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Culverts will come off for East Bay creek’s restoration to natural state

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

By Annie Sciacca / East Bay Times 

More than 2,000 feet of McCosker Creek in the Robert Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve is covered by a failing metal culvert that’s 60 years old. Giant sinkholes have opened up and dissolved the metal, allowing sediment to seep in, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.

But an influx of $4 million in state funding — secured by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, working with park district officials — should help save the day and provide new opportunities for viewing wildlife, recreation and even camping at the site.

Town Hall Meeting with Rebecca Bauer-Kahan

Thursday, October 31, 2019

By Bruce Gach / Livermore Independent

Rebecca Bauer-Kahan could not believe the huge number of bills she would be reviewing in the State Assembly after being elected to represent the 16th district, encompassing the Tri-Valley and LaMorinda. At a Community Town Hall meeting Oct. 23 in Pleasanton, she noted that most of her bills had bipartisan support. She took a variety of questions from the audience of about 70 people, who asked about the environment, homelessness and the future of Prop. 13.

Orinda park gets $4M in state funds for largest creek daylighting project in Bay Area

Thursday, October 31, 2019

By Sara O'Daherty / Lamorinda Weekly

PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff 10.26-28

Friday, October 25, 2019

Due to potential wildfire inducing conditions, PG&E has issued a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Warning for a large portion of Contra Costa and Alameda counties beginning on Saturday evening on October 26, and estimated to last through Monday, October 28. My office is in constant communication with PG&E as well as cities, school districts, public safety agencies and utilities in our district. We will continue to actively monitor the situation and share relevant updates via social media.

$4 Million in State Funding Secured For McCosker Creek Restoration and Public Access Project By Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan

Monday, October 21, 2019

The Project Ensures Wildlife and Habitat Are Protected and Expands Public Access

(Orinda) Today, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) alongside East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) Board Member Beverly Lane and representatives from EBRPD, toured the McCosker Creek Restoration and Public Access Project site at Robert Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve.

Lafayette kicks off park refurbishment with a cool $300K

Friday, October 18, 2019

Lamorinda Weekly / By Pippa Fisher 

Lafayette's only downtown park is about to get a huge boost thanks to the efforts of Assembly Member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan who, working with the city and Park, Trails and Recreation Commissioner Lauren Herpich, secured funding to the tune of $300,000 for the refurbishment of Brook Street Park.

Gavin Newsom's Great Mistake on Tesla

Friday, October 18, 2019

Livermore Indepenent 

We are deeply disappointed by Governor Newsom's veto of AB 1086, a bill that would have created a path to preserve the 3,100-acre Tesla site against the ravages of the off-road vehicles that have decimated the contiguous Carnegie off-road vehicle park for decades.

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