Gavin Newsom's Great Mistake on Tesla


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.

Lafayette kicks off park refurbishment with a cool $300K


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.

Resources for PG&E Power Shut Off

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 Wednesday morning October 9th, and estimated to last through Thursday, October 10th or possibly longer.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Scores Double Legislative Victory with Two Bills Aimed at Helping California’s College Students

AB 1344 reins in predatory out-of-state online colleges by putting students over profits, and AB 807 will help break the cycle of poverty for students who seek higher education

 (Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s (D-Orinda) bill, AB 1344 was signed into law – one of two bills by Bauer-Kahan that was signed by the Governor this week.

Dublin Breaks Ground for All-Abilities Playground


Doug Jorgensen / Livermore Independent 

Dublin broke ground Tuesday for the city’s first all-abilities playground at Dublin Sports Grounds, 6700 Dublin Blvd.

The city is spending $4 million on the project to develop The Imagine Playground at Dublin Sports Grounds. The city’s planning process included extensive outreach to teachers and therapists who work with special needs children. The community also participated.