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October 24, 2019

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NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

State Auditor Elaine Howle announces new publicly available “online dashboard” that ranks “fiscal health of over 470 California cities” according to 10 “key” indicators, says her office will use these municipal analyses to determine “which cities to send audit teams into to get local officials’ perspective regarding the areas of concern” and “if this assessment determines that it would be beneficial to conduct an official audit of the respective city” then an audit request will be submitted to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee. 10 a.m., State Auditor’s Office, 621 Capitol Mall, Suite 1200. Contact: Margarita Fernández 916 445 0255 x343.


STOCKTON — Jeremy Arrich, Dept. of Water Resources; Joshua Jimerfield, US Army Corps of Engineers; and others mark Flood Preparedness Week, promote state’s flood management efforts and encourage Californians to be ready for flood season; say “recent wildfires and the impacts of climate change make it more important than ever for the public to be ‘Flood Ready.'” 11 a.m., DWR Stockton Rock Yard, 1404 West Weber Ave. Contact: Chris Orrock 916 480 5414.

Also listed: San Joaquin County Supervisor Miguel Villapudua; Michael Cockrell, former San Joaquin County OES Director.


DAVIS — Asm. Rob Bonta and others mark Filipino American History Month, discuss $1 million in state funding for the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies at UC Davis, which “is the first of its kind and will serve as a research hub for California and the nation.” Noon, 3201 Hart Hall, UC Davis, One Shields Ave. Contact: Jerome Parra 916 319 2018.

Also listed: Robyn Magalit Rodriguez, Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies.


LANCASTER — Sen. Scott Wilk and others promote Antelope Valley Fair’s “Kids Feeding Kids” program that allows children participating in 4-H, Future Farmers of America and other agricultural vocational programs who auction livestock at the fair to donate the meat from the animals they’ve sold to local food banks. 4 p.m., Harley Davidson Building, 2551 West Ave. H. Contact: Eileen.Ricker@sen.ca.gov.

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate — Reconvenes January 6, 2020.

  • LOS ANGELES — Select Committee on Social Determinants of Children’s Well-Being (Holly Mitchell, Chair), 10 a.m., Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 West Adams Blvd. Subject — Past, Present and Future: Immigration in Los Angeles and California’s Investments in Immigrant Children.
    • Listed to testify: Dr. Jody Agius Vallejo, University of Southern California; Marcela Ruiz,  California Department of Social Services; René Mollow, Department of Health Care Services; David O’Brien, California Student Aid Commission; Lea Bush, Jewish Family Services of San Diego; Senait Admassu, African Communities Public Health Coalition; Odessa Berry-Powers, Children’s Law Center of California; Joseph Villela, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights.

Assembly — Reconvenes January 6, 2020.

  • MILPITAS — Select Committee on Hate Crimes (Kansen Chu, Chair), 6 p.m., Milpitas Unified School District, 1331 E. Calaveras Blvd. Subject –Compassionate California.
    • Listed to testify: Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran; Fremont Vice Mayor Raj Salwan; Imam Tahir Anwar, South Bay Islamic Association; Diane Fisher, Jewish Community Relations Council of Silicon Valley; Rajeev Singh, Hindu American Foundation; Father Jon Pedigo, Catholic Charities of Silicon Valley; Girish Shah, Jain Center of Northern California; Master Jian Sheng, Chung Tai Zen Center; Nivair Singh, Sikh Coalition.

THE GOVERNOR

LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom receives briefing from state fire, emergency and health and human services officials on “fire threats and Public Safety Power Shutoff decisions by utility companies.” 10 a.m., Governor’s Office, 300 South Spring St. Contact: 916 445 4571.

Later, with “child care providers, parents and community leaders in Los Angeles,” Newsom discusses having signed AB 378, “gives child care providers the right to join a union and collectively bargain with the state.” 2:15 p.m., Watts Labor Community Action, 10950 S Central Ave.

Also receives 2019 William O. Douglas Award from Public Counsel for “his work fighting for the legal rights of underrepresented communities.” 8:10 p.m., The Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills.

Part of Public Counsel Awards Ceremony which begins at 6:25 p.m.

THE DAILY BREAD

Re-Elect Fiona Ma for State Treasurer 2022, spa and lunch event, Ticket $2000, First appointments 10:30 a.m., The Inn & Spa at Parkside, 2116 6th St. Contact: 916 442 0696.

Light lunch 11:30 a.m.; final appointment 1 p.m.


DANA POINT — Pat Bates for Secretary of State, annual Oktoberfest reception, Lederhosen $2500, Bier Stein $1250, Oktoberfest $500, Couple $200, Ticket $125, 5:30 p.m., Proud Mary’s, 34689 Golden Lantern. Contact: 949 607 9844.

APPOINTMENTS

By Governor. Contact: 916 445 4571.

Require Senate confirmation.

To Occupational Safety and Health Appeals BoardMarvin Kropke, 71, Brea, Democrat, member of State Compensation Insurance Fund Board of Directors since 2013 and business manager and financial secretary of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 11 from 1997 to 2018. Salary: $138,874.

To California Agricultural Labor Relations BoardRalph Lightstone, 71, Sacramento, Democrat, member of California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board since 2019 and senior advisor on policy and legislation at California Labor and Workforce Development Agency from 2016 to 2018. Salary: $159,068.

Does not require Senate conformation.

To California Fraud Assessment CommissionBranden Lopez, 37, Irvine, Democrat, executive director of the Center for Contract Compliance since 2017. Compensation: $100 per diem.

KEEPING UP

Assembly Democratic Caucus reports the latest episode in its podcast series Look West will be uploaded today at 11 a.m. The episode features Asm. Monique Limón  and Rev. Shane B. Scott discussing Limón’s AB 539, “the fight against predatory lending in California, what is being done to stop predatory practices and what’s next.” Contact: Pablo Espinoza, pablo.espinoza@asm.ca.gov.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

CA Air Resources Board, considers approving $485 million from cap-and-trade auction proceeds for Low Carbon Transportation Program and $48 million from 2019 state budget appropriation for the Air Quality Improvement Program; other business. 9 a.m., Cal/EPA Headquarters, 1001 I St., Byron Sher Auditorium, Second floor. Contact: 916 322 2990.

Agenda here.

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Inglewood Mayor James Butts, Erick Holly, president of Inglewood Airport Area Chamber of Commerce, and others testify in favor of the “$1.2 billion” Los Angeles Clippers Arena project, say Air Resources Board “has delayed the Inglewood project for an unprecedented 10 months, potentially denying the Inglewood community $190 million in new tax revenue and an additional $100 million in community benefits that are so desperately needed.” Same time and location. Contact: Gloria Chacon, GChacon@wilsonmeany.com


OAKLAND — Board of Chiropractic Examiners, considers removing questions regarding criminal history from application to become a continuing education provider and from related regulations; other business. 9 a.m., Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport, 8400 Edes Ave. Contact: 916 263 5355.

Agenda here.


Little Hoover Commission, conducts first of two hearings on “intimate partner violence” in effort to reduce statistics such as law enforcement agencies in California receiving “an average of 457 domestic violence calls per day” or “11 percent of California homicides being related to domestic violence;” hears from researchers, service providers, attorneys and others on “where there are opportunities to better serve those affected by intimate partner violence and their recommendations on how the state can utilize those opportunities.” 9:30 a.m., Rm. 437. Contact: Krystal Beckham, krystal.beckham@lhc.ca.gov.

Listed speakers: Jeffrey Edleson, UC Berkeley; Julia Weber, Golden Gate University School of Law; Beth Hassett, WEAVE; Krista Niemczyk, California Partnership to End Domestic Violence; Lucia Corral Peña, Blue Shield Foundation of California; Matt Huckabay, The Center for Violence-Free Relationships; Tracy Lamb, Nurturing Empowerment Worth Safety (NEWS) Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse Services.

Hearing breaks for one hour between noon and 1 p.m. for regular business meeting.

Agendas here.


WEST SACRAMENTO — Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission hears Citrus Heights Police Chief Ron Lawrence discuss the use of technology in law enforcement, the limitations and storage of the required information and outside influences regarding the use of technology, followed by a presentation by POST law enforcement consultant Steven Crawford on the role POST plays in technology; other business. 9:30 a.m., 860 Stillwater Road, Suite 100. Contact: 916 227 3909

Agenda here.


Gambling Control Commission, considers renewing license for Magnolia House Casino, a 10-table cardroom in Rancho Cordova operated by Rancho’s Club Casino Inc. whose shareholders include Thomas Sheridan, Ruben Marquez and Blanca Marquez; other business. 10 a.m., 2399 Gateway Oaks Dr., Rm. 100. Contact: Fred Castano, fcastano@cgcc.ca.gov.

Agenda here.


REDDING — California Public Utilities Commission, considers charging PG&E, Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas and Electric between $5 billion and $9 billion a year, depending on PG&E’s ability to participate, through 2035 as annual dues for Wildfire Fund, which is intended to collect $10.5 billion from investor owned utilities and $10.5 billion from ratepayers to cover wildfire liabilities; other business. 10 a.m., 777 Cypress Ave. Contact: Terrie Prosper 415 703 1366.

Agenda here.


FRESNO — First 5 California Commission, considers authorizing staff request for $24 million to support county and regional coordination between local First 5 programs and public health departments for the implementation of CalWORKs’ Home Visiting services, during which nurses or other trained professionals visit homes of “vulnerable children and their families;” other business. 10 a.m., First 5 Fresno County, 2405 Tulare St., Ste. 100. Contact: Oscar Ramirez 916 263 0666.

Agenda here.


MARTINEZ — California State Lands Commission, hears update on waterfront revitalization for the town of Crockett, located on the south side of the Carquinez Strait in Contra Costa County where there have been ongoing efforts to remove in-water and shoreline debris, but current funding for the project stands at $690,748 and the entire cleanup is estimated to cost $3 million; other business. 10 a.m., Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine St. Contact: Sheri Pemberton, Sheri.Pemberton@slc.ca.gov.

Agenda here.


Delta Stewardship Council, hears presentation from Sacramento Area Council of Government Exec. Dir. James Corless on his group’s draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy which council staff has recommended for approval because it does not provide incentives for housing developments in environmentally sensitive areas of the Delta and provides for needed transportation infrastructure developments such as “multiple projects to replace structurally-deficient bridges” in the Delta; other business. Noon, Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, 828 I St. Contact: 916 445 5511.

On Friday, council holds a retreat to discuss “Council Authorities, Responsibilities and Priorities.”

Agenda here.


California ABLE Act Board, oversees state sponsored savings program for people with disabilities to accumulate up to $100,000 without having their benefits affected, welcomes Anne Osborne, who joined the CalABLE staff in September as a Staff Services Manager 1 after working the past five years as a program analyst for the California School Finance Authority; also discusses enrollments and assets which as of August 26 stood at 2038 accounts with $77,235,599 in deposits, marking an increase of 279 accounts and $1123.27 in deposits since July 15; other business. 1:30 p.m., 915 Capitol Mall, Room 587. Contact: Dante Allen 916 653 4046.

Agenda here.

Also available via TELEMEETING, 877 810 9415, access code 653-5126.

SPEECHES AND TALKS

CASTRO VALLEY — Sen. Bob Wieckowski, Asm. Bill Quirk and Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley host Halloween Safety Resource Fair “featuring brochures and other materials on safety tips for parents and children.” 3 p.m., Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave. Contact: Jeff Barbosa 916 651 4010.

The Fremont Mobility Summit event listed yesterday has been postponed.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

DANA POINT — California Retailers Assn. hosts annual membership meeting and Privacy Summit, first of two days, retailers discuss “privacy-related topics affecting the retail industry,” upcoming association initiatives and members’ priorities for 2020. 9 a.m., Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel, 1 Ritz Carlton Dr. Contact: Sarah Pollo Moo 916 410 7506.

Listed speakers include: Sen. John Moorlach; Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris; Legislative Secty. Anthony Williams, office of Gov. Gavin Newsom; Aneesh Raman, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development; CEO Rachel Michelin and Vice Pres. of Government and Regulatory Affairs Steve McCarthy, California Retailers Assn.


LOS ANGELES — Western North America Principles of Responsible Investing Symposium, investors, pension fund representatives and others discuss topics such as affordable housing, “investor responses to climate change and gun violence,” as well as “the latest developments in US and Canadia policy and implications for the future of responsible investment in the region.” 9 a.m., 333 S. Grand Ave., 3rd Floor. Contact: Bill Ainsworth, Bill.Ainsworth@treasurer.ca.gov.

Listed speakers include: Deputy Treasurer Jovan Agee; Terry Tamminen, former Cal/EPA Secretary; Brian Rice, Dana Dillon and Michael Weston, CalSTRS.

Details here.


LOS ANGELES — Asians in Energy sponsors summit on “future energy economy,” participants discuss “getting Asian businesses ready to monetize climate change,” topics include “accelerating deployment of state government financing for advanced energy technologies,” cap-and-trade funding and “entrepreneurs and start-ups shaping electric transportation, the sharing economy and commercial solar.” 9:30 a.m., California Science Museum, 700 Exposition Park Dr. Contact: Susie Wong 916 284 4870.

Listed speakers include: Sens. Lena Gonzalez, Ben Allen and Susan Rubio; Southern CA Gas COO Jimmie Cho.

Details here.

MISCELLANEOUS

IRVINE — Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris, along with Alzheimer’s Orange County and the Contractors State License Board, hosts Senior Scam Stopper workshop, participants discuss ways to protect themselves and others from fraud and scams concerning home improvement, auto repair, insurance, telemarketing and real estate. 10 a.m., 2515 McCabe Way, Suite 200. Contact: Mike Stern 949 251 0074.


Group photo for participants in “Pink Patch Project,” a collaboration between law enforcement and public safety agencies to “bring attention to the fight against breast cancer,” organized by Sacramento Sheriff’s Dept. 4 p.m., East Steps. Contact: Joe Gordon, jsgordon@sacsheriff.com.


Sacramento Press Club and California State Library present James Poniewozik, chief television critic for The New York Times, reading from his new book “Audience of One, Donald Trump, television and the fracturing of America,” which recounts “the history of TV and mass media from the Reagan era to today, explaining how a volcanic, camera-hogging antihero merged with America’s most powerful medium to become our forty-fifth president.” 5 p.m., Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building, 914 Capitol Mall. Contact: 916 234 3876.

Free, RSVP here; “donations to the Sacramento Press Club Scholarship Fund are always accepted and appreciated.”


Eric Guerra, consultant for Senate Select Committee on Manufactured Home Communities, holds reception for his Sacramento City Council re-election campaign; tickets $50-$1650, 5:30 p.m., Milano Pizza, 3900 60th St. Contact: connie@sandersemerson.com.


CAMERON PARK — Asm. Kevin Kiley and Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara host fire insurance forum, “a community discussion on how to address rising premiums and fire insurance cancellations.” 6 p.m., Cameron Park Community Services District, 2502 Country Club Dr. Contact: 916 774 4430.

THIRD HOUSE

Recent filings with Secretary of State.

CLIENT ADDITIONS (Lobbying firm, client name, filing date): Platinum Advisors, Tahoe City Public Utility District, 10/22/19.

CLIENT DELETIONS (Lobbying firm, client name, filing date): Platinum Advisors, Fearless Advocacy; Intelligent Sign Network, 10/22/19.

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): Michael P. Rives, Democratic, AD 36, 2020, Yes, 1114 W. Avenue J9, Lancaster, CA 93534, 661 902 1976… Robert J. Sexton, No Party Preference, AD 43, 2020, Yes, 2038 Holly Dr. #5, Los Angeles, CA 90068, 323 314 3473.

POLITICAL NOTES

Chris Bubser’s campaign for CD 8 reports an endorsement from the Inland Empire Labor Council, AFL-CIO. Release here. Bubser, a Democrat, is an engineer and former biotech executive. Contact: andrea@chrisbubser.com.


Don Sedgwick’s campaign for CD 45 reports an endorsement from Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do. Release hereSedgwick, a Republican, is a Laguna Hills City Councilmember. Contact: John Thomas, john@tpstrat.com.


Michelle Steel’s campaign for CD 48 reports endorsements from House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, US Reps. Ken Calvert, Paul Cook, Tom McClintock and Doug LaMalfa, and former US Reps. Dana Rohrabacher, Ed Royce, Mimi Walters, Darrell Issa, Steve Knight, Jeff Denham and David Valadao. Release hereSteel, a Republican, is an Orange County Supervisor. Contact: Sam Oh, soh@targetedvictory.com.


Melissa Fox’s campaign for AD 68 reports an endorsement from the California Young Democrats. Release here. Fox, a Democrat, is an Irvine City Councilmember and is founder and senior attorney at The Fox Firm. Contact: info@jacobsonzilber.com.


Californians to Stop Higher Property Taxes, opponents of a “$12.5 billion a year split-roll property tax measure,” report that the proponents of the measure, who withdrew their first proposal and refiled another version, “have begun gathering signatures for their second, equally flawed split-roll property tax measure, which, if passed, will be the largest tax increase in California history;” Rachel Michelin, president of the California Retailers Assn., says: “The split roll property tax measure will be a sledgehammer to brick and mortar retail and will harm working families across California as it will drive up costs for the goods and services we buy every day – like groceries, utilities, diapers, prescriptions, clothing, day care, health care and even gas. This measure will make our state even more unaffordable and hurt all Californians.” Release here. Contact: Marie Brichetto 916 648 1222.

INITIATIVES

Cleared for circulation by Secty. of State. Contact: 916 653 6575.

AUTHORIZES ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE GATHERING FOR INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM, AND RECALL PETITIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Requires Secretary of State to develop a system that allows voters to view state and local initiative, referendum, and recall petitions on Secretary of State’s website and to sign them electronically directly on the website, or to download, print, and sign the printed petitions. Requires Secretary of State or local elections official to verify these signatures. Requires Secretary of State to invite arguments for and against petitions, and to post submitted arguments on website. Requires Secretary of State’s website to include ongoing tally of each measure’s signatures received electronically or on downloaded petitions. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: One-time state and local government costs in the millions of dollars or more to develop an online system for electronic petition signature gathering. Potential net costs or savings due to changed state and local government processes for verifying petition signatures. Proponents Michael Freeman Liddell D.C., 530 651 4622 and drliddell@yahoo.com, need 623,212 valid signatures by April 20, 2020.

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EXPANDS LEGALIZATION OF CANNABIS AND HEMP. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Repeals existing conflicting laws regulating cultivation, sale, and use of cannabis and hemp. Legalizes cannabis and hemp, as defined. Expands judicial relief, including release from custody, for existing cannabis/hemp convictions. Prohibits permit, license, and tax requirements for personal uses; increases amount allowed for personal use. Prohibits commercial regulation beyond manner applicable to beer/wine; limits retail tax to 10%. Allows doctors to recommend cannabis without prescription; prohibits taxation of medicinal cannabis. Limits cannabis testing for employment or insurance purposes. Bars state or local aid to enforce federal cannabis/hemp laws. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Reduced state and local tax revenues related to the production and sale of cannabis, likely in the mid-to-high hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Reduced state and local license fee revenue – likely in excess of $100 million annually – which could result in some of the regulatory costs being supported from other fund sources (such as the state General Fund). Proponents Berton Duzy and Michael Jolson, 805 402 1212 and bduzy@prodigy.net, need 623,212 valid signatures by April 20, 2020.

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EXPANDS LEGALIZATION OF CANNABIS AND HEMP. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Repeals existing conflicting laws regulating cultivation, sale, and use of cannabis and hemp. Legalizes cannabis and hemp, as defined. Expands judicial relief, including release from custody, for existing cannabis/hemp convictions. Prohibits permit, license, and tax requirements for personal uses; increases amount allowed for personal use. Prohibits commercial regulation beyond manner applicable to beer/wine; limits retail tax to 10%. Allows doctors to recommend cannabis without prescription; prohibits taxation of medicinal cannabis. Limits cannabis testing for employment or insurance purposes. Bars state or local aid to enforce federal cannabis/hemp laws. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Reduced state and local tax revenues related to the production and sale of cannabis, likely in the mid-to-high hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Reduced state and local license fee revenue – likely in excess of $100 million annually – which could result in some of the regulatory costs being supported from other fund sources (such as the state General Fund). Proponents Patrick Hiram Moore (can be reached at 831 229 0399), Jason Tyler West (can be reached at 847 612 2460) and Jeanette Perez (can be reached at 562 896 5442), need 623,212 valid signatures by April 20, 2020.

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REPLACES STATE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY WITH SINGLE-HOUSE LEGISLATURE; INCREASES NUMBER OF LEGISLATORS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Replaces current State Senate and Assembly of 40 Senators and 80 Assemblymembers with a nonpartisan single-house legislature starting in 2022, initially consisting of 250 legislators. Starting in 2024, the single-house legislature would have one legislator for every 80,000 to 100,000 persons in California. The number of legislators would be updated every ten years to reflect population changes as reported by the national Census. Legislators in the single-house legislature would serve four-year terms, and could serve for no more than twelve years. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: One-time costs of hundreds of millions of dollars to expand the State Capitol in Sacramento, with ongoing increased building maintenance costs of a few million dollars annually. Increased state costs of millions of dollars per year to oversee elections. Increased county costs of up to the low tens of millions of dollars annually to administer elections. Increased state costs of millions of dollars for the Citizen Redistricting Commission each decade. Proponent Sharon Durst, PO Box 569, Somerset, CA 95684, needs 997,139 valid signatures by April 20, 2020.

LAW AND ORDER

The following are enforcement decisions approved by the Fair Political Practices Commission at its regular monthly meeting held on Friday, October 18, 2019. Decisions are listed by category and include a brief summary of each case and the total amount of any administrative fine in each case.

Additional information on each of the enforcement cases listed below can be found in the October agenda on the FPPC website at www.fppc.ca.gov. FPPC agendas are distributed and posted on the agency website at least 10 days prior to each monthly meeting. Contact: Jay Wierenga 916 322 7761.

Recordkeeping

In the Matter of Citizens for Kain – Assembly ’14, Palmer Kain, Jay Mosley, and Marc Baylen; FPPC No. 16/467. Staff: Christopher Burton, Senior Commission Counsel and Roone Petersen, Special Investigator. This matter arose from an audit performed by the Franchise Tax Board’s Political Reform Audit Program. Palmer Kain was successful in the June 3, 2014 Primary and unsuccessful in the November 4, 2014 General Election for Assembly. Citizens for Kain – Assembly ’14 was his candidate-controlled committee. Jay Mosley was the Committee’s treasurer. Marc Baylen was the Committee’s assistant treasurer, and acted as treasurer from July 2, 2014 until the Committee’s termination. The Committee, Kain, and Mosley failed to timely file two pre-election campaign statements for the reporting periods of January 1, 2014 through March 17, 2014 and March 18, 2014 through May 17, 2014, in violation of Government Code Sections 84200.5, subdivision (a), and 84200.7, subdivision (a) (1 count), and failed to timely report financial activity on two pre-election and two semiannual campaign statements, in violation of Government Code Section 84211, subdivisions (a) – (d), (f), and (i) – (k) (1 count). Additionally, the Committee, Kain, Mosley, and Baylen failed to maintain adequate source documentation for contributions and expenditures, in violation of Government Code Section 84104 and Regulation 18401 (1 count). Fine: $5,500.

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In the Matter of Brea Olinda Unified School District School Facilities Improvement Measure 2016 in Support of Measure K, David Hale, and Gail Lyons; FPPC No. 16/19873. Staff: Jenna Rinehart, Commission Counsel and Paul Rasey, Special Investigator. Brea Olinda Unified School District School Facilities Improvement Measure 2016 in Support of Measure K was a local primarily formed committee in support of Measure K, which appeared on the ballot in the November 8, 2016 General Election. David Hale was the Committee’s treasurer and Gail Lyons was the Committee’s principal officer. The Committee, Hale, and Lyons failed to include the Committee’s information in its disclosure statement on four separate mass mailings, in violation of Government Code Section 84305 and Regulation 18402 (1 count), and failed to include the Committee’s information in its disclosure statement on doorhangers, which also did not meet size requirements, in violation of Government Code Section 84504, Regulations 18450.4 and 18402 (1 count). Additionally, the Committee, Hale, and Lyons failed to include a disclosure statement in its robocalls, in violation of Government Code Section 84504 and Regulation 18450.4 (1 count). Fine: $4,500.

In the Matter of Friends of Sierra College 2018 – Yes on Measure E, and Kris Mapes; FPPC No. 18/337. Staff: Christopher Burton, Senior Commission Counsel. Friends of Sierra College 2018 – Yes on Measure E was a local committee primarily formed to support Sierra Joint Community College District Measure E, which appeared on the ballot in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election. Kris Mapes was the Committee’s treasurer and principal officer. The Committee and Mapes failed to timely report subvendor payments for the pre-election reporting period of April 22, 2018 through May 19, 2018, in violation of Government Code Sections 84211, subdivision (k)(6) and 84303 (1 count), and failed to include the Committee’s correct name in its disclosure statement on yard signs, which also did not meet size requirements, in violation of Government Code Sections 84502 and 84504.2, subdivision (b) (1 count). Fine: $3,000.

In the Matter of Committee in Support of Measure G 2018 and Michele Perrault; FPPC No. 18/443. Staff: Christopher Burton, Senior Commission Counsel and Paul Rasey, Special Investigator. Committee in Support of Measure G 2018 is a local primarily formed committee supporting Plumas Lake Elementary School District Measure G, which appeared on the ballot in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election. Michele Perrault is the Committee’s principal officer. The Committee and Perrault failed to include the required disclosures on six different advertisements, in violation of Government Code Sections 84502, 84504.2, and 84504.3 (1 count). Fine: $3,000.

In the Matter of Santa Monicans for Council Term Limits, Yes on Measure TL, and Nancy Coleman; FPPC No. 18/200. Staff: Christopher Burton, Senior Commission Counsel and Lance Hachigian, Special Investigator. Santa Monicans for Council Term Limits, Yes on Measure TL was a local primarily formed committee supporting Santa Monica Measure TL, which appeared on the ballot in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Nancy Coleman was the Committee’s principal officer. The Committee and Coleman failed to include the required disclosures on one print and three electronic media advertisements, in violation of Government Code Sections 84502 and 84504.3 (1 count). Fine: $2,500.

In the Matter of Betsy Tunnell; FPPC No. 16/19759. Staff: Jenna Rinehart, Commission Counsel and Garrett Micheels, Special Investigator. Betsy Tunnell, as an Independent Expenditure Committee against Measure B in the November 8, 2016 General Election, failed to include the required disclosures on each of her campaign advertisements, in violation of Government Code Section 84506 and Regulation 18450.4 (1 count). Fine: $1,500.

Cash Expenditures

In the Matter of Jaime Hurtado for Supervisor 2018, Jaime Hurtado, and Richard Teaman; FPPC No. 18/104. Staff: Megan A. Van Arsdale, Commission Counsel and Lance Hachigian, Special Investigator. Jaime Hurtado was an unsuccessful candidate for Riverside County Supervisor in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election. Jaime Hurtado for Supervisor 2018 was his candidate-controlled committee. Richard Teaman was the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee, Hurtado, and Teaman made seven cash expenditures of $100 or more in 2017, in violation of Government Code Section 84300, subdivision (b) (1 count). Fine: $2,000.

II. The following are enforcement decisions approved through the streamline penalty process and were executed by the Chief of Enforcement per Regulation 18360.2 following the October 18, 2019 meeting. Decisions are listed by category and include a brief summary of each case and the total amount of any administrative fine in each case.

Campaign Late Filer

In the Matter of Kern County Young Republicans Voting Guide and Bryan Williams; FPPC No. 18/1548. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Teri Rindahl, Political Reform Consultant. Kern County Young Republicans Voting Guide is a state slate mailer organization. Bryan Williams is the Organization’s treasurer. The Organization and Williams failed to timely file two semiannual campaign statements for the reporting periods of January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 and July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84218 (2 counts). Fine: $1,997.

In the Matter of Ensen Mason for San Bernardino County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector and Ensen Mason; FPPC No. 18/1150. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Dominika Wojenska, Associate Governmental Program Analyst. Ensen Mason was a successful candidate for San Bernardino County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election. Ensen Mason for San Bernardino County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector is his candidate-controlled committee. The Committee and Mason failed to timely file three 24-Hour Reports, in violation of Government Code Section 84203 (3 counts). Fine: $1,943.

In the Matter of Union Labor Party (Sponsored by Teamsters Union Local 665) and Mark Gleason; FPPC No. 18/182. Staff: Theresa Gilbertson, Commission Counsel and Roone Petersen, Special Investigator. The respondents were represented by Matthew C. Alvarez of the Sutton Law Firm. Union Labor Party (Sponsored by Teamsters Union Local 665) is a state general purpose committee. Mark Gleason is the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee and Gleason failed to timely file five semiannual campaign statements for the reporting periods ending on December 31, 2016; June 30, 2017; December 31, 2017; June 30, 2018; and December 31, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (5 counts). Fine: $1,653.

In the Matter of Committee to Elect Katalina Penland for El Centro Elementary School Board 2018 and Katalina Penland; FPPC No. 19/726. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Tara Stock, Intake Manager. Katalina Penland was a successful candidate for Trustee of El Centro Elementary School Board in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Katalina Penland for El Centro Elementary School Board 2018 is her candidate-controlled committee. The Committee and Penland failed to timely file a semiannual campaign statement for the reporting period of October 22, 2018 through December 31, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count); a pre-election campaign statement for the reporting period of January 1, 2018 through September 22, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200.5 (1 count); and three 24-Hour Reports, in violation of Government Code Section 84203 (3 counts). Fine: $1,120.

In the Matter of Oliva for City Council 2013, Anne Oliva, and Jill CdeBaca; FPPC No. 18/1002. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Ginny Lambing, Political Reform Consultant. Anne Oliva was a successful candidate for Millbrae City Council in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Olivia for City Council 2013 was her candidate-controlled committee. Jill CdeBaca was the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee, Olivia, and CdeBaca failed to timely file a semiannual campaign statement for the reporting period of January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count), and two pre-election campaign statements for the reporting periods of July 1, 2018 through September 22, 2018 and September 23, 2018 through October 20, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200.5 (2 counts). Fine: $622.

In the Matter of Bret Daniels for Sheriff 2018 and Bret Daniels; FPPC No. 19/955. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Chloe Hackert, Political Reform Consultant. Bret Daniels was an unsuccessful candidate for Sacramento County Sheriff in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election. Bret Daniels for Sheriff 2018 was his candidate-controlled committee. The Committee and Daniels failed to timely file two semiannual campaign statements for the reporting periods of May 20, 2018 through June 30, 2018 and July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (2 counts). Fine: $429.

In the Matter of Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez for School Board 2018, Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, and Rebecca LaVally; FPPC No. 18/1223. Staff: Angela Brereton, Assistant Chief Counsel and Lance Hachigian, Special Investigator. Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez was a successful incumbent candidate for Washington Unified School District Trustee in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez for School Board 2018 was her candidate-controlled committee. Rebecca LaVally was the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee, Gonzalez, and LaVally failed to timely file two 24-Hour Reports, in violation of Government Code Section 84203 (2 counts). Fine: $421.

In the Matter of Fernando Mercado for AUSD Trustee Area 1 2015, Fernando Mercado, and Jose Placensia; FPPC No. 18/617. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Chloe Hackert, Political Reform Consultant. Fernando Mercado was a successful candidate for Board Member of Alisal Union School District in the November 3, 2015 General Election. Fernando Mercado for AUSD Trustee Area 1 2015 was his candidate-controlled committee. Jose Placensia was the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee, Mercado, and Placensia failed to timely file two semiannual campaign statements for the reporting periods of January 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016 and July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (2 counts). Fine: $403.

In the Matter of South Placer Firefighters Local 3809 PAC and Brian Midtlyng; FPPC No. 19/389. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Chloe Hackert, Political Reform Consultant. South Placer Firefighters Local 3809 was a local general purpose committee. Brian Midtlyng was the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee and Midtlyng failed to timely file a semiannual campaign statement for the reporting period of July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Fine: $364.

In the Matter of Terri McBrayer for Treasurer-Tax Collector 2018 and Terri McBrayer; FPPC No. 18/1136. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Dominika Wojenska, Associate Governmental Program Analyst. Terri McBrayer was a successful incumbent candidate for Trinity County Treasurer-Tax Collector in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election. Terri McBrayer for Treasurer-Tax Collector 2018 is her candidate-controlled committee. The Committee and McBrayer failed to timely file a pre-election campaign statement for the reporting period of February 28, 2018 through May 24, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200.5 (1 count). Fine: $263.

In the Matter of Committee to Elect Irene G. Garcia for City Council in the City of Greenfield 2018, Irene G. Garcia, and Beatriz Diaz; FPPC No. 19/383. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Ginny Lambing, Political Reform Consultant. Irene G. Garcia was an unsuccessful candidate for Greenfield City Council in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Committee to Elect Irene G. Garcia for City Council in the City of Greenfield 2018 was her candidate-controlled committee. Beatriz Diaz was the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee, Garcia, and Diaz failed to timely file a semiannual campaign statement for the reporting period of October 21, 2018 through December 31, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Fine: $246.

In the Matter of College Democrats at Sac State and Arman Gevorgyan; FPPC No. 18/755. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Chloe Hackert, Political Reform Consultant. College Democrats at Sac State is a local general purpose committee. Arman Gevorgyan is the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee and Gevorgyan failed to timely file a semiannual campaign statement for the reporting period of January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Fine: $230.

In the Matter of Committee to Elect Brian Hall for Rim School Board 2018 and Brian Hall; FPPC No. 18/1037. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Chloe Hackert, Political Reform Consultant. Brian Hall was an unsuccessful candidate for Board Member of Rim School Board in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Committee to Elect Brian Hall for Rim School Board 2018 was his candidate-controlled committee. The Committee and Hall failed to timely file a pre-election campaign statement for the reporting period of January 1, 2018 through September 22, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200.5 (1 count). Fine: $228.

In the Matter of Better Elementary Schools Today – Committee for Measure B and Robert Fellinger; FPPC No. 18/1126. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Tara Stock, Intake Manager. Better Elementary Schools Today – Committee for Measure B was a primarily formed committee supporting Measure B, which was approved by Shasta County voters at the June 5, 2018 Primary Election. Robert Fellinger was the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee and Fellinger failed to timely file a pre-election campaign statement for the reporting period of January 1, 2018 through April 21, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200.5 (1 count). Fine: $227.

In the Matter of Arellanes for Azusa School Board 2018 and Gabriela Arellanes; FPPC No. 18/1088. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Ginny Lambing, Political Reform Consultant. Gabriela Arellanes was a successful candidate for Board Member of Azusa Unified School District in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Arellanes for Azusa School Board 2018 was her candidate-controlled committee. The Committee and Arellanes failed to timely file a pre-election campaign statement for the reporting period of July 1, 2018 through September 22, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200.5 (1 count). Fine: $226.

In the Matter of Jim Barnes for Sacramento Metro Fire Board of Directors 2018 and Jim Barnes; FPPC No. 19/795. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Chloe Hackert, Political Reform Consultant. Jim Barnes was a successful candidate for Director of Sacramento Metro Fire Board in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Jim Barnes for Sacramento Metro Fire Board of Directors 2018 was his candidate-controlled committee. The Committee and Barnes failed to timely file a semiannual campaign statement for the reporting period of October 21, 2018 through December 31, 2018, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Fine: $200.

Campaign Late Reporter

In the Matter of JM Brown for Santa Cruz City Council 2016, JM Brown, and Donna Meyers; FPPC No. 16/19814. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Chloe Hackert, Political Reform Consultant. JM Brown was an unsuccessful candidate for Santa Cruz City Council in the November 8, 2016 General Election. JM Brown for Santa Cruz City Council 2016 was his candidate-controlled committee. Donna Meyers was the Committee’s treasurer. The Committee, Brown, and Meyers failed to timely disclose occupation and employer information for nine contributors on a semiannual campaign statement for the reporting period of January 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016, in violation of Government Code Section 84211 (1 count). Fine: $117.

Statement of Economic Interests Late Filer

In the Matter of Daniel Gutierrez; FPPC No. 18/210. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Tara Stock, Intake Manager. Daniel Gutierrez, an Engineering Inspector for the City of San Leandro, failed to timely file a 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Annual Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (4 counts). Fine: $800.

In the Matter of Fabiola Contreras; FPPC No. 18/1502. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Cheng Saetern, Staff Services Analyst. Fabiola Contreras, a Board Member for the Darnall Charter School, failed to timely file a 2017 and 2018 Annual Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (2 counts). Fine: $800.

In the Matter of Greg Medici; FPPC No. 16/20056. Staff: Megan A. Van Arsdale, Commission Counsel. Greg Medici, a Board Member for South Bay Area School Insurance Authority, failed to timely file a 2015 Annual Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Fine: $600.

In the Matter of Christopher Shahzaad; FPPC No. 18/1135. Staff: Jenna Rinehart, Commission Counsel. Christopher Shahzaad, a Staff Psychiatrist for California Correctional Healthcare Services, failed to timely file a 2017 and 2018 Annual Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (2 counts). Fine: $400.

In the Matter of Lisa O’Malley; FPPC No. 18/1022. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Cheng Saetern, Staff Services Analyst. Lisa O’Malley, a Consultant for the City of Walnut Creek Building Division, failed to timely file a 2016 Annual Statement of Economic Interests and a 2017 Annual/Leaving Office Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (2 counts). Fine: $400.

In the Matter of Don McDonald; FPPC No. 19/253. Staff Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Cheng Saetern, Staff Services Analyst. Don McDonald, a Planning Commissioner for the City of Fairfield, failed to timely file a 2017 Annual Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87203 (1 count). Fine: $400.

In the Matter of Sheree Davis; FPPC No. 19/302. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Cheng Saetern, Staff Services Analyst. Sheree Davis, a Planning Commissioner for the City of Paso Robles, failed to timely file a 2017 Annual Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87203 (1 count). Fine: $200.

In the Matter of John Gentry; FPPC No. 19/201. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Cheng Saetern, Staff Services Analyst. John Gentry, a Consultant for the San Diego Association of Governments, failed to timely file a 2017 Annual Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Fine: $200.

In the Matter of Erik Ryberg; FPPC No. 19/248. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Cheng Saetern, Staff Services Analyst. Erik Ryberg, Mayor for the City of Etna, failed to timely file a 2017 Annual Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87203 (1 count). Fine: $200.

Statement of Economic Interests Late Reporter

In the Matter of Sandra Salazar; FPPC No. 16/20085. Staff: Galena West, Chief of Enforcement and Chloe Hackert, Political Reform Consultant. Sandra Salazar, as a Board Member for Cerritos Community College District, failed to timely disclose a source of income on her 2015 Annual Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87207 (1 count). Fine: $100.

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PREVIEW

Friday, October 25, 2019

NEWS CONFERENCES, BRIEFINGS, AVAILABILITIES, ETC.

None scheduled.

THE LEGISLATURE

Senate, Assembly — Reconvene January 6, 2020.

THE GOVERNOR

Nothing public announced as of 5 a.m. Contact: 916 45 4571.

THE DAILY BREAD

DEARBORN, MI — Anna Caballero for Senate 2022 (12th SD), Bill Dodd for Senate 20202 (3rd SD), Reggie Jones-Sawyer for Assembly 2020 (59th AD), and Robert Rivas for Assembly 2020 (30th AD), Ford Motor Plant tour and college football game, first of two days, Ticket $1000 to each committee, 10 a.m., 3001 Miller Rd. Contact: 916 441 6855.

On Saturday, Notre Dame vs. Michigan, 4:30 p.m., The Big House, 1201 S. Main St., Ann Arbor.


SCOTTS VALLEY — Friends of Mark Stone (29th AD), reception, Co-Host $1000, Sponsor $750, Supporter $500, Guest $250, Sliding scale tickets $30-$50, 5:30 p.m., Bruno’s BBQ, 230-G Mt. Herman Rd. Contact: 831 234 5885.

Special guest former US Rep. Sam Farr.


SATURDAY, MENLO PARK — Marc Berman for Assembly 2020 (24th AD), reception, Host $4700, Co-Host $1000, Champion $500, Friend $250, Supporter $100, Young Professional $50, 2 p.m., British Bankers Club, 555 Santa Cruz Ave. Contact: 650 814 6282.


SATURDAY, CARMEL VALLEY — John Laird for Senate 2020 (17th SD), reception, Sponsorships $2500, $1000, $500, Ticket $99, 3 p.m., Home of Karen Jones-Mason and Dan Mason, Address upon RSVP. Contact: connie@sandersemerson.com.

Introduction by former US Rep. Sam Farr.


SATURDAY, MISSION VIEJO — Greg Raths for Congress (45th CD), fiesta reception, Sponsor $1000, Ticket $100, 5 p.m., Home of Richard and Adriana Mendoza, on Roma Dr. Contact: 951 742 7886.


SUNDAY, LOS ANGELES — Ted Lieu for Congress (33rd CD), reception, Double Platinum $5600, Platinum $2800, Gold $1000, Silver $500, Bronze $250, Ticket $100, 3:30 p.m., Home of Alex DeGood and Nancy Solomon, Address upon RSVP. Contact: 562 981 2111.

STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, ETC.

Central Valley Flood Protection Board, hears update on improvements planned for levee running along east bank of Sacramento River from its confluence with the American River through Little Pocket and Pocket neighborhoods to city of Freeport; improvements call for tree removals which are “anticipated to begin as early as December 2019;” other business. 9 a.m., City Hall, 915 I St. Contact: Leslie Gallagher 916 574 0609.

Agenda here.


Board of Optometry, considers staff proposal to start charging other states and jurisdictions a $50 fee to verify California licensee status which would generate approximately $48,000 annually; if Board approves the fee, it will seek a legislative author for a 2020 bill; other business. 9 a.m., Dept. of Consumer Affairs, HQ 2 Hearing Room, 1747 North Market Blvd. Contact: 916 575 7170.

Agenda here.

SPEECHES AND TALKS

RICHMOND — US Rep. Mark DeSaulnier addresses East Bay Leadership Council luncheon, discusses transportation, water, economic development and “the latest developments out of Washington, D.C.” 11:30 a.m., East Brother Beer Company, 1001 Canal Blvd. Contact: Laura Case, laura@eblcmail.org.

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, ETC.

SAN FRANCISCO — 5th Annual Fair Share for Equality, hosted by Equality California Institute, politicians, advocates and others gather “to discuss disparities in health and well-being that LGBTQ people continue to face” and “to ensure that a ‘fair share of resources is dedicated to California’s LGBTQ community;” issue areas include mental health, transgender civil rights, immigration, safe and supportive schools, and HIV and AIDS. 9 a.m., UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens St., #251. Contact: Josh Stickney, press@eqca.org.

Among listed speakers: Secretary of State Alex Padilla; Controller Betty Yee; Asms. David Chiu and Phil Ting; Equality California Executive Director Rick Zbur; Dolores Huerta, Dolores Huerta Foundation founder and president.

More details here.


LOS ANGELES — “State of Housing for Latinos in LA,” forum hosted by California Latino Economic Institute, BizFed Institute and The Two Hundred, Mindy Romero of the California Civic Engagement Project presents her research that found “62.1% of Latinos in the Los Angeles County lack adequate housing, while 52.8% feel overburdened by the cost of housing;” also panel discussion on “opportunities that will transform the economic future of the Latino community in Los Angeles.” 9:30 a.m., USC Hotel, 3540 S Figueroa St. Contact: Paola Flores 323 204 2803.

Other listed speakers: Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia; Alfred Fraijo, Sheppard Mullin; Jennifer Hernandez, Holland & Knight; Carlos Ortiz, Wells Fargo; John Gamboa, The Two Hundred.


REDDING — Joint workshop hosted by California Energy Commission, Public Utilities Commission and Air Resources Board, gather input from “stakeholders” on developing a joint agency report for SB 100 (2018) which required that “California’s renewable energy and zero-carbon resources supply 100 percent of electric retail sales to end-use customers and 100 percent of electricity procured to serve state agencies by Dec. 31, 2045;” SB 100 also required that “transition to a zero-carbon electric system does not cause or contribute to increases of greenhouse gas emissions elsewhere in the western electricity grid;” the report is for reviewing proposals for achieving SB 100 goals, evaluate costs and benefits and outline alternative scenarios. 10 a.m., Civic Center, 777 Cypress Ave. Contact: 916 654 4989.

Details here.


“Improving Educational Opportunity in California,” sponsored by Public Policy Institute of California, State Board of Education Pres. Linda Darling-Hammond and Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, California Community Colleges, discuss how K-12 public schools and community colleges can “work to prepare students to meet the challenges of the future” and how California “can improve opportunities and enhance outcomes for all of its students;” free, lunch served, please RSVP. Noon, Sheraton Grand, 1230 J St. Contact: Kelly Holt 415 291 4498.

Also listed: CEO Mark Baldassare, PPIC.

Details here.


SATURDAY, “Galvanize California,” sponsored by The United State of Women, includes speakers and workshops, topics include “state of gender equity in California,” running for office, community engagement and the 2020 Census. 9 a.m., University Union at Sacramento State, 6000 J St. Contact: molly.ambassador@unitedstateofwomen.org.

Among listed speakers: Tina Tchen, United State of Women and former chief of staff to former First Lady Michelle Obama; Dolores Huerta, president and CEO of Dolores Huerta Foundation; Ditas Katague, California Complete Count.

Tickets $50, details here.


SATURDAY, LOS ANGELES — “Gentrification Town Hall,” sponsored by Housing is a Human Right, Trinidad Ruiz, Los Angeles Tenant Union, and others address housing issues, say “rent hikes in California are double the national average,” while “men, women and families are priced out of their communities and forced onto the streets every day.” 3:30 p.m., CSU Los Angeles, Golden Eagle Building, 5151 State University Dr. Contact: housinghumanright@gmail.com

Other speakers listed: Rene Moya, Housing is a Human Right; Elena Popp, Eviction Defense Network.

MISCELLANEOUS

LANCASTER — Sen. Scott Wilk presents resolution to SOAR (Students On the Academic Rise) High School in honor of it receiving a California Distinguished School award by the CA State Board of Education, which recognizes public schools that “best represent exemplary and quality educational programs.” 12:30 p.m., 3041 West Ave. K. Contact: Eileen.Ricker@sen.ca.gov.


HUNTINGTON BEACH — Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris presents Small Business of the Year resolution to Vegware, a “manufacturer and visionary global specialist in plant-based compostable foodservice packaging.” 3 p.m., Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center, 21900 Pacific Coast Hwy. Contact: Mike Stern 949 251 0074.


Sen. Richard Pan, Sacramento City Councilmember Eric Guerra and others host “2nd annual Tahoe Park Spook-tacular Free Carnival,” includes haunted house, costume contest and carnival games; also request costume donations for foster children. 5 p.m., Tahoe Park, 3501 59th St. Contact: Kelly Burns, kelly.burns@sen.ca.gov


SATURDAY, COSTA MESA — Sen. John Moorlach hosts mental health community forum, participants discuss “problems with the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act of 1967” and “solutions for our community’s problems.” 9 a.m., Vanguard University, 55 Fair Dr. Contact: Alison Martin, Alison.Martin@sen.ca.gov.


SATURDAY, EAST PALO ALTO — Asm. Marc Berman hosts Back to School Health Fair, includes free flu shots and health screenings for vision, dental and Hepatitis B, as well as informational booths on free legal services, therapy and service dogs, and healthcare providers. 9 a.m., Ravenswood Middle School, 2450 Ralmar Ave. Contact: Kaitlin.Curry@asm.ca.gov.


SATURDAY, POMONA — Asm. Freddie Rodriguez sponsors 3rd Annual Women’s Health Fair, provides CPR training and advice on community resources, also offers free health screenings, nutritional guidance, etc. 10 a.m., Washington Park Community Center, 865 E Grand Ave. Contact: 909 902 9606.


SATURDAY, California State Archives launches 9th annual Archives Crawl, staff display “historic treasures from 23 Northern California institutions,” including “material from John Muir’s personal archives,” a photo exhibit of “local demonstrations and labor strikes” and a “political and environmental button collection.” 10 a.m., 1020 O St. Contact: Traci Rockefeller Cusack 916 213 4373.

Includes scavenger hunt, children and teens can win Chromebooks and adults can enter to win a hot air balloon ride, and “three lectures by local historians at the Sacramento Public Library” beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent tours begin at California State Library, 900 N St.; Center for Sacramento History, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd.; and Sacramento Public Library, 828 I St.


SATURDAY, RANCHO CUCAMONGA — Asm. James Ramos hosts community coffee, discusses legislation, office services, etc. 10 a.m., Mr. Baker Finest Bakery & Cafe, 10730 Foothill Blvd. Ste. 170. Contact: Brendan Wiles 909 476 5023.


SATURDAY, SAN BRUNO — Asm. Kevin Mullin hosts Health and Safety Fair, features health screenings, flu shots, etc. 11 a.m., The Shops at Tanforan, Second Level, 1150 El Camino Real. Contact: Carol.Ong@asm.ca.gov.


SATURDAY, SAN DIEGO — Pro Tem Toni Atkins attends wine reception in support of Toni Duran, candidate for San Diego City Council; tickets $75-$600. 3:30 p.m., Rose Wine Bar, 2219 30th St. Contact: 619 239 1721.