Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Equality Bill Package Passes the California Legislature and Heads to Governor

AB 378 eliminates gendered language in reference to constitutional officers and many other state officials. AB 439 adds a nonbinary gender option on death certificates. Their passage coincides with 2021 Pride Month, and are headed to the Governor’s desk

Sacramento, CA – Today AB 378 and AB 439 passed the legislature today with bipartisan support and are now headed to the Governor’s desk.

On the Two-Year Anniversary of Miles Hall’s Death, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Justice Reform Package Passes the Assembly

AB 624, AB 731, and AB 988 (The Miles Hall Lifeline and Suicide Prevention Act) rethink the way we approach criminal justice in California.

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s (D-Orinda) landmark mental health emergency crisis response legislation, AB 988, The Miles Hall Lifeline and Suicide Prevention Act, passed off the Assembly floor today with a vote of 70-0.

Region's first all-abilities playground opens in Dublin


Dublin achieved a major feat toward its goal of making city recreation facilities more accessible to all residents last week when it officially opened Imagine Playground, the Tri-Valley's first all-abilities playground.

Located at Dublin Sports Grounds on Dublin Boulevard and Civic Plaza, the $5.06 million project was unveiled at a grand-opening ceremony on March 6, where local officials and community members alike gathered to mark the occasion and appreciate the new facilities.

California could create new hotline for mental health calls


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would take a step toward having counselors rather than police respond to people experiencing mental health crises under a bill backed Monday by gun-violence prevention groups.

Callers who dial or text 9-8-8 would be connected with counselors and could be assisted by mobile crisis support teams staffed with mental health professionals.