Pleasanton Turning 125

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by Jeremy Walsh / Pleasanton Weekly

The Pleasanton City Council is joined by Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (center) and representatives from the offices of U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley and State Sen. Steve Glazer at council ceremony in June. (Photo by John A. Benson Photography)

Downtown is set for the party of the century (plus a quarter).

Bauer-Kahan passes first two bills out of the Assembly

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Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) passed the first two bills of her freshman legislative session out of the Assembly unanimously. These bills focus on gun safety and expanding protections for human trafficking victims.

“I’m thrilled to have such overwhelming support from my colleagues on my very first bills heard on the Assembly Floor. California is one step closer to giving much needed protections to human trafficking victims and to closing significant loopholes in the current practice on how firearms are transferred” said Bauer- Kahan.

California Assembly Committee Hearing on "Attack" on Women's "Reproductive Health"

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By Katy Grimes / California Globe

“With Trump in the White House and Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, politicians are emboldened to regulate women’s bodies.”

The California Assembly Select Committee on Women’s Reproductive Health, a newly formed committee, held an investigative hearing in recent weeks to discuss the effects and outcome of the Title X “gag rule” by the Trump administration, that prohibits participants from referring patients to abortion providers.

Moraga's Joint Legislative Town Hall a standing-room-only event

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A packed house of attendees from the Lamorinda area came to hear what State Sen. Steve Glazer's and Assembly Member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan's agendas were for California - and more specifically for Contra Costa County - at a Joint Legislative Town Hall hosted Feb. 28 by Campolindo High School in Moraga.
Glazer was a city council member and three-time mayor of Orinda. As senator for the 7th District, he serves Contra Costa and Alameda counties, which include 20 cities.

Bauer-Kahan and Glazer meet with constituents

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by Ryan J. Degan / Pleasanton Weekly

State Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan and legislative veteran State Senator Steve Glazer met with residents in Dublin to discuss the pressing issues facing both the Tri-Valley and State. (photo by Ryan J. Degan)

Bauer-Kahan Partners with Taylor Foundation to Limit Fatal Food Allergy Exposures

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On June 26, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (AD16 D-Orinda), held a press conference at Camp Arroyo in Livermore and stood with food allergy safety proponents to call attention to the growing deadly epidemic of food allergies and to urge passage of AB 1532, a bill which seeks to limit deadly allergen contaminations in restaurants and camps.

Tammy Ma named ‘Woman of the Year’

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Tammy Ma, an experimental plasma physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has been named Woman of the Year for the 16th Assembly District by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan.