Tuesday

October 17, 2017

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NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

None scheduled.

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate, Assembly — Recess, reconvene January 3, 2018.

California Channel Tentative Programming

  • 1 a.m.

    Senate Informational Hearing on Manufactured Homes (10.2.17)

  • 7 a.m.

    Politics on Tap

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Road to Recovery

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report 615: State Auditor Nurses

  • 9 a.m.

    The Commonwealth Club

  • 10 a.m.

    Assembly LegiSchool Town Hall Meeting LIVE

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Senate Public Safety Committee LIVE

  • 3 p.m.

    California Conversations with James Brulte

  • 5 p.m.

    CA Oil Recycling

  • 7 p.m.

    Politics On Tap

  • 7:30 p.m.

    Road to Recovery

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report 615: State Auditor Nurses

  • 9 p.m.

    Assembly LegiSchool Town Hall Meeting (10.18.17)

THE GOVERNOR

WALNUT — Gov. Jerry Brown and Sen. Josh Newman visit veterans resource center at Mt. San Antonio College where veterans are connected with “education, housing, health care and employment services, as well as other resources and support to help ease the transition back into their communities.” 3:30 p.m., 1100 N. Grand Ave. Contact: 916 445 4571.

Followed by media availability. Credentialed media only; RSVP to Lisa.Murphy@sen.ca.gov by 11 a.m.

THE DAILY BREAD

FONTANA — Connie Leyva for Senate 2018 (20th SD), “tee time,” Drink Cart Sponsor $2000 (includes foursome), Lunch Buffet Sponsor $1500 (includes foursome), Tee Sponsor $500 (includes two golfers), Foursome $750, Single Golfer $200, 8 a.m shotgun start, Sierra Lakes Golf Club, 16600 Clubhouse Dr. Contact: 916 551 1470.


(Brian) Jones for Senate 2018 (38th SD), mid-morning coffee, Sponsor $4400, Ticket $2000, 10 a.m., Ambrosia, 1030 K St. Contact: 916 498 9223.


Sharon Quirk-Silva for Assembly 2018 (65th AD), brunch, Contributions $4400, $2500, $1000, 10 a.m., Chicory, 1131 11th St. Contact: 916 442 0696.

FULLERTON — Reception with Gov. Jerry Brown, Sponsors $1000-$4400, individual tickets sold out, 5:30 p.m., D’Vine, 132 W. Commonwealth Ave. Contact: 213 605 5471.


DANA POINT — Pat Bates for Senate 2018 (36th SD), campaign kickoff with US Rep Mimi Walters, Chair $2500, Co-Chair $1500, Sponsor $1000, Co-Sponsor $500, Couple $400, Ticket $200, 5:30 p.m., Home of Anne and Mike Crawford, on Strand Beach. Contact: 916 492 9604.


LOS ANGELES — Betty Yee for Controller, birthday celebration, Co-host $2500, Platinum $1000, Gold $500, Silver $250, Ticket $100, 6 p.m., Address upon RSVP. Contact: dailysmith@gmail.com.

KEEPING UP

Cal Capitol Group reports having added John Duncan as a senior executive to its advocacy and consulting firm. Duncan’s most recent position was as senior vice president of government relations for Western Dental Services. Prior to that, he worked as vice president of government affairs for US HealthWorks from 2012 to 2016. Duncan began his career in the 1980s, holding various posts in Ronald Reagan’s Dept. of Defense and continuing on to work under three different administrations in Sacramento. During Arnold Schwarzenegger’s tenure as governor he was the director of the Dept. of Industrial Relations. Contact: Don Schinske 916 444 1500.


Board of Equalization member Jerome Horton reports having been presented an award from the Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program for his “support of Asian business owners and for empowering California entrepreneurs to minimize the burdens of taxation, create jobs and grow sustainable businesses in California.” Horton received the award Saturday at the group’s conference in Alhambra. Contact: Jean Nakano 916 324 1685.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, private security disciplinary review committee, Northern California, holds hearings on appeals by seven people who were denied licenses to work as security guards and 14 whose licenses were suspended; other business. 9 a.m., Dept. of General Services Rm. 207, 3737 Main St. Contact: Jasmine Argo 916 575 7064.

Agenda here.


State Water Resources Control Board, public hearing to consider adopting a cannabis cultivation policy and “general waste discharge requirements” for water used by marijuana growers; say requirements to be enacted later may include “instream flow objectives, limits on diversions, requirements for screening of diversions and elimination of barriers to fish passage,” plus “requirements on groundwater extractions that the State Water Board determines to be reasonably necessary;” other business. 9:30 a.m., Cal/EPA, 1001 I St. Contact: Contact: George Kostyrko,  george.kostyrko@waterboards.ca.gov.

Agenda here.


Building Standards Commission, quarterly meeting, considers re-adopting emergency building standards for new exterior balconies like the one that collapsed in Berkeley in 2015, killing six people and injuring seven, standards apply to state-owned buildings, educational structures and residential facilities such as apartments and hotels; emergency rules were adopted originally in January and re-adopted once but the Dept. of Housing and Community Development and the Division of the State Architect requested third re-adoption to allow them more time to develop their own corresponding regulations; other business. 10 a.m., 400 R St., first floor hearing room. Contact: 916 263 0916.

Agenda here.


LOS ANGELES — CA State Athletic Commission, discusses three alternatives that could “potentially improve judging in boxing for the athletes, the officials, and the public:” allowing boxing judges to use television monitors like those used in mixed martial arts, increasing the number of judges from 3 to 5, or allowing one judge to score via a monitor; other business. 10 a.m., Hilton LAX, 5711 W. Century Blvd. Contact: Andy Foster 916 263 2195.

Agenda here.


California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority, considers waiving sales tax on $92.7 million worth of equipment purchased by CalPlant I LLC in Willows for the production of medium density fiberboard from rice straw grown in fields in the Sacramento Valley; CalPlant notes the fiberboard is typically made from wood or wood byproducts like sawdust, and the company will use a high-pressure refiner to process the straw and add resin before it dries into the fiberboard; other business. 10:30 a.m., 801 Capitol Mall, Rm. 150. Contact: Marc Lifsher, marc.lifsher@treasurer.ca.gov.

Agenda here.


California Pollution Control Financing Authority, considers authorizing $47.5 million in revenue bonds for Napa Recycling & Waste Services “to finance the purchase of California Air Resources Board Compliant (CARB) collection vehicles, commercial vehicles, carts, bins, containers, and the construction of a Biomass facility, and to refurbish material recovery equipment, and replace green and food waste processing equipment;” other business. Upon adjournment of CAEATFA meeting, 801 Capitol Mall Rm. 150. Contact: Marc Lifsher, marc.lifsher@treasurer.ca.gov.

Agenda here.

SPEECHES AND TALKS

FRESNO — Gubernatorial candidate John Cox, “who is in second place in the most recent public statewide poll,” addresses luncheon sponsored by The Maddy Institute at CSU Fresno, discusses campaign. 12:20 p.m., Piazza Del Pane, 8043 N Cedar Ave. Contact: Matt Shupe 415 735 8491.

Luncheon begins at 11:15 a.m.


Amory Lovins, cofounder and chief scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute who has served as “an energy advisor to major firms and governments in more than 65 countries, ” address forum sponsored by California Energy Commission, discusses “a fresh view of energy efficiency, which is a cornerstone of California’s march toward an economy based on clean sustainable energy.” 1 p.m., California Secretary of State Auditorium, 1500 11th St. Contact: 916 654 4287.


BUENA PARK — Board of Equalization member Jerome Horton addresses annual conference sponsored by California Assessors’ Assn., discusses “declining employment, income, affordable housing and homeownership in California and his recommended legislative and policy actions to address these issues.” 1:30 p.m., Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel, 7675 Crescent Ave. Contact: Jean Nakano 916 445 4154.


Nick Bloise, Republican candidate for AD 8, addresses meeting of the Republicans of River City, discusses future elections and Voters Choice Act which will allow all counties, except Los Angeles, to conduct all mailed-ballot elections in 2020. 7 p.m., Black Bear Diner, 1830 Arden Way. Contact: Carl Burton 916 485 5741.

REPORTS, STUDIES, ETC.

Dept. of Finance has released its latest Finance Bulletin, reports September “revenues came in $190 million above the month’s forecast; for the fiscal year to date, they’re up $666 million.” Contact: H.D. Palmer 916 323 0648.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

CA Fuel Cell Partnership sponsors public forum on “accelerating commercialization in California,” staff discuss its “Vision 2030” plan to achieve “market acceleration” of fuel cell electric vehicles and hydrogen stations, deployment of fuel cell electric buses and introduction of fuel cell electric trucks, topics include “hydrogen and the grid” and plans for upcoming fuel cell vehicles. 8:45 a.m., CA Energy Commission, 1516 9th St. Contact: 916 371 2870.

Agenda here.


2017 Assn. of California Water Agencies Regulatory Summit, this one focusing on water losses from leaky systems and other problems, water managers and experts discuss “new requirements to ‘reduce water supplier leaks and water losses’,” also discuss the Water Loss Technical Assistance Program; setting water loss performance standards; water loss detection and control technologies and funding water loss prevention programs; $405, breakfast and lunch served. 9 a.m., Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown Arena, 300 J St. Contact: Ashley Kravchuk 916 441 4545.

Speakers listed: Kathy Tiegs, Tim Worley, Sue Mosburg and Brian Hastey, ACWA; Diana Brooks and Keith Wallace, Dept. of Water Resources; Ed Osann, Natural Resources Defense Council; Fiona Sanchez, Irvine Ranch Water District; Jim Peifer, City of Sacramento; Reinhard Sturm, Water Systems Optimization; Steve Cavanaugh, Cavanaugh & Associates; Sofia Marcus, Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power; Mary Ann Dickinson, California Water Efficiency Partnership; Max Gomberg and Brian Kinney, State Water Resources Control Board; Richard Harris, Easy Bay Municipal Utility District; Joseph Berg, Municipal Water District of Orange County and Pia Jacobsen, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.


SANTA MONICA — CalChamber sponsors 2017 Public Affairs Conference, first of two days, policymakers and others discuss “the major policy challenges facing legislators in the final year of the two-year session,” including “housing, healthcare and technology,” highlight the 2018 gubernatorial race and contests for the other seven constitutional offices. $800. 1 p.m., Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave. Contact: Amanda Brincat 916 444 6670 X212.

Listed speakers include: Sens. Steve Glazer, Bob Hertzberg, Henry Stern and Scott Wilk; Asms. Catharine Baker, Raul Bocanegra, Anna Caballero, Matt Dababneh, Brian Dahle, Vince Fong, Adam Gray, Tim Grayson, Jacqui Irwin, Kevin Kiley, Miguel Santiago and Marc Steinorth.

Details here.

MISCELLANEOUS

EL MONTE — Treasurer John Chiang, who is running for Governor, receives endorsements from US Reps Judy Chu and Grace Napolitano and Asm. Ed Chau. 8:30 a.m., 3130 Tyler Ave. Contact: Kate Chapek 213 219 2671.

Also: tours City of Hope campus, 9:30 a.m., 15000 E. Duarte Rd., Duarte; tours East Valley Community Health Clinic, 11:45 a.m., 17840 Villa Corta St., La Puente; tours San Gabriel Valley Water Authority, 1 p.m., 1720 W. Cameron Ave., Ste. 100, West Covina; and joins “riverwalk” with local environmentalists, 2:30 p.m., 100 N. Old San Gabriel Canyon Rd., Azusa.


FOLSOM — US Rep. Doris Matsui and others celebrate completion of the new Folsom Dam Auxiliary spillway that US Bureau of Reclamation began constructing in 2008, also unveils design of a dedication plaque that will be placed near the spillway. 10 a.m., Folsom Dam Overlook off of Folsom Lake Crossing Rd. Contact: Lauren Dart 202 225 7163.

“No site entry after 9:30 a.m… Folsom Lake Crossing Road will be closed to thru-traffic from East Natoma St to Folsom Auburn Road from 8:45 a.m. to approx. 12:30 p.m.”


SAN DIEGO — Sen. Toni Atkins attends Friends of Balboa Park annual awards luncheon, presents Betty Peabody Young Emerging Leader of Balboa Park Award to Ira Bauer-Spector of the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet. 11 a.m., Balboa Park Club, 2144 Pan American West. Contact: David Rolland 619 645 3133.

Later in Hillcrest, Atkins leads community celebration after Governor signed SB 179, which “enables more transgender, intersex and nonbinary Californians to obtain state-issued identity documents that accurately reflect their gender.” 5 p.m., San Diego LGBT Community Center, 3909 Centre St.

Following celebration, Atkins attends Ocean Beach Town Council’s annual “Obie” Awards Dinner. Approx. 6:30 p.m., Wonderland Ocean Pub, 5083 Santa Monica Ave.


Pacific Research Institute uploads latest edition of “Another Round with PRI” podcast, this episode features Pres. Dorothy Rothrock, CA Manufacturing and Technology Assn., who discusses “the state of manufacturing in California today” and “how this year’s legislative session will impact manufacturers, and what can be done to bring back manufacturing jobs.” Noon, Listen here. Contact: Tim Anaya 916 389 9774.


“Take a Hike! City Walks in Downtown Sacramento,” sponsored by Dept. of Parks and Recreation, one in a series of monthly walks to promote healthy living, this one 3.1 miles to Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and back. Departs 12:10 p.m., 10th St. sidewalk in front of West Steps. Contact: Dolores Mejia 916 654 5454.


SAN DIEGO — AG Xavier Becerra and others host town hall for active duty servicemembers on “consumer protection issues facing the military community in California.” 1:45 p.m., Naval Base San Diego, 32nd St. Naval Station, 3455 Senn St. Contact: 415 703 5837

Also listed: Paul Kantwill, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office of Servicemember Affairs.

Becerra also available with US Rep. Juan Vargas and others prior to forum on sex trafficking. 4 p.m., San Diego City College, Multipurpose Room MS 140, 1551 C St. (Forum starts at 4:30 p.m.)


MILLBRAE — San Mateo County Republican Party hosts annual Lincoln Reagan Dinner, features US Rep. Devin Nunes; “it will be an enchanting evening of great food, breathtaking scenery and political insight from local, state and national leaders.” 6:30 p.m., Green Hills Country Club, 500 Ludeman Ln. Contact: 650 931 4596.

THIRD HOUSE

Recent filings with Secretary of State.

CLIENT ADDITIONS (Lobbying firm, client name, filing date): Khouri Consulting, Stanislaus Council of Governments, 10/13/17… Mark A. Levitan, Attorney at Law, Bridgeport Indian Colony, 10/13/17.

CLIENT DELETIONS (Lobbying firm, client name, filing date): The Ochoa & Moore Law Firm, A Professional Corporation, National University, 10/13/17.

NEW REGISTRATIONS (Lobbyist name, firm name, filing date): Paul Stenovec, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co., 10/13/17.

LOBBYISTS WITHDRAWING REGISTRATION (Lobbyist name, firm name, filing date): John Keady, The Bank of New York Mellon, 10/13/17… Nicholas Stanojev, The Bank of New York Mellon, 10/13/17.

LOBBYISTS TERMINATING REGISTRATION (Lobbyist name, firm name, filing date): James Damon, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co., 10/13/17… Scott Geary, Wellington Management Company LLP, 10/13/17… Jonathan Imundo, Barclays Capital Inc., 10/13/17… Li Tao, Barclays Capital Inc., 10/13/17.

CANDIDATES AND COMMITTEES

Recent filings with Secretary of State.

GENERAL PURPOSE COMMITTEES (Committee’s name, “Purpose,” Treasurer’s name, address and phone number): Making Investments Majority Insured, “Support candidates and ballot measures,” Jen Slater, 9070 Irvine Center Dr. #150, Irvine, CA 92618, 949 858 7448.

POLITICAL NOTES

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s campaign for Governor reports 21 endorsements; includes: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin, Asm. Tony Thurmond and former CDP Chair John Burton. Release and full list here. Newsom, a Democrat, was San Francisco Mayor from 2004 to 2010, the year he was elected Lieutenant Governor. Contact: Lindsey Cobia, lc@gavinnewsom.com.


Treasurer John Chiang’s campaign for Governor has released Chiang’s Road Map for Education in California,” which outlines “strengthening the foundation of quality, universal public education;” says if elected Governor, he “intends on leveling the playing field for all students by making SAT/ACT preparation to all public high schools as an elective class,” also calls for “two free years of community college where we ensure students are on the right path through participation and graduation.” Release 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: Kate Chapek 213 219 2671.


“A Progressive California” political action committee announces its formation and distributes video, “We Need Kevin,” in support of Pro Tem Kevin De León’s campaign for US Senate. Release here. Contact: Dave Jacobson 818 9434 2348.


Phil Janowicz’s campaign for CD 39 reports an endorsement from Trustee Ed Lopez, North Orange Community College Board. Release here. Janowicz, a Democrat, is the CEO of education consulting firm Quill & Abacus and he has taught chemistry at CSU Fullerton. He seeks to defeat Republican incumbent US Rep. Ed Royce. Contact: Jason Mills 714 576 4303.


Andy Thorburn’s campaign for CD 39 reports “a whooping $2,142,000 for his war chest for the September 30, 2017 deadline.” Release here. Thorburn, a Democrat, is a former high school teacher and currently leads Global Benefits Group. He seeks to defeat incumbent Republican US Rep. Ed Royce. Contact: Dave Jacobson 818 943 2348.


Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto’s campaign for AD 15 reports an endorsement from former Asm. Sandre Swanson. Release herePardue-Okimoto, a Democrat, currently serves on the El Cerrito City Council and has been a registered nurse at Alta Bates Hospital for 17 years. Contact: Andrew Acosta 916 505 3069.


Christy Smith’s campaign for AD 38 reports an endorsement from Asm. Blanca Rubio. Release here. Smith, a Democrat, is currently board clerk for the Newhall School District Governing School Board. Contact: Dave Jacobson 818 943 2348.


Wendy Carrillo’s campaign for AD 51 reports an endorsement from Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar. Release hereCarrillo, a Democrat, is a labor activist, journalist and speechwriter. Contact: Lisa Gasperoni 916 803 0433.

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PREVIEW

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

LOS ANGELES — Pro Tem Kevin de León kicks off his campaign for US Senate. 12:30 p.m., Los Angeles Trade Technical College, 400 W. Washington Blvd. Contact: Roger Salazar 916 284 1255.

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate — Recess, reconvene January 3, 2018.

  • Public Safety (Nancy Skinner, Chair), 1:30 p.m., Rm. 4203. Subject — Violent Protests & Police Response.
    • Listed to testify: Dir. Manny Alvarez, Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; Mark Katrikh, Weisenthal Center, Director of Professional Training Program and Director of Museum Operations and Experience, Museum of Tolerance; Margo Bennett, Police Chief, University of California Berkeley; Lieut. Dan Montgomery, Berkeley Police Department; Warren Stanley, Acting Commissioner, California Highway Patrol; Stephen M. Wagstaffe, San Mateo County District Attorney.

Assembly — Recess, reconvene January 3, 2018.

California Channel Tentative Programming

  • Midnight

    Senate Public Safety Committee (10.18.17)

  • 3 a.m.

    California Conversations with James Brulte

  • 7 a.m.

    Schools On Point

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8:30 a.m.

    The Maddy Report 617: Follow the Money

  • 9 a.m.

    Assembly Informational Hearing on Housing Affordability for Middle Class (10.2.17)

  • Noon

    Senate Informational Hearing on Electricity Landscape (8.23.17)

  • 5 p.m.

    California: State of Arts and Humanities

  • 7 p.m.

    Schools On Point

  • 7:30 p.m.

    Road Trip with Huell Howser

  • 8:30 p.m.

    The Maddy Report 617: Follow the Money

  • 9 p.m.

    Assembly Informational Hearing on Housing Affordability for Middle Class (10.2.17)

THE GOVERNOR

Nothing public announced as of 5:25 a.m. Contact: 916 445 4571.

THE DAILY BREAD

SEASIDE — Bill Monning 2016 Officeholder Account (17th SD) or Healthy California – Senator Bill Monning BMC (#1393802), golf outing, Foursome $2000, Player $600, Noon modified shotgun start, Black Horse Golf Course, 2 McClure Way. Contact: 916 551 1470.

Boxed lunches, hosted beer and beverages on course; 4:30 p.m. awards reception.


WESTMINSTER — Janet Nguyen for Senate 2018 (34th SD), 9th annual “Taste of Asia,” Emperor $4200, Empress $3200, Diamond $2000, Sponsor $1500, Double Bamboo $400, Ticket $250, 5:30 p.m., Bleu Restaurant, 14160 Beach Blvd. Contact: 714 705 0773.

Special guest Chair Jim Brulte, CA Republican Party.


ORANGE COUNTY– Betty Yee for Controller, birthday celebration, Co-host $2500, Platinum $1000, Gold $500, Silver $250, Ticket $100, 6 p.m., Address upon RSVP. Contact: dailysmith@gmail.com.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

Board of Occupational Therapy, first of two days, considers establishing a pilot apprenticeship program that would allow community colleges to pay occupational therapists who agree to supervise students fulfilling their fieldwork requirement for licensure as an occupational therapy assistant; other business. 9:15 a.m., Hyatt Regency, 1209 L StContact: 916 263 2294.

Thursday meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.

Agenda and staff reports here.


California Water Commission, considers adopting regulations for urban water districts to follow when reporting annual losses in potable water caused by pipeline leakage, metering inaccuracies or other network flaws that result in an imbalance between amount of potable water produced and consumed; other business. 9:30 a.m., 1416 Ninth St. Contact: 916 651 0825.

Agenda here.


Financial Solvency Standards Board, advises director of Dept. of Managed Health Care on matters related to financial solvency of health care organizations, discusses the department’s review of 2018 Individual Market Rates it finalized earlier this month that detail health plans’ proposed rate increases and other changes; other business. 10 a.m., 980 9th St. Contact: Rachel Arrezola 916 445 7442.

Agenda here.


California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, considers approving $602,036 in annual federal tax credits for Good Shepard Homes Preservation LP to manage acquisition and rehabilitation of 69 units of affordable housing located at 510 and 512 Centinela Avenue in Inglewood; other business. 11 a.m., 915 Capitol Mall Rm. 587. Contact: Marc Lifsher, marc.lifsher@treasurer.ca.gov.

Telemeeting available, call in: 888 557 8511, code: 565115.

Agenda here.


MODESTO — California Transportation Commission, first of two days, considers authorizing 90 new highway maintenance projects totaling $846 million to the budget for 2018 State Highway Operation and Protection Program “due to SB 1,” which raised the fuel tax by 12 cents per gallon effective Nov. 1; other business. 1 p.m., Stanislaus County Administration Building Chambers, Basement Level, 1010 10th St. Contact: Douglas Remedios 916 654 4245.

Agenda and staff reports here.

Followed by 5:30 p.m. Commission reception, Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St.; reception followed by 7 p.m. commissioner’s dinner, Galleto Ristorante, 1101 J St. Second day of meeting starts at 9 a.m.

SPEECHES AND TALKS

Author Sasha Abramsky addresses speaker series sponsored by UC Center Sacramento, discusses “food insecurity” and “policy solutions that are being discussed and in some cases implemented;” lunch served. Noon, 1130 K St., Rm. LL3. Contact: Brooke Miller-Jacobs 916 445 5161.

Details here.


SAN FRANCISCO — Sen. Scott Wiener addresses annual California Apartment Assn. Board of Directors dinner, discusses “his legislative work on housing and what he sees coming up next for housing in California.” 7 p.m., Citizen Hotel, 926 J St. Contact: Jeff Cretan, Jeff.Cretan@asm.ca.gov.

Cocktails begin at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

California Independent System Operator hosts Stakeholder Symposium, first of two days, energy executives and others discuss “important trends and developments affecting the energy supply system,” topics include “electricity and the new economy,” “unlocking California’s renewables ‘dividend,'” “what does electrification mean to our economy” and “vision for a low carbon grid.” 9:15 a.m., Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St. Contact: Anne Gonzales, agonzales@caiso.com.

Listed speakers include: Pro Tem Kevin de Leon; Pres. Steve Berberich, California ISO; Chair Mary Nichols, Air Resources Board; Pres. Catherine Rheis-Boyd, Western States Petroleum Assn.; Pres. Michael Picker, CA Public Utilities Commission.

Details here.


LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Times sponsors summit, “The View from California,” part of its “Great Transformations Series,” policymakers, strategists and others discuss “the state’s role in shaping the national debate on issues ranging from immigration to climate change” and “what it means for our future.” $25. 6 p.m., Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown, 899 Francisco St. Contact: 213 283 2274.

Listed speakers include: Sen. Bob Hertzberg; US Rep. Nancy Pelosi; Luis Alvarado, Republican strategist; Lynn Vavreck, UCLA; John Myers and Christina Bellantoni, Los Angeles Times.

Details here.

MISCELLANEOUS

SAN JOSE — DMV Assistant Chief Deputy Director Sonia Huestis and others celebrate placement of DMV self-service terminal at Safeway grocery store, say terminals are now at 14 Bay Area grocery stores serving as “a convenient option for customers who want their vehicle registration card and license plate tag immediately.” 9 a.m., Safeway, 2980 E. Capitol ExpresswayContact: 916 657 6438.

Also listed: Jimmy Costillas, Safeway.

Later, Huestis celebrates placement of terminal at San Francisco Safeway at 2 p.m., 2300 16th St., Unit 203.


SAN DIEGO — Lance Christiansen, CA Dept. of Tax and Fee Administration; Audrey Rowe, Franchise Tax Board and Clark Seethaler, Employment Development Dept. host seminar for nonprofit and exempt organizations sponsored by CDTFA, topics include sales tax and compliance for exempt organizations. 9 a.m., Mission Valley Branch Library, 2123 Fenton Pkwy. Contact: Paul Cambra 916 327 8988.


CUDAHY — Speaker Anthony Rendon and others launch Tournaround Arts program at LAUSD’s Ellen Ochoa Learning Center, bring “infusion of arts and music education” to a school for K-8 students. 12:15 p.m., 5027 Live Oak St. Contact: Jacob Campbell 310 482 3134.

Followed by classroom visits and student assembly.

Also listed: Architect Frank Gehry and Malissa Feruzzi Shriver.


Music at Noon, free lunchtime concert series, this week features violinist Anita Fetsch Felix and pianist Miles Graber. Noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N Street. Contact: 916 442 8939.


SAN DIEGO — Sen. Toni Atkins attends dedication ceremony to rename a portion of the La Vereda road as Walter Munk Way in recognition of the “renowned oceanographer.” 3 p.m., Kellogg Park, 8300 Camino del Oro. Contact: David Rolland 619 645 3133.


California Mental Health Planning Council co-sponsors screening of “The S Word,” documentary made by suicide attempt survivor who interviews “a number of survivors to understand the impacts of suicide and recognize that it’s okay to talk when we’re struggling emotionally and psychologically;” free. 3:30 p.m., Crest Theater, 1013 K St. Contact: Lester Robancho 916 445 8696.


SANTEE — Asm. Randy Voepel hosts “listening session,” part of district-wide Listening Tour, discusses legislation, etc. 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 10601 Magnolia Ave. Contact: Mason.Herron@asm.ca.gov.