies to Monitor Wildfire Activity in California (LIVE)

  • 7 p.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8 p.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report California’s Top 10

  • 9 p.m.

    Senate Health Committee (3/6/19)

  • 11:30 p.m.

    Joint Legislative Audit Committee (3/5/19)

THE GOVERNOR

Nothing public announced as of 5:05 a.m. Contact: 916 445 4571.

THE DAILY BREAD

Bill Quirk for Assembly 2020 (20th AD), lunch reception, Ticket $1500, 11:30 a.m., Esquire Grill 1213 K St. Contact: 916 551 1430.


(Tom) Lackey for Assembly 2020 (36th AD), lunch, Sponsor $4700, Ticket $2000, Noon, CA New Car Dealers Assn., 1517 L St. Contact: 916 498 9223.


Mike McGuire for State Senate 2022 (2nd SD), lunch, Host $4700, Sponsor $2500, Ticket $1500, Noon, Claim Jumper, 1111 J St. Contact: 916 441 6855.


Steven Choi for Assembly 2020 (68th AD), lunch, Sponsor $4700, Ticket $2000, Noon, Mayahuel, 1200 K St. Contact: 916 498 9223.


Bill Dodd for Senate 2020 (3rd SD), lunch reception, Sponsor $4700, Patron $2500, Ticket $1500, Noon, Chicory, 1131 11th St. Contact: 916 442 0696.


Re-Elect Fiona Ma for State Treasurer 2022, birthday reception, Sponsor $7800, Patron $4600, Friend $2700, Ticket $1500, 3:30 p.m., Ella, 1131 K St. Contact: 916 442 0696.


(Adam) Gray for Assembly 2020 (21st AD), reception, Host $4700, Sponsor $2500, Ticket $1500, 5 p.m., Station 16, 1118 16th St. Contact: 209 324 4773.


Friends of Mark Stone for Assembly 2020 (29th AD), reception, Ticket $1500, 5:30 p.m., Empress, 1013 K St. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Jay Obernolte for Assembly 2020 (33rd AD), reception, Sponsor $4700, Ticket $1500, 5:30 p.m., Mikuni, 1530 J St. Contact: 916 492 9604.


Marc Berman for Assembly 2020 (24th AD), reception, Ticket $1500, 5:30 p.m., Ten Ten Room, 1010 10th St. Contact: 916 551 1430.


Evan Low for Assembly 2020 (28th AD), dinner, Two tickets $4700, Ticket $2500, 6 p.m., Kru, 3135 Folsom Blvd. Contact: 916 400 4044.


Kevin Mullin for Assembly 2020 (22nd AD), Sacramento Kings vs. Boston Celtics game, Two Tickets $3000, Ticket $2000, 7 p.m., Golden 1 Center. Contact: 916 441 6855.


Tom Daly for Assembly 2020 (69th AD), reception and Kings vs. Celtics game, Ticket $2000, 7 p.m., Golden 1 Center. Contact: 916 400 4044.

APPOINTMENTS

By Governor. Contact: 916 445 4571.

Requires Senate confirmation.

As director of the California Department of Human Resources: Eraina Ortega, 45, Sacramento, no party preference, inspector general in the Office of Audits and Investigations at the CA Dept. of Transportation since 2018. Salary: $198,024.

Do not require confirmation.

As director of the Governor’s Forest Management Task Force: Jennifer Montgomery, 58, Donner Summit, Democrat, 5th District Supervisor, Placer County, since 2009. Salary: $165,000.

As senior advisor on strategy and external affairs at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development: Aneesh Raman, 39, San Francisco, Democrat, head of economic and social impact policy at Facebook since 2017. Salary: $165,000.

KEEPING UP

The office of Asm. Jesse Gabriel has announced his full staff for the Capitol and district offices. Alicia Isaacs is chief of staff. She was most recently chief of staff for Asm. Wendy Carrillo, and was previously the interim chief of staff for Sen. Henry Stern. Catherine Coddington is district director. She was previously a consultant for the re-election campaign for LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis. Tanisha Washington is his scheduler. Washington, who has worked at the Capitol since 2000, was previously a scheduler for Asm. Carrillo and before that worked in the office of then-Asm. Sebastian Ridley-ThomasDylan Hoffman is legislative director. Hoffman was previously a legislative aide for Asm. Ian CalderonJenny Berg is a consultant for the California Legislative Jewish Caucus, of which Gabriel is vice chair. She was previously a legislative aide and consultant for the Jewish Caucus under Asm. Marc Levine. Abram Diaz is senior legislative aide. Diaz was previously a legislative aide for Asm. Carrillo and also previously worked in the office of Sen. Stern. Gabriella Castillo is a legislative aide. She was previously a Fellow in the office of Asm. Miguel SantiagoJake Itzkowitz, Mayra Valadez and Nikki Perez are all field representatives. Itzkowitz previously worked on the congressional campaign for US Rep. Katie Hill as her “get out the vote” operations lead. Valadez recently graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. And, Perez was most recently a communications fellow with the Courage Campaign. Contact: 916 319 2045.


California Strategic Advisors reports having hired Tim Kamermayer as a lobbyist and Ed Telfeyan to be Of Counsel. Both positions are new for the firm. Kamermayer was previously a lobbyist for SEIU Local 1000 and is president of the Stonewall Democratic Club of Greater Sacramento. Telfeyan is a law professor at McGeorge School of Law and was a consultant for the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee. Contact: Rae Beam, Rae@CalStrategic.com.


The League of California Cities has announced Derek Dolfie has been promoted to legislative representative, covering issues pertaining to community services and environmental quality. Dolfie was previously a legislative analyst for the League, where he has worked since December 2016. He succeeds Erin Evans-Fudem, who now works at Lighthouse Public Affairs. Contact: Kayla Woods 530 844 1744.


ClimateWorks Foundation, a San Francisco-based non-governmental organization, reports having contracted with attorney and former Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones for him to serve as a distinguished fellow for one year. In this role, Jones will work on “climate risk and financial markets” as part of the foundation’s Sustainable Finance program, specifically on its Climate Risk Analysis, Disclosure and Supervision initiative, which promotes reallocation of capital to “achieve global decarbonization.” The foundation also reports Jones will establish a new climate risk initiative in partnership with the UC Berkeley School of Law. Contact: Hannah Kurowski 219 323 9753.


Democratic Office of Communications and Outreach has announced releasing the latest podcast in its “Look West” series. In this episode, titled “Prevention & Justice,” Asm. Reggie Jones-Sawyer “links up with the folks of Ear Hustle Podcast,” a podcast on prison life, and “hears from the inmates at San Quentin State Prison on the subject of trauma-informed care, a revolutionary concept in youth justice, and how it could play a role in preventing at-risk youth from offending again.” Contact: Milena Paez 916 319 3800.


California Labor Federation has released its “Force for Progress” legislative scorecard for 2018, which grades legislators on how they voted on “key priorities” including “strengthening the middle class, fighting sexual and racial discrimination in the workplace, affordable housing, infrastructure investment, protection of immigrant workers.” Sixteen Senators and 21 Assemblymembers, all Democrats, received 100 percent. They are: Pro Tem Toni Atkins, Sens. Jim Beall, Steven Bradford, Robert Hertzberg, Ben Hueso, Hannah-Beth JacksonConnie Leyva, Mike McGuire, Holly Mitchell, Richard Pan, Nancy Skinner, Bob Wieckowski and Scott Wiener; former Sens. Ed HernandezRicardo Lara and Josh Newman; Speaker Anthony Rendon, Asms. Rob Bonta, Ian Calderon, Wendy Carrillo, Ed Chau, David Chiu, Kansen Chu, Todd Gloria, Eloise Gomez Reyes, Lorena Gonzalez, Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Ash Kalra, Kevin McCarty, Kevin Mullin, Adrin Nazarian, Bill Quirk, Miguel Santiago, Mark Stone, Phil Ting and Jim Wood; and then-Asm. Tony Thurmond. Contact: Steve Smith 510 326 4644.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

VANCOUVER, WA — Pacific Fishery Management Council, oversees waters off California, Oregon and Washington coasts, first of seven days, hears annual report on California ecosystem which found in 2018 there was a continued increase of anchovy densities, a slight increase in several indicators that gauge salmon survival and “high” growth of sea lions; forecasts for 2019 on West Coast include “a 65% percent chance of a weak El Niño year through at least the spring;” other business. 8 a.m., Hilton Vancouver Hotel, 301 W. 6th St. Contact: Chuck Tracy 503 820 2280.

 Agenda here.


Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, considers making permanent and extending statewide emergency timber harvesting regulations that were adopted after the 2017 wildfires in Northern California; emergency regulations were meant to facilitate reconstruction of residential structures, making them permanent is meant “to provide post-fire recovery relief to forest landowners who may be affected by future wildfires;” other business. 9 a.m., Resources Auditorium, 1416 9th St. Contact: 916 653 8007.

Agenda here.


LOS ANGELES — California Coastal Commission, first of three days, considers City of Malibu’s request to amend its Local Coastal Program to speed reconstruction of structures destroyed or damaged in 2018 Woolsey Fire; amendments affect rules that regard using temporary housing during reconstruction, removing trees and replacing onsite wastewater treatment systems without need for a coastal development permit; other business. 9 a.m., California African American Museum, 600 State Drive. Contact: Noaki Schwartz 562 833 5487.

Agenda here.


Gambling Control Commission, first of two days, hears presentation from Cyndi Maivia, chief of the Office of Problem Gambling in the Dept. of Public Health, on the Gambling Education and Treatment Services Program, which assists people addicted to gambling with treatment by way of interventions, self-help workbooks, one-on-one counseling and residential care; other business. 10 a.m., 2399 Gateway Oaks Dr., Hearing Room 100. Contact: Fred Castano, fcastano@cgcc.ca.gov.

Agendas here.


CAMERON PARK — Sierra Nevada Conservancy Governing Board, first of two days, on first day conservancy holds its Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program Summit to discuss “state-recognized roadmap” in support of “healthy watersheds and forests, vibrant recreation and tourism, strategic land conservation, resilient Sierra Nevada communities and an impactful regional identity for the Sierra Nevada Region.” 1 p.m., Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Dr. Contact: Tristyn Armstrong 530 823 4700.

Details here.

On Thursday, board holds regular meeting, considers authorizing a $6 million grant for Feather River Resource Conservation District to fund restoration work on 12,703 acres in Plumas County that burned in the 2007 Moonlight Fire; other business. 9 a.m., same location.

Agenda and staff reports here.

SPEECHES AND TALKS

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Secty. of State Alex Padilla addresses election cybersecurity forum hosted by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, discusses “recommendations to better secure and protect elections at the county level and beyond,” also discusses process he “recently initiated to upgrade California’s election technology and infrastructure.” 12:30 p.m., Google, 1200 Crittenden Ln. Contact: 916 653 6575.

Other listed speakers include: SD 15 candidate and former FEC Commissioner Ann Ravel.

Forum begins at 9:30 a.m.

REPORTS, STUDIES, ETC.

Judicial Council of California has released updated demographic data for state justices and judges, finds “for the 13th straight year, California’s judicial bench has grown more diverse,” noting that of former Gov. Jerry Brown’s “nearly 200 appointments made in his final year in office” women “accounted for more than half of those appointees, and 41% identified as non-white.” Contact: Blaine Corren 415 865 7740.


Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) has released “Effective Pretrial Practices Implementation Toolkit,” finds “the most influential pretrial decision points that will determine the success of the kind of pretrial programs likely envisioned in Governor Newsom’s $75 million budget proposal on pretrial services include: delegated release authority, pretrial assessments, preventative detention hearings, and pretrial diversion and monitoring.” Contact: Laura Dixon 510 384 3020.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

California Boating Congress, sponsored by the Marine Recreation Assn., recreational boaters, anglers and other maritime industry representatives discuss “the future of boating policy in California,” topics include the state’s “ever evolving political environment and its potential impact on recreational fishing,” campaigns to reduce sales and use tax on watercraft sales and “water quality legal issues.” $220. 8:30 a.m., Embassy Suites, 100 Capitol Mall. Contact: 916 441 1475.

Listed speakers include: Asm. Jim Wood; Bret Gladfelty, The Apex Group; Exec. Dir. Marko Mlikotin, California Sportfishing League.

Agenda here.


Assn. of Environmental Professionals hosts annual briefing on California Environmental Quality Act, members present findings from AEP’s survey titled “CEQA and Housing Production: 2018 Survey of California Cities and Counties,” findings include “the perceived causal relationship between CEQA review and frequent project withdrawals may be significantly overstated.” 10 a.m., Room 125. Contact: Matt Klopfenstein, matt@caladvisorsllc.com.


Connection Coalition sponsors briefing on “critical importance of timely access to behavioral health services.” 10 a.m., Rm. 112. Contact: Curtis Paullins 916 557 1167.

Listed speakers: Asm. Kansen Chu; Randal Hagar, California Psychiatric Assn.; Zima Creason, Mental Health America of California.

Followed by “Wellness Fair,” coalition members promote their services. 11 a.m., same location.


Consumer Attorneys of California and others host briefing on “forced arbitration: signing away your rights,” topics include AB 51 and SB 707. Lunch served, please RSVP. 11 a.m., Room 3191. Contact: Eric Bailey 916 669 7122.

Listed speakers: Elizabeth Colman, National Employment Lawyers Assn.; Michael Young, CA Labor Federation; Noah Lebowitz, Elizabeth Riles and Mariko Yoshihara, California Employment Lawyers Assn.

RALLIES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

Equity on the Mall, sponsored by San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, elected officials, community activists and others “bring much-needed attention to the health inequities faced by children and families living in the Valley” where “one in three families with children under 18 have incomes below the Federal Poverty Line” and “one in four schools do not have access to clean water,” say “we can change that together,” call on “state leaders to help create a healthier Valley and a more equitable California for our children and our future;” event includes “over 2000 participating San Joaquin Valley residents.” 11 a.m., West Steps. Contact: Samantha Garcia 916 996 8987.

Listed speakers include: Sens. Holly Mitchell, Melissa Hurtado and Anna Caballero; Asms. Joaquin Arambula and Devon Mathis; Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs; UFW co-founder Dolores Huerta.

Event preceded by 10 a.m. legislative briefing in Rm. 4202 on “health and racial equities” with Arambula and Sierra Health Foundation CEO Chet Hewitt; followed by 1 p.m. hearing in Rm. 112 of Senate Select Committee on Social Determinants of Children’s Well-Being chaired by Mitchell. Briefing and hearing will also be simulcast to a screen on West Steps.

MISCELLANEOUS

WEST SACRAMENTO — More than 60 cadets expected to graduate this week from CHP Academy depart on five-mile run to Peace Officers’ Memorial where they will observe a moment of silence in honor of officers killed in the line of duty. 5:15 a.m., CHP Academy, 3500 Reed Ave. Contact: Jaime Coffee 916 843 3312.

“Cadets in physical training uniforms will run in formation and sing cadence on Reed Avenue, across the Tower Bridge, and along Capitol Mall, ending at the Peace Officers’ Memorial on 10th Street and Capitol Mall.”


Bishop Jaime Soto, Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento, and others mark Ash Wednesday, read from sacred scripture, distribute ashes, etc. 8:30 a.m., North Steps. Contact: Linda Wanner, lwanner@cacatholic.org.

Event sponsored by Asm. Eloise Gómez-Reyes and California Catholic Conference.

Similar event with Soto at 5:15 p.m., Federal Building, 650 Capitol Mall.


Members of the Assn. of California State Supervisors gather for group photo, followed by legislative office visits; part of group’s annual lobby day to discuss “issues that affect the careers of excluded employees.” 9 a.m., South Steps. Contact: 916 325 4257.

Followed by ice cream social from 3 to 4 p.m. in Eureka Room.


Legislators’ Bible Discussion, sponsored by Capitol Commission, this week’s topic is John 2, “Signs From Jesus;” coffee and donuts provided. 8 a.m, Rm. 3171. Contact: Frank Erb 916 412 7625.

Followed by similar event for Capitol staff and lobbyists at Noon, Rm. 125.


Music at Noon, free lunchtime concert series, this week features “Classic Sounds of India” with Steve Oda playing sarode, Pushpa Oda playing tanpura and Michael Lewis playing tabla. Noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St. Contact: 916 442 8939.


Asian Pacific Islander Capitol Assn. sponsors “lobbyist luncheon,” members interested in joining the Third House or learning more about the lobbying trade move from table to table as they visit with a different lobbyist at each table. Noon, California Endowment, 1414 K St., Suite 500. RSVP: Jessica.Duong@asm.ca.gov.

Lobbyists listed to participate: Amanda Gualderama, Sentry Insurance; Alissa Ko, Planned Parenthood; Kathrina Gregana, California Strategies LLC; Armand Feliciano, American Property Casualty Insurance Assn.; Liza Chu, Asian Americans Advancing Justice; Mandy Lee, Platinum Advisors.


Legislative Day Reception, sponsored by Western States Petroleum Assn. Associates, “voluntary organization of diverse individuals and businesses who furnish goods and services to the oil and gas industry.” 5 p.m., MiX Downtown, 1525 L St. Contact: Fabian Urbina, furbina@wspa.org.


Black Legislative and Capital Assn. board members gather in support of “individuals who were retraumatized by the decision of the Sacramento County District Attorney not to indict officers involved in the local shooting of Stephon Clark,” “all are welcome and invited, mental health professionals will be available.” 5:30 p.m., Cafe Connection, 1007 L St. Contact: blacassoc@gmail.com.


29th Anniversary Chinese Banquet, sponsored by Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project; ticket $60. 5:30 p.m., Ming Dynasty Restaurant, 1211 Broadway. Contact: Eric Astacaan 916 719 5847.


Pro Tem Toni Atkins receives Legislator of the Year award from the California Forestry Assn. 5:30 p.m., Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, 500 J St., Outside Magnolia Ballroom. Contact: Sadalia King 916 651 4170.


TechNet hosts reception honoring 2018 Legislator of the Year, Asm. Autumn Burke, for “her work in the California legislature and support of technology and innovation for all Californians;” invite only. 5:30 p.m., Downtown and Vine, 1200 K St., #8. Contact: Courtney Jensen, cjensen@technet.org.


LOS ANGELES — Latino Community Foundation marks 25th anniversary of Prop. 187, which “sought to prevent undocumented immigrants in the state from accessing social services” and passed with “nearly 60% approval,” participants discuss impact of measure on the state’s Latino community, which “took to the streets,” and “what can be said of Latino political power in California.” 6 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art, 250 S. Grand Ave. Contact: 415 235 4020.

Listed speakers: Sen. Maria Elena Durazo; former Sen. Kevin de León; Exec. Dir. Angelica Salas, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights; Annetta Wells, Community Coalition; Pres. Antonia Hernandez, California Community Foundation; CEO Jacqueline Martinez Garcel, Latino Community Foundation.

Details here.

CANDIDATES AND COMMITTEES

Recent filings with Secretary of State.

SPONSORED COMMITTEES (Committee’s name, Name of Sponsor(s) [contributor of 80% or more of committee funds], Purpose, Treasurer’s name, address and phone number; Principal Officer(s) name, address and phone number if provided): Taxfighters for Brian Dahle for Senate 2019, sponsored by the California Correctional Peace Officers Association, California Correctional Peace Officers Assn., Supports Asm. Brian Dahle for SD 1, Nicholas Sanders, 150 Post St. Ste. 405, San Francisco, CA 94108, 415 732 7700; Stephen Walker, 755 Riverfront Dr., West Sacramento, CA 95605, 800 821 6443.

POLITICAL NOTES

Republican Brian Maryott has announced his candidacy in CD 49, challenging Democratic incumbent US Rep. Mike LevinMaryott says: “Congressman Levin’s first few months in office have shown him to be too extreme for our district. His reckless Green New Deal would cost our country millions of jobs, tens of trillions of dollars in new national debt and inflict major financial damage on San Diego and Orange County families.” Release hereMaryott is Mayor of San Juan Capistrano and is a certified financial planner. Contact: Stephen Puetz 760 716 9250.


Asm. Brian Dahle’s campaign for SD 1 reports an endorsement from Cal Fire Local 2881. Release hereDahle, a Republican, was first elected to the Assembly in 2012. Contact: Josh Cook 530 990 2665.


Former Sen. Josh Newman’s campaign for SD 29 reports endorsements from Sens. Tom UmbergConnie LeyvaMaria Elena DurazoBen AllenRichard PanMike McGuireSteven BradfordBob ArchuletaAnthony Portantino and former Sen. Ed Hernandez. Release hereNewman, a Democrat, represented SD 29 from 2016 to 2018. Contact: Dave Jacobson, dave@jacobsonzilber.com.


Lena Gonzalez’s campaign for SD 33 reports an endorsement from the California Teachers Assn. Release here. Gonzalez, a Democrat, is a member of the Long Beach City Council. Contact: Sergio Carrillo 310 748 6495.


Ana Maria Quintana’s campaign for SD 33 reports an endorsement from retired California Supreme Court Justice and former US Ambassador to Belize Carlos Moreno. Release hereQuintana, a Democrat, is vice mayor of Bell and is a municipal attorney. Contact: Yaqueline Perez 323 383 5452.

Classifieds

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PREVIEW

Thursday, March 07, 2019

NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

None scheduled.

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate — Session 9 a.m.

  • Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education (Richard Roth, 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. 4 on State Administration and General Government (Maria Elena Durazo, 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

  • 7 a.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Road To Recovery

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report CA Election Results: A Political Tsunami?

  • 9 a.m.

    Senate Floor Session (LIVE)

  • 10 a.m.

    Assembly Floor (LIVE upon Adj.)

  • 11 a.m.

    Senate Budget Subcommittee #2 (LIVE upon Adj.)

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Senate Budget Subcommittee #1 (LIVE upon Adj.)

  • 7 p.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 7:30 p.m.

    Road To Recovery

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report CA Election Results: A Political Tsunami?

  • 9 p.m.

    Senate Floor Session (3.7.19)

  • 11:30 p.m.

    Senate Floor Session (3.7.19)

THE GOVERNOR

Nothing public announced.

THE DAILY BREAD

SAN FRANCISCO — Fiona Ma for State Treasurer 2022, birthday reception, VIP $7800, Chair $2500, Sponsor $1000, Host $500, Friend $250, Ticket $150, 5 p.m., TransAmerica Pyramid, 48th Floor, 600 Montgomery St. Contact: 415 572 0890.

VIP dinner follows reception, 7:30 p.m., location upon RSVP.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

Wildlife Conservation Board, considers approving $900,000 grant from Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Fund of 2002 (Prop. 50) and $485,000 grant from Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air and Coastal Protection Bond Fund of 2006 (Prop. 12) for Trust for Public Land to purchase 1,415 acres in the Mojave Desert; the land, near Lake Isabella in Kern County, contains year-round surface water and a stream corridor that provides “essential habitat for neotropical birds and special status species including southwestern willow flycatcher, desert tortoise and Mohave ground squirrel;” other business. 10 a.m., Natural Resources Building, 1416 9th St. Contact: 916 445 8448.

Agenda and staff reports here.


California Water Quality Monitoring Council, discusses initiatives that its staff working on groundwater and “safe drinking water” would like to add to the Source Water Protection Plan, which consists of several programs that monitor pollution coming from municipal dumps, agricultural land, storm water systems and other potential sources; other business. 10 a.m., Cal/EPA, Klamath Room, 1001 I St. Contact: Nick Martorano, nicholas.martorano@waterboards.ca.gov.

Agenda here.


Law and Policy Committee, Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses proposed regulatory amendments that add political appointees to the list of state agency officials prohibited from making “disproportionate” use of gifted tickets and clarify the definition of “fair value” when a ticket or luxury box pass does not have a value indicated on its face; other business. 10 a.m., 1102 Q St., Suite 3800. Contact: Jay Wierenga 916 322 7761.

Agenda here.


SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, considers staff recommendation to approve “Alameda Landing Waterfront Project” which includes demolition of warehouses and concrete wharf on 22-acre site to develop a mixed-use neighborhood and waterfront park, adding up to 400 residential units, 5000 square feet of retail space, a new waterfront promenade with a dock and kayak launch; other business. 1 p.m., Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale St., Yerba Buena Room. Contact: Rebecca Coates-Maldoon 415 352 3634.

Agenda here.

SPEECHES AND TALKS

Capitol Network sponsors luncheon and conversation with Asm. Rebecca Bauer-Kahan and Katie Orr, KQED, who discuss “the importance of supporting women colleagues by sharing firsthand experiences from throughout their careers and celebrating the unprecedented number of female leaders in the California state legislature.” $20. Noon, California Dental Assn., 1201 K St., 15th Floor. Contact: capitolnetworkit@gmail.com.

Details here.


She Shares sponsors conversation with First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom moderated by Karen Breslau, “narrative strategist with Feature Well Stories;” Siebel Newsom discusses “her plans to remake political tradition;” light appetizers, beer and wine served; $65. 5:30 p.m., Sheraton Grand, 1230 J St. Contact: Tamara Torlakson, tt@tamaratorlakson.com.

Program begins at 6 p.m. Tickets here.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

California Biofuels Coalition sponsors legislative briefing, industry representatives discuss “biofuels role in displacing petroleum diesel,” renewable propane, ethanol, etc. Noon, Rm. 127. Contact: Thomas Lawson, thomas@cngvc.org.

Lunch from Beach Hut Deli, attendance may be reportable.


Community College League and others release results of #RealCollege Survey that gauged “basic needs of California’s community college students,” findings include that “among the 40,000 California Community College Students who participated in the survey, an estimated 40%-60% responded they are food insecure;” lunch served. Noon, California Library, Room 500, 914 Capitol Mall. Contact: Laura Murrell 916 245 5030.

Listed speakers: Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, CA Community Colleges; CEO Larry Galizio, Community College League; Sara Goldrick-Rab, Temple University; Pamela Luster, Mesa College; Debbie Cochrane, Institute for College Access and Success; student TreShawn Weatherspoon, American River College; Colleen Ganley, Chancellor’s Office; moderator Keith Curry, Compton College.


Assembly Local Government Committee hosts briefing on “the basics of local government,” representatives from California State Assn. of Counties and others discuss “everything you want to know about counties, cities, special districts” and local agency formation commissions. 1:30 p.m., Rm. 447. Contact: Dixie Petty 916 319 3958.

MISCELLANEOUS

California Latino Capitol Assn. Foundation holds Chisme and Chorizo, “come enjoy great food with great company,” chorizo, soyrizo, eggs, beans, chips, tortillas and salsa served. Noon, Second floor patio with access through Asm. Jose Medina’s office in Rm. 2141. Contact: clcaf.events@gmail.com.


LAS VEGAS — Pro Tem Toni Atkins tours Carpenters International Training Center (ITC), a 1.2 million sq. ft. facility with more than 15,000 members participating annually in leadership training programs. 2:30 p.m., 212 Carpenters Union Way. Contact: Sadalia.King@sen.ca.gov.


LOS ALTOS — Asm. Marc Berman hosts third annual District Open House at his Los Altos District Office, discusses “his first term in the California State Assembly as well as his goals for 2019.;” light refreshments served. 4 p.m., 5050 El Camino Real, Suite 117. Contact: Kaitlin Curry 916 319 2024.


Capital Fellows Alumni Assn. and CA Council on Science and Technology Fellows hold joint mixer, “come mingle with Fellow alumni, current Fellows and friends.” 5 p.m., CCST Office, 1130 K St., Suite 280. Contact: Tyler.Aguilar@ucop.edu.

More details here.