For Jewish Assembly member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda), the Concord case hit home. Ross Farca, the 24-year-old accused of making the threats, is facing felony counts in Contra Costa County on weapons charges and making criminal threats.
Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan advances AB 2626 out of the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation with bi-partisan support to bring financial relief to school districts purchasing critical distance learning tools for students.
My office is working closely with county and state officials so that you have access to the most up-to-date information around COVID-19, visit my webpage
The following School Districts in Assembly District 16 have announced lunch programs during school closures.
We will continue to update this if there is a change in locations or more districts announce programs.
Hearing on Wednesday in Sacramento Addressing Barriers to Providing Care
SACRAMENTO – Tomorrow, the nation’s first and only Select Committee on Women’s Reproductive Health, Chaired by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-16), will hold its second hearing in Sacramento at the State Capitol.
AB 2925 will give district attorneys the ability to seek lengthier pretrial detention for individuals charged with making terrorist threats
By Bay City News / KQED
Under new state legislation announced Tuesday, California's attorney general and local district attorneys would be able to pursue legal action against utility companies that violate safety regulations.
By George Avalos / Bay Area News Group
Utility suffers $3.6 billion fourth-quarter loss, $3.8 billion in wildfire expenses
PG&E posted a $3.62 billion loss for the final three months of 2019, but the embattled utility said Tuesday it’s on track to emerge from a bankruptcy quagmire linked to its liabilities for a string of lethal wildfires.
Tucked away in its multiple disclosures related to its financial results was the revelation of a new plan to spend $37 billion to $41 billion over the next five years in “infrastructure investments.”
By Bay City News / NBC Bay Area
The Utility Accountability and Wildfire Prevention Act of 2020 would hold utility companies accountable when their equipment is found to have started a wildfire.
A group of state legislators and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced the introduction of a bill Tuesday that would give the state attorney general and local district attorneys the power to reprimand utility companies for failure to comply with safety regulations.
by Julia Baum / Pleasanton Weekly
Assembly Bill 2356 would empower local district attorneys to act against electrical corporations
Tri-Valley lawmakers introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow the state and local prosecutors to take action against electric power companies that fail to comply with safety regulations.